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  • Series: Pennyroyal Green (Book 6)
  • Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Avon (December 27, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 006188569X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061885693
  • Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 1 x 6.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #576,727 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"You will LOVE the Pennyroyal Green series." --NYT Bestselling Author Julia Quinn

From the Back Cover

The Scandal Sheetscall him Lord Ice.

Ruthless, cold, precise, Julian Spenser,Marquess Dryden, tolerates only the finest—in clothes, in horseflesh, in mistresses. Andnow he’s found the perfect bride, the one whose dowry will restore his family’sshattered legacy and bring him peace at last:the exquisite heiress Lisbeth Redmond.

She's about to play with fire...

But one unforgettable encounter withLisbeth’s paid companion, Phoebe Vale,and the Marquess is undone. This quiet girlwith the wicked smile and a wit tomatch is the first person to see throughthe icy façade to the fiery man beneath.But their irresistible attraction is atorment as sweet as it is dangerous,for surrendering to their desire could meanlosing everything else they ever wanted.

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I laughed out loud many many times throughout the book.
Amazon Customer
This is the 6th book in the series and I have not read the earlier ones, but I will be doing so.
Sharon Redfern
Great dialogue, great story line, great character development, great everything!
Claire

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45 of 50 people found the following review helpful By Lisa Wolff on December 27, 2011
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A chance encounter. Seemingly dismissed. Fate has other plans though...

Phoebe Vale, teacher and broadsheet lover, has no clue her life is going to change when she goes into a shop to admire a bonnet and get the latest gossip. When she hears the latest scandals of Lord Ice, Julian Spenser, Marquess Dryden, she is rather amused but she is quickly startled because who just happens into this shop? None other that Julian in all his black and white glory. With just a cursory glance about the shop, Julian asks to see the fans and purchases the best one as everything is the best for Julian. Everything is neat and tidy and has its place in life and he is on the hunt for a wife and not just any wife, oh no. He is courting the perfect, beautiful heiress Lisbeth Redmond. And Lisbeth is the last piece of his future he needs to finally clear up his fathers gambling mess as Lisbeth will bring the lands that were lost in a card game. But even though Phoebe feels like she was not even noticed in the shop, Phoebe is on his mind but he has to dismiss her as she does not fit in with his plans.

When Phoebe receives an offer to be Lisbeths companion for a few days she initially hesitates but then decides to go and earn some more money for her future plans to travel to Africa. It just happens to have the added bonus of running into Julian again... who had stopped by her school to inquire about his sister attending and a tour of the school with just the two of them leads to quite a few sparks! The sparks, the attraction, the desire all continue to grow especially as Julian lets down some walls and lets Phoebe see the real him, not the Marquess that all of society loves and tries to emulate.
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While the H and h of this new Long HR are appealing, the story is cute and the romance satisfying, it just was not quite what I was hoping for. In the first place neither H nor h is a Redmond or an Eversea and I've been waiting eons for Lyon Redmond (aka the pirate Le Chat) and Olivia Eversea to resolve their difficulties. I thought their story would follow Long's 2010 I Kissed an Earl (Pennyroyal Green Series), but she came out with What I Did For a Duke: Pennyroyal Green Series in 2011 instead. But that last one was such an excellent romance that it didn't matter that Lyon and Olivia were nowhere to be found.

The H and h of this new one are only very tangentially connected to Pennyroyal Green. The h, Phoebe Vale, plucked from the slums of Seven Dials as a young girl and educated at Miss Marietta Endicott's Academy in Pennyroyal Green, is now a teacher at said academy. The H, Julian Spenser, Marquess Dryden, is visiting Pennyroyal Green to attend a Redmond house party. Julian inherited his title from a dissolute father who managed to lose everything not entailed to the estate and Julian has been in the process of restoring the marquessate to its original wealth and extention of land. One last property he wishes to repossess is now owned by Isaiah Redmond, so he's courting Lisbeth Redmond with that goal in mind. It doesn't hurt that Lisbeth is gorgeous and one of the most sought after of heiresses.

Julian is pretty gorgeous and sought after himself by the women of the upper class and is much admired and emulated by the men.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful By S. Gill on January 14, 2012
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It was THAT good. I had to put it aside about a quarter way of the way through and say out loud, "This is brilliant. I don't think I've EVER read anything like this before."

A quick story recap followed by what I did and didn't like below:
Marquess Dryden, Julian Spenser enjoys and wants only the best in everything. His choice of potential wife reflects on Lisbeth being the best of the pack, as an example. Lisbeth's dowry will also bring the last piece of land that he needs to complete his promise to his mother to restore his estate to former glory. Enroute to a house party at Lisbeth's, he runs into Phoebe Vale in a seemingly uneventful encounter in a shop. Phoebe is a school teacher who enjoys gossip sheets, is smart and educated, and about to embark on a life in Africa in a few weeks. Julian, who is used to gushing and awed tons folk, especially women, is pleasantly broad-sided by Phoebe's wit and originality when he runs into her again in her school and then at the house party. Wonderful dialogue, secret midnight dances and stolen kisses result. Their attraction is so strong that Julian offers to make her his mistress (unacceptable to Phoebe, of course).

Sensing Julian's interest in Phoebe, wagers are placed and action follows by folks that generally ape Julian to be cool to bring Ms. Nobody Phoebe Vale into the bosom of ton as an overnight sensation. Julian's perfectly planned future is at risk, and he has to find a way to resolve the differences between his head and his heart. There is also envy between former friends Lisbeth and Phoebe during this period at the ton, heartbreak, and eventually a declaration of love.

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San Francisco Bay Area native Julie Anne Long set out to be a rock star when she grew up (and she has the guitars and fringed clothing stuffed in the back of her closet to prove it), but writing was always her first love. She began her academic career as a Journalism major, then realized Creative Writing was a better fit for her freewheeling imagination and overdeveloped sense of whimsy. Still, for years she worked by day in finance, software development, web & graphic design, and marketing and promotions...until the fateful day when playing guitar in dank, sticky clubs by night lost its "charm." Which is when she realized she could incorporate all the best things about being in a band--namely drama, passion and men with unruly hair--into novels, while indulging her love of history and research. Since then, her books have been nominated for numerous awards, including the Romance Writers of America Rita, Romantic Times Reviewer's choice, the Bookseller's Best and the Quills, and reviewers have been known to use words such as "dazzling," "brilliant" and "impossible to put down" to describe them. Her latest, WHAT I DID FOR A DUKE, was chosen as one of Amazon's Best Book of 2011.

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