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Say Yes to the Marquess Audiobook

Say Yes to the Marquess: Castles Ever After

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Publisher's Summary

Your presence is requested at romantic Twill Castle for the wedding of Miss Clio Whitmore and.... and....?

After eight years of waiting for Piers Brandon, the wandering Marquess of Granville, to set a wedding date, Clio Whitmore has had enough. She's inherited a castle, scraped together some pride, and made plans to break her engagement.

Not if Rafe Brandon can help it. A ruthless prizefighter and notorious rake, Rafe is determined that Clio will marry his brother - even if he has to plan the dratted wedding himself.

So how does a hardened fighter cure a reluctant bride's cold feet?

  • He starts with flowers. Ladies can't have too many flowers. Or harps. Or cakes.
  • He lets her know she'll make a beautiful, desirable bride - and tries not to picture her as his.
  • He doesn't kiss her.
  • If he kisses her, he definitely doesn't kiss her again.
  • When all else fails, he puts her in a stunning gown and vows not to be nearby when the gown comes off.
  • And no matter what, he doesn't fall in disastrous, hopeless love with the one woman he can never call his own.

©2015 Eve Ortega (P)2015 Harper Collins Publishers

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  • Kimberly
    Kentucky
    06/01/15
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    "One of my Favorite Authors Does it Again"
    What made the experience of listening to Say Yes to the Marquess the most enjoyable?

    The most enjoyable part of Say Yes to the Marquess is the superb story. As always, Tessa Dare presents the reader with exceedingly relatable characters that you would want to hang out with, swoon over, or kick in the shins. The unique story of a prize-fighting second son who has always been in love with his older brother's betrothed is captivating. The H and h are perfectly imperfect and I love their story so much!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Say Yes to the Marquess?

    Well, I don't think I can type it here ;-) It did involve a too tight wedding gown, but not a wedding night...I think my earbuds were steaming!


    Which character – as performed by Carmen Rose – was your favorite?

    Probably Chloe was my favorite character Carmen Rose performed.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Don't keep a good girl waiting.


    Any additional comments?

    Carmen Rose isn't my favorite performer, but she did the book justice. There is nothing wrong with it, it just isn't amazing. Worth a credit, for sure.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Felicia The Geeky Blogger
    United States
    13/02/15
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    "Loved It! :)"

    Read/Listened for Fun (Kindle/Audible)
    Last book read in 2014
    Overall Rating: 4.50
    Story Rating: 4.25
    Character Rating: 4.75

    Audio Rating: 4.00 (Not Part of the Overall Rating)

    First Thought when Finished: Say Yes to Marquess by Tessa Dare was a great way to end 2014! Rafe was so very Alpha (all protective and beat on your chest kind of way). Clio was smart as a whip (Yet she still managed to hold very well to the time--tricky to pull off but done very well). Together they made an unconventional pair that was a delight to read! I do so hope that Clio's sister eventually will get a book (when she is a tad bit older).

    Audio Thoughts:

    Narrated By Carmen Rose / Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins


    This is the 2nd Historical Romance (the other being Sophie Jordan's Good Debutantes Guide to Ruin) that I have listened to narrated by Carmen Rose. She is becoming a narrator to watch for in my book. She handles the fine line of lady/spitfire very well!

    Part of my Read It, Rate It, File It, Done! Reviews

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Maine Knitter
    Central Maine, USA
    12/01/15
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    "This was fun!"

    I liked this book a lot. Clio is a strong, independent woman and Rafe is a strong, very strong, opponent for her. I love their banter and the unfolding relationship.

    This has been a great series so far. The characters aren't connected from book to book (at least so far) but I'd love to read Phoebe's story at some point. It would be good to see how she ties up - get it? - her life. Narration was great.

    This book gets 4.5 stars from me. Brava, Tessa Dare!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Tracy T
    Jacksonville, FL USA
    10/01/15
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    "Fun enjoyable read."

    This was a fun read. I am a fan of Tessa Dare for sure. I really enjoyed the heroine Clio, she was strong, smart, witty, clever and had a mind of her own. The hero, Rafe was strong and handsome. They had some great chemistry and sex. The sex scenes are great, not erotica but more than mild, and very nicely written.

    The story line was good. There was a lot of great dialogue throughout the book.

    As for the secondary characters, I absolutely adored Clio's sister, Phoebe and I do hope she gets her own book. She is a fantastic character.

    As for the narration it was pretty good, I did speed it up to 1.25 speed at times and it seemed much better, she did try and deepen her voice for the male characters and read with emotion. I would listen to her again.

    Not my favorite Tessa Dare Book but still worth the credit for sure!

    6 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Heather
    United States
    01/12/16
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    "My first Tessa Dare miss. I'm so sad."

    Vastly, hugely disappointing.

    I probably should have given less than 2 stars because I paid a lot of money for the ebook + audiobook and I could barely finish it. I'm utterly devastated because I loved the first in the series, but this was such a let down.

    First of all, the plot really made no sense. The whole conflict with Rafe trying to convince Clio to marry his brother though NO ONE wanted that scenario was very weak. I usually think that Tessa Dare does a brilliant job with plotting, but this one dragged with a plot that felt half-hearted. And the whole thing with Rafe prize fighting and being ejected from society, though he was a son of a marquess, also didn't make much sense. It was all such a mess, honestly, and I struggled my way through it.

    Clio belonged in a contemporary romance, not a historical romance. The whole book had no bearing on anything historical. Ugh.

    The narration was fair at best. I was annoyed at the narrator, and she didn't grow on me like she did in the first book in the series.

    I'm telling you, skip right over this one. My first Tessa Dare miss.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amy N
    Virginia Beach VA USA
    20/12/15
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    "Great story these characters find your heart"

    I love this series!!! I will listen to them again and again! Highly recommend!!! They are brilliant and well narrated!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • missie
    14/06/15
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    "Okay Overall"
    What disappointed you about Say Yes to the Marquess?

    I didn't enjoy reading the same disagreements over and over. 1. Clio wanting Rafe to sign the papers and 2. Clio wanting Rafe to quit boxing. I understand these are the bases of the story, but I just got annoyed with it.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Tessa Dare again?

    Only if the summary/story line interests me like this one did.


    What didn’t you like about Carmen Rose’s performance?

    I felt there was no emotion when the narrator read Rafe's lines.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    I thought the love scenes were very hot and steamy! The narrator's performance during those scenes helped made it so.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoyed reading some of the cute moments with Clio and Rafe.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    Bozeman, MT, United States
    01/06/15
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    "Great dialog"

    I love a book that I can laugh with the characters. This book has some really fun passages.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer Ursula Okerlund
    Hope Mills, NC, United States
    06/04/15
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    "Say Yes to the Marquess."

    An enjoyable and entertaining Story. If you want a few hours away from every days busy life and relax this would be a good book to do it with. There is not to much angst and it has a good Heroin and Hero. and the problems where solved with not to much complication. If live where just that easy. I do also love a good ending. Just wished I had a little more info why it took eight years for the fiancé to finely come back from the government job he was doing..

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • J. Jones
    Yorba Linda, California United States
    26/03/15
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    "Sweet, fun story"

    I really like this series -- don't worry it can be read/listened to individually. The reader is fine, if a bit breathy and not always consistent with the voice chosen for the characters.

    So don't be turned off by the narrator.

    As I am sure the author intended, some of the supporting characters are just not likeable. The heroine grows on one, as does the hero.

    Truly, it's well worth the credit, especially if you're a Tessa Dare fan..

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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