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The Switch

Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
Categories: Fiction, Sagas
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Summary

When they first met Lord Jeremy William Radcliffe, Charlie and her twin sister, Elizabeth, were escaping from their uncle - taking turns acting the young gentleman to avoid detection. But Charlie couldn't help falling head over heels-and out of a window - for the handsome lord. Of course, that was only the beginning; Lord Radcliffe insisted on showing "him" and her lovely sister to London.

But how could he do that? With every touch, Radcliffe seemed unknowingly to incite indecent desires in Charlie, and his fraternal intent was certain to land her in a fine mess. Though it was a great game to play a boy, there was more fun in being female. And after one brush of his fiery lips when her guise was gone, Charlie swore to be nothing but his fiery woman forevermore.

©2013 Lynsay Sands (P)2013 HarperCollinsPublishers

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lots of fun and humor, with highly likable heroine

lots of fun and humor with a empathic heroine, one of the best Lynsay sands I've listened to. it is also well performed

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Enjoyable

If you could sum up The Switch in three words, what would they be?

An entertaining listen

What did you like best about this story?

I am a big fan of Lynsay Sands books. You do have to suspend belief that they are in any way historically correct but are entertaining nonetheless. This was good escapism and an enjoyable listen.

What does Fiona Hardingham bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Fiona is a great narrator but this reading was marred by her strange pronunciation of Tomas and it grated every time she said it (which was frequent towards the end of the book)

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I would have listened in one go if I had the time as I really wanted to know what happened next as the story progressed

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  • SIMARA
  • 23-09-14

Very entertaining...

This was one of those audiobooks that I couldn't stop listening to. I found it very entertaining and there were some plot twists that I wasn't expecting. It was actually funny how Jeremy was questioning his sexuality because he was attracted to Charlie and the things that happened because of that. There was a good build up to the romance and although there was only one love scene I did feel the romantic connection between Jeremy and Charlie. This is a fun story that I recommend. The narrator also did a fine job with the accents and adding intensity to the story as well.

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  • signe
  • 01-01-14

Maby i expected more, but still a great story

Lynsay Sands is one of my fav auther, but i think i expected more from this book.
Maby because i read the Madison sisters series first, and that was so fun, that i thought that this book would be the same. Still it could be more fun. I love where he wants to make the young "boy" to a man.
But overall i great story
This book i is a true Lynsay Sands book.
It's a book worth it's money or cerdit.

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  • Tracy T
  • 01-12-13

Fun Read/listen

This was a fun read. I really liked Charlie/Charles, she/he was quite funny and witty. She was a strong heroine not whiny and wimpy. She got herself into lots of antics and mishaps for sure. The hero was just okay, not much depth or intrigue with him. The dialogue was good. There was a decent sex scene. Even the sexual tension was mild. I do think the attraction between Radcliffe and Charlie could have been better. Although, through most of the book Charlie was playing Charles so it did make it difficult, although Radcliffe did find himself attracted to a boy. LOL

The narrator did a pretty good job and I would listen to her again.

Credit Worthy? Sure.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 17-05-19

Love it

I have read and re-read this book several times,and still love it must must must read

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  • Amber S.
  • 10-03-19

I love it

It was great at the being to the end and the voice actor was great too

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-01-19

Blind Love

Loved the book! Charlotte and her twin Beth are escaping their uncle when they meet up with Lord Radcliffe. Charlotte dressed as a boy is introduced at Charlie. A fun read! I can imagine Radcliffe dressed in a pink gown!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-10-18

Loved it!

The Switch was a good story and the narrator was excellent! I will definitely be looking for another book by Lynsay Sands.

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  • Katie Johnston
  • 15-10-18

Not what I expected

The book is ok, but it isnt one I wanted to finish right away. It just wasn't that enjoyable.

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  • HuMrLvR24
  • 01-05-18

Very in depth

Great story had a lot of depth to the characters & plot...enjoyed the book...as well as the performance by the narrator. #Kudos

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  • Cam
  • 06-12-17

Adorable

Such a cute storyline. Very likable and well developed characters. Only part I did not like as much was the hero’s mysterious attraction to the tight buned brother which was in reality the heroine dressed in male clothing. It was explained off but weird all the same. Good narration as well