The Randwick family is as noble as any but lives in greatly reduced circumstances. When Loel Woodbine, Duke of Marche and heir to three fortunes, makes an. Title: Madcap Masquerade Persephone Roth, Author: IsmaelFunderburk, Name: Madcap Masquerade Persephone Roth, Length: 4 pages, Page: 1, Published. Read Madcap Masquerade by Persephone Roth by Persephone Roth by Persephone Roth for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad.

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Unfortunately for me the biggest problem for the story, not counting poor characterization and a predictable plot, is the actual writing.

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How to write a great review. It’s all over the place with little holding it together and some of it was very hard to masquerwde. How did Valentine walk into the London house as a woman but leave as a man and the staff, who greeted them at their arrival did not notice? Of course, the fact that there was a Prince Regent and his name was George didn’t tip me off.

I liked Strand and his two friends. The ending is rather laboured, it goes on for a good ten pages after the natural ending place, and gets a little dull as all the loose ends are gathered up. Refresh and try again. Seduced by the Scoundrel.

Actually, all the secondary characters were great–it was the main characters I wasn’t too fussed about, with their inconsistent and superficial characterisation and their throbbing members.


When Loel Woodbine, Duke of Marche and heir to three fortunes, makes an offer for Miss Valeria Randwick’s hand, it seems like a godsend, but the young lady rotj already promised her heart to another—and a commoner, at that. Maybe too many events in one story to really enter in the characters minds and feelings but it was fun and lively nevertheless Also mafcap ending was so sappy and twee, that I had to force myself through it. The dialogue is awkward and overblown, trying very hard to be in a perceived historical style but ultimately delivers a dry, boring narration.

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When the prospective groom sees through the ruse, he surprises Valentine by agreeing to cooperate. The writing is good, the characters are entertaining and I was happy to have read the story. The characters are staid and predictable from their declarations of love to their overly wordy dialogue. Jun 02, Shawn rated it liked it Shelves: It’s like bits of every Shakespeare comedy plot mixed together, and there are so, so many classic romance tropes here.

Trivia About Madcap Masquerade. Heart of Fragile Masqueraee. An avid rider, she wishes some day to live on a farm and breed horses, but for now, she’s a city girl.

Unfortunately the intended bride loves another and decides to send her identical twin brother, dressed as a woman, in her place. Harlequin Historical March – Box Set 1 of 2. I have to say that the second half spoiled some of my enjoyment of the first half. Persephone is a lifelong admirer of Georgette Heyer and romance in general. Books by Persephone Roth. Apr 22, Kinny rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 01, Midnight rated it really liked it.


Madcap Masquerade by Persephone Roth

I found this to be a fun and entertaining read, and it was a nice change of pace from some of the more “angsty” books I’ve read recently. Jan 11, Mary rated it it was amazing.

Often the sex scenes would be one long paragraph with no breaks until a sentence or two of dialogue and then back to one long paragraph. I love the language of this. Since the villain is told early, the story is really about the two men as they have sex and navigate the problems the villain sets for them. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

Account Options Sign in. There’s a cartoon-ish, mustache-twirling villain, whose schemes are unrealistic and implausible. Desperate to avoid the marriage, Valeria concocts a wild scheme that depends upon the good graces of her monastery-raised brother, Valentine.

Have You Any Rogues? All the above notwithstanding, the sex scenes were certainly warm enough to satisfy, while somehow remaining faithful to the feel of the rest of the writing. I have a feeling that Madcap Masquerade is book that people will either love or hate. The Order of the Lily.