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It isn't easy making a living as a lady's companion when one possesses a sharp tongue and an original mind. That's why Emma Greyson has gone through three such positions in six months. Her current post at a tiresome country house party has her bored to tears—until an extraordinary encounter with... show more
It isn't easy making a living as a lady's companion when one possesses a sharp tongue and an original mind. That's why Emma Greyson has gone through three such positions in six months. Her current post at a tiresome country house party has her bored to tears—until an extraordinary encounter with the legendary Edison Stokes leads to a secret position as his assistant.Stokes is on a peculiar mission, searching for an anonymous thief who has stolen an ancient book of arcane potions. He suspects his quarry is among the party's guests—and that the villain is looking for an intuitive woman on whom to test a certain elixir. A woman just like Emma...For Emma, the new post brings unexpected passion and chilling danger. But when murder strikes, she realizes the awful truth. Unless she and Edison devise a scheme to outwit a merciless killer, she could forever lose the man of her dreams—and even her very life....
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2000-02-01
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Romantic Suspense
, Regency Romance
I truly enjoyed this book. intrigue murder srcret society scandal broody troubled man. loud mouthed woman and oh so much more
Emma lives as a ladies companion, having lost previous jobs because she's too opinionated. She's an interesting character and fun to read about particularly when she meets Edison Stokes. A man born illegitimate he's faught his way up through society and is now pretty much accepted. Both of them a...
3.5 starsWhile it seemed obvious to me from the first who was behind it all, and even who was behind the murder of The Bastard (as Emma calls him), it was a fun romp.I don't quite understand what ties this book to the 1st book ("With This Ring"), except that Leo, the Mad Monk, was eccentric and his ...
Not memorable, loaned from library..
I started reading Jayne Ann Krentz/Amanda Quick books because my mom and aunt like them. They're smart ladies who have rarely steered me wrong before, so I picked up The Paid Companion. I found it witty and amusing, and the pseudoregencyisms were funny rather than annoying, so I grabbed another. The...