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As the head of his family, Robert Beckford, the Earl of Masten, was accustomed to dealing with various problems his siblings had caused of one sort or another. However, he wasn't prepared when his cad of brother ruined and then abandoned a young lady. To right the wrong, Robert married the girl himself; but his chivalry only went so far. He didn't want a wife, and most certainly not a scandalous one. So, after repeating his vows, he sent her packing, off to a secluded estate and expected her to stay put.

After years of mistreatment at the hands of her family, Lydia was prepared to be an accommodating wife; but her rigid and unforgiving husband asked too much of her. After languishing for years in her opulent prison, Lydia leaves her country estate for the glamour and excitement of London - and unfortunately her husband's path.

©2011 - 2016 Second Wind Publishing (P)2013 Jodie Pearson

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Shame about the narration...

I loved this book... a really well rounded story with lots off things in it, just a great plot. But the narration... its a little stiff and wooden, it speeds up then slows down, at some points it's quiet and other points loud.

However, normally I won't want to listen to bad narration again... but I loved the book so much I'm off to buy the 2nd book dispute the narration as the book is so enjoyable you can forget about it as you get sucked in! I wouldn't let it put you off.