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London barrister Jason Jonquil has spent his entire life working to establish his identity as a gentleman, a man of refinement like his father and brothers. But when fiery Spanish beauty Mariposa Thornton walks into his office, he finds himself losing his grasp on his dignified character. The woman is infuriating, pushing him to the limit of his legendary patience. However, her case seems simple enough - a small matter of inheritance. Or so he believes.

Once a well-born lady, Mariposa fought to survive the brutalities of Napoleon's war on Spain. She braved horrific perils and undertook dangerous missions on behalf of those fighting against the invading French army. But her greatest battle still lies ahead: after being separated from her family, Mariposa sets in motion a plan to reunite with her loved ones in England. To avoid drawing the attention of the French, Mariposa dons a carefully crafted persona to conceal her true purpose.

As Jason and Mariposa are drawn together by the case, they come to know the people beneath the masks they both wear. When the truth of Mariposa's quest is revealed, the couple is pulled into a mystery that will test the limits of their courage - and expose the true desire of their hearts.

©2017 Covenant Communications, Inc. (P)2017 Sarah M. Eden

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  • 03-04-17

another fantastic book

I have read lots of Sarah Eden books and they are wonderful all the way through. They are well-written, thought-provoking, and entertaining. I particularly love the humor in this book. It kept me rolling with laughter. I can't wait for her next book.

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  • Jon (WEKM) Krupp
  • 21-03-17

Another wonderful Jonquil story.

The little glimpse of Jason and Mariposa I saw in a previous book, had me thrilled to finally get to hear their story. And like Sarah's other books, this one was full of love, humor, and heart.
Oh those poor potatoes.

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  • Talb
  • 18-01-20

Not for me

The more I listen to audible, the more discerning I am about what I like and cannot tolerate. All the pronouns, shes, shes and more shes. Sorry Ms. Eden, this one is going back.

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  • shane miner
  • 04-11-20

sweet and funny romance

I really like this narrator. I think she does a great job. and this was a sweet and funny romance. just what the doc ordered.

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  • k.vano
  • 06-09-20

Prepare to laugh

The narrator is superb. Loved her in a previous Jonquil tale also. This story had my laughing out loud numerous times. A perfectly enjoyable story that will make you swoon.

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  • Carmen R
  • 14-07-20

The story was great, but the spanish did not sound

so good. In general, I like the story. It was different from other plots .

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-06-20

Amazing

Out of all of Sarah M Eden’s Lancaster and Jonquil books it’s not my favorite but it is still very good. It’s very funny and entertaining but there are parts that are kind of long.

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  • TLRizen
  • 31-08-19

Fun

iI very much enjoyed the wit in this story. It is nice to be able to laugh. The reader was excellent

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-01-19

Just really bad

I like her other books a lot but I really dislike the heroine, she’s just mean and I really didn’t understand the reason for it. I kept trying but couldn’t even finish it’s just boring.

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  • Rebecca Rust
  • 15-12-18

Beautiful story

I love the bantering of the characters in this story. this book made me laugh and cry. One to read over and over again.