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Summary

Elizabeth knows what's expected of her - perfection. She's the daughter of an earl and expected to marry well and say and do the right things with a smile on her face when inside she's dying for a chance to escape. Thanks to an inheritance her godmother left her years ago, her chance will come with her next birthday.

Her hopes of escape abruptly end when Robert, her childhood nemesis whom she hasn't seen in over 14 years, comes back into her life and does everything he can to drive her out of her mind even as he steals her heart. He hated her. At least he tried to hate her, but it was so damn difficult to hate someone that he couldn't live without. He tried to ignore her, tried to focus on anything but her, but nothing worked. Somehow she made her way into his heart and started to make him want things that he never thought possible, made him smile and laugh even while she drove him out of his mind and started a legacy by turning him into...a Bradford.

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Enjoyable TRUCE

This book would have been much better if the narrator had used her own voice throughout. Would have given it 5 stars. Her attempt at different English accents was awful. Even snobby aristocrats don't talk like that, spoiled it for me.

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loved this audiobook

What can I say, these audiobooks just keep getting better. I even appreciated Fran's British accent 😁
On to the next book.

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  • Simon
  • walsall, United Kingdom
  • 30-05-16

Oh dear, what a shame!

I have loved R. L. Mathewson's other books in this series as well as some of her other works.
The narrator Fran Jules is one of my favourites to listen too and I'm deeply sorry to say this ...
Do Not Buy This Book, the English accents are appalling so awful in fact they completely destroyed the story for me

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Not bad accept for the english accents

Would you consider the audio edition of Truce to be better than the print version?

This audio version is a bit off putting because of the incorrect English accents of the characters. Therefore although the books was well read (except for the criticism above) I would go with the printed version over this audio book

Would you be willing to try another one of Fran Jules’s performances?

Yes, Her other books in this series have been well read.

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  • Book Junkie
  • 28-02-16

Great romantic comedy

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Hilarious, surprising, and a small glimpse back to how the Bradford's ended up in America. It's interesting to see familial traits all the way back to the 1800's. Great read. Laugh out loud funny. Great plot, storyline, and character development.

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  • Vicki
  • 30-03-16

Love, Love, Love the Bradford Men

This is one of my favorite series. The Bradford men crack me up. I love Mathewson's writing style and pace of the stories. I can't imagine anyone except Fran Jules performing these stories. Fran Jules ROCKS the Bradford Family.

The family trait of the Bradford's, including uncles and cousins is their ravenous appetites and love of food. Their antics against each other cause them to be banned from restaurants, food delivery services and of course all-you-can-eat buffets.

They tend to fall in love with women who are the opposite of what they envision to be their perfect wife. They also tend to bicker with and aggravate these women. I love how the Bradford men will take a statement or argument with their girlfriend/neighbor and turn it around to benefit them.

There's also a lot of sex. The Bradford men are extremely persistent in getting their way in the bed.

I go to these books after listening to an emotional draining story or dark suspense thriller or if I'm in a book rut. These stories also take on real life issues like being overweight, being a foster child, various medical issues but everything always works out with a HEA.

These books are well worth the credit or dollars.

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  • Denise
  • 15-02-16

Fun, comedic romance

I discovered this author last year and she has yet to let me down. Her writing ability is fresh and I love the story of the Bradford family. Most of the time the Bradford antics have me laughing out loud. This is an enjoyable love story of how the Bradfords came to. be. I bought it on sale it was well worth the $. While I listened to this particular story, I really do enjoy reading the light wit this author seems to bring alive with her stories.

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  • I HATE THIS NEW LOOK
  • 20-02-16

GREAT FUNNY LOVING STORY. LOVED IT

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This is a really good story great narration. I love this series so much. Must have book. This is one I can listen to over and over again

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  • Katherine
  • 05-11-17

my favorite in the series so far

This is my favor book in this series so far. I feel like this gives a great background for the other books in the series. Please it has a great story line.

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  • Lori S.
  • 15-03-16

Another hit

This series is a mix of hot hilarious and sweet. I love how the story is told. Passing stories down though the family is the sweetest thing. I simply loved everything about the book. Heart warming!

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  • Cam
  • 24-04-16

The most seductive neighbor!!!

Yes H/H's behaviors are childish but it seems real to me. Sometimes some people get the worse out of you. This is one of those books that leave you thinking at the end of it. In a way you are happy because the H/H ended up together of course, but in other sad because their life had to be so hard for two people growing up in luxury and with families so well off. Also stories that move forward decades always gives one a sense of melancholy to see it all gone and replaced by the new. Loved the love scenes especially the first one in the orangery. Loved this book.

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  • LexiMuse
  • 16-06-18

Prequel for the Bradford’s series

Cute, funny story about the early Bradford’s. The narration is limited and the story predictable but the dialog is entertaining, sexy, and occasionally romantic.

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  • Belinda Ervin
  • 16-04-18

I am so in love with this Book series.

Don’t know why I thought I wouldn’t like this book since it went back to the past. Boy was I wrong, it’s one of my favorites. Hell I love them all but I love this one especially because it’s the beginning of how everything came to be.

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  • Brenda
  • 21-03-18

great book

great book don't usually like to go back in time but this was cute narrator did a very good job