Love and Temptation

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The Original Miss Honeyford Summary

A dutiful daughter seeks a wealthy husband in this Regency romance by best-selling author Marion Chesney.

Miss Honaria Honeyford was sent to London to save the family fortune by hunting a wealthy husband, and, being a loving if not entirely dutiful daughter, she obeyed. But if she was reluctantly willing to surrender her hand, this beautiful young lady - who could ride, shoot, and argue with any man - was not about to lose her head or heart to the dismal dandies of the marriage mart. First she met the arrogantly attractive Lord Alistair Stewart, who treated her infuriatingly like a little girl. And then she met the skillfully seductive Lord Channington, who treated her intoxicatingly like a desirable woman. And now she has to choose just which role to play and just how much risk to run.

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  • Book 1

    • The Original Miss Honeyford

    • The Love and Temptation Series, Book 1
    • By: Marion Chesney - M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
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    Miss Honaria Honeyford was sent to London to save the family fortune by hunting a wealthy husband, and, being a loving if not entirely dutiful daughter, she obeyed. But if she was reluctantly willing to surrender her hand, this beautiful young lady - who could ride, shoot, and argue with any man - was not about to lose her head or heart to the dismal dandies of the marriage mart.

    Regular price: £13.59

  • Book 2

    • At the Sign of the Golden Pineapple

    • The Love and Temptation Series, Book 2
    • By: M. C. Beaton - Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
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    "I do not think I want to be married at all. I want to be rich. Very rich...." When Henrietta Bascombe opens a confectionary shop in order to turn her pittance of an inheritance into a fortune, her friends are shocked to hear of such a well-bred lady going into trade. The earl of Carrisdown is both drawn to and repelled by her shopgirl status.

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  • Book 3

    • The Education of Miss Patterson

    • The Love and Temptation Series, Book 3
    • By: Marion Chesney - M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
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    For lovely young Miss Patricia Patterson, life seemed a delightful dream - until the specter of her guardian, Lord Charles Gaunt, cast a shadow over her carefree days of idleness and enchanting evenings of dazzling balls and delicious flirtations. Lord Charles demanded she act the part of a proper and perfectly boring young miss. Even worse, he insisted she devote her waking hours to cultivating her mind rather than captivating her swarm of admirers.

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  • Book 4

    • Sweet Masquerade

    • The Love and Temptation Series, Book 4
    • By: M. C. Beaton writing as Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
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    When the boy entrusted to an earl is really a girl, the complications are delightful. The 10th earl of Berham does not know what to do. An attractive 32-year-old bachelor, he has been appointed guardian of the young Freddie Armstrong, the 18-year-old grandson of his late father's dear friend. That's bad enough. Then he discovers that the boy is really a girl! It is against all convention and against his personal code to keep a young lady concealed in his own home. He must find a solution.

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  • Book 5

    • Quadrille

    • The Love and Temptation Series, Book 5
    • By: Marion Chesney - M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
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    Love and jealousy abound in this playful romance, set during the British Regency. Everyone in the bon ton knew that Lord Hubert Challenge had married country mouse Mary Tyre for her dowry, but no one had yet guessed that Mary had actually fallen in love with her husband! And she was willing to try anything - sumptuous clothes, a saucy manner, even flirting with another man - to get her handsome husband's attention...until she learned that two could play at that particular game.

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  • Book 6

    • Miss Davenport’s Christmas

    • Love & Temptation, Book 6
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
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    The Davenport sisters were alone, without even a dour-faced maid to supervise their strict puritanical devotions, until the elder, flame-haired Gillian boldly decided it was high time they let their hair down. Now, with the help of a kindly relation, the two daring misses exchange their somber attire for modish gowns and hairstyles that would surely give their parents apoplexy. But the best is yet to come: plum pudding, eggnog, carols, and a most breathtaking tree.

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  • Book 7

    • The Perfect Gentleman

    • The Love and Temptation Series, Book 7
    • By: Marion Chesney - M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Anne Dore
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
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    From the top of his flawlessly groomed head to the waxed tips of his fashionable shoes, Lord Andrew Childe was every inch the perfect gentleman. But Andrew's arrogant composure was almost always shattered by the impertinent Penelope Mortimer, an achingly lovely country beauty who had a clear knack for ruffling his lordship's feathers. Her nose for trouble seemed to land Lord Andrew in the most awkward situations - and love itself quickly became the most delicate of them all!

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  • Book 8

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  • Book 9

    • The Constant Companion

    • The Regency Intrigue Series, Book 7
    • By: M. C. Beaton - Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
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    "I am Miss Lamberton. Miss Constance Lamberton. I hoped that you would employ me as your companion." So it was that quiet, reserved Constance came to the household of the haughty but beautiful Lady Amelia. She would serve as the lady's chaperone throughout the season's many festivities, finding herself an unwitting accomplice in Lady Amelia's scheme to trap the very eligible Lord Philip into marriage. But it was not Lady Amelia who won Lord Philip's heart.

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