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  • The Vanishing of Lord Vale

  • Lost Lords Series, Book 2
  • By: Chasity Bowlin
  • Narrated by: Esther Wane
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Elizabeth Masters has put her scandalous and painful past behind her. She's taken a position as companion to the tragic Lady Vale and her primary duty is to dissuade the woman from believing that everyone from the butcher's delivery boy to the ostler at an inn is her missing son. But a late-night visit to an alleged mystic in the city of Bath results in near-tragedy as Elizabeth is nearly abducted by ruffians waiting for them outside. They are rescued by a handsome and mysterious stranger who calls himself Benedict, the very name of Lady Vale's lost son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Everything you want from a Regency Romance

  • By Charlotte on 18-07-19

Everything you want from a Regency Romance

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-07-19

If you are looking for Romance, history, drama, murder and intrigue! Then look no further than the Lost Lords series! Bought to life by the fab narration of Esther Wane...worth every credit!!

  • The Lost Lord of Castle Black

  • Lost Lords, Book 1
  • By: Chasity Bowlin
  • Narrated by: Esther Wane
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Graham, Lord Blakemore, was believed to be lost at sea as a boy. While his mother, Lady Agatha, has never given up hope of finding her son again, others - eager for the title and the wealth that accompanies it - have been conspiring to have him declared dead against Lady Agatha's wishes. Her only ally in the house is her late husband's ward, Miss Beatrice Marlowe. But when a dark-haired stranger arrives on their doorstep claiming to be the lost heir to Castle Black, the plots and schemes of those who would have the castle for themselves take a dark and even more sinister turn.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent series

  • By Charlotte on 18-07-19

Excellent series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-07-19

If you are looking for Romance, history, drama, murder and intrigue! Then look no further than the Lost Lords series! Bought to life by the fab narration of Esther Wane...worth every credit!!

  • The Missing Marquess of Althorn

  • Lost Lords Series, Book 3
  • By: Chasity Bowlin
  • Narrated by: Esther Wane
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Betrothed to Marcus Balfour, Marquess Althorn since infancy, the entirety of Miss Jane Barrett's life has been planned for her by others. Through an overheard argument, Jane discovers at a tender age that her betrothed is opposed to the match. The knowledge wounds her deeply and sows the first seeds of rebellion in her. Rather than marry her, the Marquess joins the army but disappears in one of the war's bloodiest battles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great book by Chasity Bowlin

  • By Charlotte on 18-07-19

Another great book by Chasity Bowlin

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-07-19

If you are looking for Romance, history, drama, murder and intrigue! Then look no further than the Lost Lords series! Bought to life by the fab narration of Esther Wane...worth every credit!!

  • The Enticement of an Earl

  • Dark Regency, Book 3
  • By: Chasity Bowlin
  • Narrated by: Lillian Yves
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Spencer, Lord Wolverston, and newly named Earl of Kinraven, intended to find peace in the wilds of Scotland, far from the torment of wanting the one woman he believed he could never have. But his inheritance has come with a price he had not foreseen...a curse that is slowly driving him mad. He sends a desperate plea for help to his friend, the Duke of Briarleigh, but that plea is intercepted by the last person he wishes to see... the Duke's sister-in-law, Miss Larissa Walters, the women he left England to escape.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really liked the variation on a theme

  • By Charlotte on 12-07-19

Really liked the variation on a theme

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-07-19

I really loved this series of books, Regency Romance is great, but can become a bit “same old” after a while...well not with Chasity Bowlin!! Her books have passion, plots, intrigue and mystery and make it thoroughly addictive!

There’s even a touch of supernatural, but not over done to make it unbelievable...I really can not recommend this series enough!!

  • A Nefarious Engagement: A Regency Cozy

  • Beatrice Hyde-Clare Mysteries, Book 4
  • By: Lynn Messina
  • Narrated by: Jill Smith
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Having long abandoned any hope of making a match, 26-year-old Beatrice Hyde Clare finds herself a little overwhelmed by her engagement to the Duke of Kesgrave. Cloying society matrons clamor for her attention while her aunt reels off an endless list of servants she will have to oversee. Even the most intrepid female would quake at the prospect of managing eight footmen! Fortunately, Bea knows the perfect distraction - an intriguing mystery - and pays a call on the Countess of Abercrombie, who had promised her that very thing only the evening before.    

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thouroughly enjoyable

  • By Charlotte on 06-07-19

Thouroughly enjoyable

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-19

I have enjoyed each book more as the series has developed and have now come to love the main characters, given life by not only Jill Smiths narration, but also Lynn Messina’s writing...can’t wait for the next one!!

