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Summary

The sins of Adam Hardesty's past have been discovered. And if he does not hunt down his blackmailer quickly, his secrets will be revealed to all.

...But there is an obstacle in his way: sensation novelist Caroline Fordyce. She knows that Adam's quest for justice could shatter her own reputation - and mire her family in lethal scandal. And she fears what he may find. Together they will navigate the shadow side of London, venturing into an underworld of cutthroats, connivers, and illusionists. And as the mystery grows ever deeper and the danger circles ever closer, they must guard not only their secrets but their lives....

©2005 Jayne Ann Krentz (P)2015 Recorded Books

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  • Kimberly
  • 07-03-18

Classic Amanda Quick

Setting: London, England Late Victorian period
Genre: Romance/Mystery
Caroline Fordyce is the author of sensational novels published in serial form in the newspaper. But she is a woman with a scandal in her past. Adam Hardesty confronts Caroline, thinking she was somehow involved with the murder of a psychic medium and the theft of a diary that holds many of the secrets of his life. They decide to join forces to look for the diary and find out who killed the psychic.
I have to say that I really did not like Caroline for about the first 1/3 - 1/2 of the novel. She is insecure and strident. Adam is pretty one dimensional as well. The plot is interesting - at least average.
Louisa Jane Underwood, while not my least favorite reader, still doesn’t land in the top 10. There isn’t quite enough differentiation among the characters. However, she does a good job with the male voice.
Overall, this was an okay listen.

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  • M S S
  • 19-06-17

Don't like narrator.

story is reasonably entertaining. The narrator gave everyone irratating voices. At one point, I had to force myself to finish listening.

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  • Audra Adkins
  • 31-05-17

loved it. short sweet and sassy...

Just the way I like all my heroines! lived the enigmatic tall dark and dangerous not so rogue and the intrigue twisted into the story. must read... erm, listen! excellent performance to compliment the story.

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  • Jennifer Merkle
  • 19-08-16

Engaging story

I love Amanda Quick's novels. She manages to write strong female characters who live in historical settings. This book is no exception.

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  • THERESA SWAYZE
  • 29-06-16

Great book

Just wonderful. can't wait to read the next book from this author she is great

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  • Ida Walker
  • 04-09-15

LOVE AT MIDNIGHT

If you could sum up Wait Until Midnight in three words, what would they be?

HAPPINESS, JOY AND EXCITEMENT

What did you like best about this story?

THEY WERE MADE FOR EACH OTHER AND IT SHOWED

What does Louisa Jane Underwood bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

THE EXCITEMRNT OF THE BOOK AND I AM GLAD I READ IT

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

IT MADE ME LAUGH AND CRY FROM HAPPINESS

Any additional comments?

IT IS A GREAT BOOK FROM START TO FINISH THANK YOU

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  • Avid Reader
  • 06-02-18

Slow start but finished strong..

I liked both main characters... heroine was smart and sassy ...I liked the story with-in a story and the startling twist of the villian.

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