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Coryn, Earl of Ardeth, has spent an eternity in Hell. Fed up, he gambles with the Devil and wins a second chance: if he can find his heart, his soul, and his hourglass in six months, he can return to life.

Then he meets Genie, a disgraced water-girl at the Battle of Waterloo. Now, her only hope is this crazy stranger - and she's half-terrified of and half-in-love with the eccentric earl. Together they have to find his humanity, her social acceptance, and overcome someone bent on destroying their lives.

©2013 Barbara Metzger (P)2017 Untreed Reads Publishing

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  • 23-11-21

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This is an intriguing fairytale about love and death. Very thoughtfully written. I’ll probably listen to it again. There are layers of meaning here.