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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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Madcap Masquerade

A few months of good sex erases 20 years of teaching. Like I said, when they were on the page, I devoured every word; when they were absent, I tended to read a little faster.

You might think that I would throw my hands up in horror at the faux marriage device used here, but I thoroughly enjoyed the idea — and the interpretation of it. Apr 25, Drianne rated it it was ok Shelves: The point of view changes arbitrarily from person to person and the prose choices jump from modern to antiquated. I was much appreciative of the subtle way these subtleties were outlined. Usually Masqerade don’t care for historical romance. There were three or so very graphic sex scenes, which I enjoyed.

After a brief, half-the-book span of confusion and who the fuck knows, it eventually pulls perseohone with a conclusion: I have to say that the second half spoiled some of my enjoyment of the first half. All the above no This is a pleasant, easy-to-read book that fits beautifully into the genre of Regency Romance. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


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A Summons From the Duke of Danby. Loel discovers the deception but soon falls in love with Valentine. This was an interesting story with lots of twists and turns. So I adjusted my thinking and kept on reading. This is a pleasant, easy-to-read book that fits beautifully into the genre of Regency Romance. Holly and Hopeful Hearts.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. The language is nicely done – just one instance of ‘anyways’ for ‘anyway’ struck me as incongruous, otherwise there was little unforgiveable.

The Magic of His Touch. I enjoyed the elaborate descriptions of clothing, food, and interior decorations. But can Marche and Valentine fool London society while dealing with an accusation of murder and the distracting fascination between them?

Sweet, hot, but mostly frothy entertainment. 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 You’ve successfully reported this review.

The witty repartee was great fun.

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It’s like bits of every Shakespeare comedy plot mixed together, and there are so, so many classic romance tropes here. Once Upon a Winter’s Eve. By Persephone Roth 2 reviews.

I love the language of this. All in all, I liked this book and would recommend it with the caveat that it perzephone probably not for everyone. Jan 09, Lily rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 17, Aredhel rated it liked it Shelves: It reminds me of “Sense and Sensibility” doth “Pride and Prejudice.


It’s like the author couldn’t decide what kind of book this was–tense murder mystery, super sappy bodice-ripper romance, madcap comedy caper, action-adventure story, gay erotica, or legal drama, and went with all of the above with very mixed results.

The characters especially some secondary characters were likable, but they had nothing new about their personalities – everything has been created and described earlier by other authors. Masquerave got her name from her father, a keen student of mythology, and her love of books from her librarian mother.

Well it is a sweet historical story with no real truth to the timeframe except the utterly dry writing and bland, boring plot. Often the sex scenes would be one long paragraph with no breaks until a sentence or two of dialogue and then back to one long paragraph.

Furthermore the story uses the antics of one villain, known early on in the story, to set up problem after problem for the happy couple.

It was funny, it had adventure and romance, it had everything.