  • The Devil's Gift

  • By: Laura Landon
  • Narrated by: Cat Gould
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Jackson Rafferty, second son of the 11th Earl of Devlin, held his dying brother in his arms and swore he'd avenge his murder. That pact made in blood led him to the back halls of Kingston Manor and the woman who would stand between him and pursuing the man Jack knew had killed his brother. Miss Jenevieve Kingston has a secret. Keeping it is the only thing keeping her father alive. When a rogue by the name of Jack Dawson comes dangerously close to spoiling everything, Jenna forces him from her home. But not before he has worked his way into her heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb book

  • By Charlotte on 03-06-19

Superb book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-06-19

Full of intrigue and drama, with a dash of romance! Superbly Narrated and written well. A credit well worth spending :-)

  • The Madness of Viscount Atherbourne

  • Rescued from Ruin Series, Book 1
  • By: Elisa Braden
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
  • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Life for Victoria Lacey should be perfect. And it is - perfectly boring. Agree to marry a lord who has yet to inspire a single, solitary tingle? Why, of course. Smile as though this is not the thousandth time he's mentioned hounds and hunting? It's all in a day's work for the oh-so-proper sister of the Duke of Blackmore. Surely no one would suspect her secret longing for heart-racing, head-spinning passion. Except, perhaps, a dark stranger...on a terrace...at a ball where she should definitely not be kissing a man she has only just met.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Tons of sex, but not much plot

  • By Charlotte on 12-05-19

Tons of sex, but not much plot

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-05-19

Although some people find the narrator mispronounces her words (which she does) her voice is actually very seductive and alluring. My problem with this book, is that the vast majority of it was taken up with sex scenes! So if you’re looking for a regency romp, then this is definitely the book for you! Sadly, if you take that away, there wasn’t much left...sad as the plot could of been far more exciting, had the author of focused on fleshing it out (excuse the pun!) lol ;-)

  • The Richmond Thief

  • Lady Althea Mystery Series, Book 1
  • By: Lisa Boero
  • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6

Someone is snatching priceless jewels right off the necks of British aristocrats. With his intimate access to the parlors and bedrooms of Regency London, the Richmond Thief strikes again and again. The Bow Street Runners, the city's only detectives, seem powerless to stop him. Enter Althea, lady scientist. As the young widow of a country gentleman, Lady Althea Trent is introduced to the upper-class social scene as yet another pretty face. But her own scientific inquiries and an invitation to act as an agent of Bow Street propel her into the hunt for the Richmond Thief.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable

  • By Charlotte on 29-04-19

Very enjoyable

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-04-19

I feel Regency Romance is always spiced up with some Murder and intrigue thrown in! First book I have read by this author and Narrator and I will def be buying the next one.

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  • An Infamous Betrayal: A Regency Cozy

  • Beatrice Hyde-Clare Mysteries, Book 3
  • By: Lynn Messina
  • Narrated by: Jill Smith
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

Having solved the two murders that somehow fell in her path, Beatrice Hyde-Clare is on the lookout for a third. Through a absurd quirk of stupid fate, the shy spinster has fallen in love with the thoroughly unattainable Duke of Kesgrave and is desperate for something, anything, to occupy her mind. A dead body would do nicely.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cozy Romantic Murder

  • By Sheryl Mason on 10-04-19

Just love this series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-04-19

I have so enjoyed both the author and the Narrator bringing life to Bea and her adventures with the Duke...I see book four has just been written, PLEASE PLEASE audible, release it on here ASAP! As reading it won’t feel the same as Jill Smith bringing them to life!!

  • Smoke and Lies

  • A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery, Book 4
  • By: Andrea Penrose
  • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Now that peace reigns in Europe and Napoleon has been exiled to the island of Elba, Lady Arianna and her husband, the earl of Saybrook, are determined to put government sleuthing aside. But the head of British security has other ideas.... Rumors are rife that Napoleon may be plotting to take back the French throne and plunge the continent into another war. So when Saybrook learns that his Spanish cousin has gone missing on the island under mysterious circumstances, he and Arianna feel they have no choice but to undertake a secret mission to Elba.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Every book is a page turner from beginning to end

  • By Charlotte on 15-04-19

Every book is a page turner from beginning to end

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-04-19

From the moment you start to listen, the thrill and excitement starts! I can not recommend this series enough with drama, romance, mystery and murder plots abound. You can never work out the end, but just feel gutted to know they’ve ended! Please please release the rest of this series on Audio and let Mary Sarah bring more thrilling characters to life, from Andrea penrose’s writing! Pleeeaaasse!! ;-)