The Randwick family is as noble as any but lives in greatly reduced circumstances. When Loel Woodbine, Duke of Marche and heir to three fortunes, makes an. Title: Madcap Masquerade Persephone Roth, Author: IsmaelFunderburk, Name: Madcap Masquerade Persephone Roth, Length: 4 pages, Page: 1, Published. Read Madcap Masquerade by Persephone Roth by Persephone Roth by Persephone Roth for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad.
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Dec 21, Miralinda rated it really liked it Shelves: And as with an Austen novel, as soon as I get all excited persephonf the nasty little web of intrigue being woven, it devolves into fuck knows and I have no fucking cl I love the language of this. The Randwick family is as noble as any but lives in greatly reduced circumstances.
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Rlth 03, Alison rated it it was ok Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I don’t usually read historical romance and maybe that’s why I loved this book, as I had no exact expectations when I started reading it.
How to write a great review. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Maybe too many events in one story to really enter in the characters minds and feelings but it was fun and lively nevertheless When the prospective groom sees through the ruse, he surprises Valentine by agreeing to cooperate.
This book kind of has a bit of everything–instalove, instalust, disguises, murder, kidnapping, disputed inheritances, lookalike siblings, a sham marriage, pirates, runaway lovers, scheming underlings, cross-dressing, princes, sword fights, duels, a chase to France, wise-cracking sidekicks, amazing coincidences, a Mxsquerade villain, and more!
Bewitched by His Kiss. Valentine has been raised by monks in the countryside and is completely gulliable and simplistic. Jan 24, Kimmy D rated it really liked it. I think a stronger set up would have been essential for them to continue the masquerade than just parading one and then the other personality, perhaps having Valeria unwell or going to the country. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
I dunno if it’s even the right time period but who cares, right, because everything old is just classified in the Old period, yeah? Characters take on a life of their own in my head and if a male character doesn’t read like a man I find it really off putting, but even when contrasted with his behemoth lover Valentine still reads like a man.
The part devoted to skullduggery and pursuit is just a little silly, what with the pirates, and the hookers-with-hearts-of-gold, and the coincidences, and the villain who turns out to be behind practically every dirty doing in London The Magic of His Touch. The Randwick family is as noble as any but lives in greatly reduced circumstances. How did Valentine walk into the London house as a woman but leave as a man and the staff, who greeted them at their arrival did not notice?
Yes, the entire thing was waaay too main-character-power-driven, and Valentine’s like thiiis close to being a Mary Sue YMMV; some may think he’s tipped over the edgebut I went with it and I thought it was fun and stuff.
When Loel Woodbine, Duke of Marche and heir to three fortunes, makes an offer for Miss Valeria Randwick’s hand, it seems like a godsend, but the young lady has already promised her heart to another—and a commoner, at that. Aug 19, Emma rated it really liked it. Loel Woodbine is a classic rake who is happy to spend his stipend lazily while masqueradde his way through the male population. This book kind of has a bit of everything–instalove, instalust, disguises, murder, kidnapping, disputed inheritances, lookalike siblings, a sham marriage, pirates, runaway lovers, scheming underlings, cross-dressing, princes, sword fights, duels, a chase to France, wise-cracking sidekicks, amazing coincidences, a Snidely-Whiplash-style madca I bought this years ago despite that awful coverand finally decided to have a look at it.
No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! It reminds me of “Sense and Sensibility” or “Pride and Prejudice. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. All perxephone all, I liked this book and would recommend it with the caveat that it is probably not for everyone. Jul 25, Tamela rated it really liked it Shelves: And as with an Austen novel, as soon as I get all excited about the nasty little web of intrigue being masqueradr, it devolves into fuck knows and I have no fucking clue what the fuck is going on.
Desperate to avoid the marriage, Valeria concocts a wild masquerave that depends upon the good graces of her monastery-raised brother, Valentine. Jul 06, Martha Masuerade. My complete review is posted at Rainbow Reviews. Let me say, the best part of this book is the witty dialogue.
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It was well plotted and the characters well developed. Wish Upon a Snowflake.
There were some good things in it, but I was skimming by the end.