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Kiss Me Annabel by Eloisa James
  

Kiss Me Annabel

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This is delightful feel-good historical romance with intelligent dialogue, well drawn characters and a fair sprinkling of humour throughout. Racy, well yes it is a bit but the love stories are well crafted and definitely tell you much about the lives and loves of the aristocracy of Regency times. Fans of Georgette Heyer will thoroughly enjoy these novels.

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Synopsis

Kiss Me Annabel by Eloisa James

If you kiss a man once...

When the dashing Earl of Ardmore tempts Miss Annabel Essex, the most unattainable of the four beautiful Essex sisters, with the promise of a kiss, she resists, just as she snubs his teasing offers of marriage. For what would she get if she married him? Why, nothing but a faded Scottish title and a hovel in the highlands.

But by some cruel twist of fate Annabel finds herself in a carriage bound for Scotland (the place she abhors) with the penniless Ardmore - and with all the world thinking they're man and wife! To make matters worse Annabel becomes embroiled in a flirtatious game of words with the Earl - in which the prize is a kiss…and the forfeit… A moment of passionate madness with Ardmore and the choice is clear - marriage or disgrace.

Yet when she arrives at the Earl's Scottish Estate - contrary to what she had been lead to believe - she finds the hovel to be a castle and her Earl far from impoverished. And she learns - in the bridal bedchamber and elsewhere - that there is more to marriage than just kissing...

Reviews

Praise for Much Ado About You: 'Great fun and love the modern take on a classic Regency romance, with all its nods and winks to Austen...a great achievement that matches fast-paced romance with well-crafted social observation...bravo for Eloisa!'FIONA WALKER 'Great fun! I couldn't put it down. Move over Georgette Heyer!
DAISY WAUGH

'Hurrah! Romance is back in fashion. No grisly body count, no lurking serial killer. The only four-letter word is love. Choc-full of romantic heroes that would give Darcy a run for his money. Sheer joy from beginning to end.'
Carole Matthews

'In the first in a new series featuring the wonderfully amusing Essex sisters, New York Times best-selling James'
gift for superb characterization and elegantly sensual, delightfully witty prose creates a thoroughly romantic treat

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Booklist

'A smash hit in the US, 'Much Ado About You'
should be every bit as successful here

.'Daily Mirror 'Regency romance at its best.'Bookstore


About the Author

Eloisa James is a professor of English literature, specializing in Shakespeare. She teaches at Fordham University in New York City, and lives in New Jersey. Oxford University Press published her academic book in 2000. She is the daughter of poet Robert Bly (winner of the American Book Award for Poetry) and short story author Carol Bly. Her father is a big fan. Eloisa’s godfather was the poet James Wright, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his Collected Poems. Among those poems – and one of Wright's most beloved – is a poem written for his goddaughter, Mary Bly (aka Eloisa James).

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Publication date

15th January 2007

Author

Eloisa James

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback (b Format)
368 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Romantic Fiction
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Historical romance

ISBN

9780007229475

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