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With This Ring - Amanda Quick
With This Ring
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Leo Drake, the "Mad Monk of Monkcrest," is notoriously eccentric and unquestionably reclusive.  But he is also a noted antiquities expert, which is why Beatrice Poole has demanded his reluctant assistance.The freethinking authoress of "horrid novels," Beatrice is searching for the Forbidden Rings... show more
Leo Drake, the "Mad Monk of Monkcrest," is notoriously eccentric and unquestionably reclusive.  But he is also a noted antiquities expert, which is why Beatrice Poole has demanded his reluctant assistance.The freethinking authoress of "horrid novels," Beatrice is searching for the Forbidden Rings of Aphrodite, a mythic treasure she suspects played a role in her uncle's death.  Beatrice finds Leo every bit as fascinating as one of the heroes in her novels--and she's convinced he's the only one who can help her.  But after only five minutes in her company, Leo is sure he's never met a woman more infuriating...and more likely to rescue him from boredom.Yet the alliance may well prove to be the biggest mistake of their lives.  For a villain lurks in London, waiting for the pair to unearth the Forbidden Rings--knowing that when they do, that day will be their last....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780553574098 (0553574094)
ASIN: 553574094
Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages no: 358
Edition language: English
Series: Vanza (#1)
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 With This Ring
Leo Drake is known as the "Mad Monk of Monkcrest" and is notoriously eccentric and inhospitable. When Beatrice Poole turns up on his door he is intrigued and when she reveals that she's searching for the Forbidden Rings of Aphrodite. She also believes that her uncle, who last had the rings, was ki...
karenf
karenf rated it
Typical Amanda Quick (and that's a good thing) - fun story, likeable characters, awesome dog. :)
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 With This Ring
Leo Drake is known as the "Mad Monk of Monkcrest" and is notoriously eccentric and inhospitable. When Beatrice Poole turns up on his door he is intrigued and when she reveals that she's searching for the Forbidden Rings of Aphrodite. She also believes that her uncle, who last had the rings, was ki...
Jennifer's BOOooOOOks
Jennifer's BOOooOOOks rated it
3.5 With This Ring
Actual rating: 3.5 stars Took me until nearly halfway into the book to really get into it, but over all an enjoyable read. If you've enjoyed other books by Amanda Quick, you should like this one as well.
Much About Books
Much About Books rated it
4.0 With This Ring
This quirky book provided a bit of a mystery along with a fun confection of a "romance". The "Mad Monk" of Monkcrest is an old nickname for men of the title of Earl of Monkcrest, because often the men are considered odd or eccentric... of just plain mad.This Mad Monk is none other than Leo, a man wh...
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