We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.co.uk/access.
Merely a Marriage Audiobook

Merely a Marriage: A New Regency Novel

Regular Price:£33.89
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • £7.99/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

Lady Ariana Boxstall's brother, Norris, is a strapping young man, but he's happily unmarried and childless. Pestered by his sister, Norris agrees to take a wife on one condition: that Ariana take a husband first. Although she realizes she risks spending a lifetime in a loveless marriage, for the sake of her own family's legacy, Ariana accepts his challenge.

When the Earl of Kynaston met Ariana eight years ago, he broke her heart. Since then, his own heart has been broken, and he's sworn off love...until he sees Ariana all grown-up, and then his resolve is threatened. Could Ariana's bargain with Norris actually lead her to happiness? With real love on the line, she must win over the one man who refuses to be had.

©2017 Jo Beverly (P)2017 Dreamscape Media, LLC

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

3.0 (1 )
5 star
 (0)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
1.0 (1 )
5 star
 (0)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (1)
Story
2.0 (1 )
5 star
 (0)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (0)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Amazon Customer 03/07/2017 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    20
    10
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Did someone else actually write this book?"

    I love Jo Beverley's books and have eagerly awaited each new release over the years. I was saddened at her death last year and looked forward to reading this book, particularly as its her last. what a pity then that it is to put it finely just awful. The first chapter was good and the heroine looked as if she was going to become an interesting character. The H also looked interesting but what a disappointment. Both characters were shallow and wooden without the least spark. This whole book is so lacking in the wit and charm that is characteristic of Jo Beverley that I wonder if having been started by Jo, it was finished by someone else. This is such a disappointment but at least I have her other books to remember her by.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
Sort by:
  • Susynne
    hartland, VT, United States
    01/06/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Merely?"

    It took a few minutes to hear the tale, or rather to catch the rhythm of the narrator as she was quite speedy in her delivery yet not enough so to be able to slow down the playback. Once that was achieved she did an excellent performance of a very enjoyable book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Anonymous
    25/06/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Was hoping it would get better.."

    Pride and Prejudice is one of my favorites, but I found the similarities here to be annoying. The storyline was so predictable that, mixed with the length, I was bored silly.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.