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by Celeste Bradley
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Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it 4 years ago
The Pretender by Celeste Bradley Book 1 of The Liar's Club Rule #1: Never fall in love. She had a secret she'd do anything to hide. Agatha Cunnington, a headstrong beauty from the country, has come to London in search of her missing brother James. The only clue she has is a cryptic letter sign...
A History Nut's Romantic State of Mind
The book started great. The chimneysweep of a hero totally had my attention and I love Simon for a name for my hero, a close second to Harry, my all time favorite. But I digress. Then Agatha happened. Oh, overly bold, lying, plump, virgin-turned-harlot, love-being-on-top, Simon-jumping Agatha. Very ...
Cassandra Reads
Cassandra Reads rated it 8 years ago
I was a little unsure of this book at first, not because it was slow at first or anything (the first pages takes the reader right into the action) but because it is the first book in a series and those always seem to be a hit or miss for me. This book being a hit for me isn't really that big of a s...
Book Hoarders Anonymous
Book Hoarders Anonymous rated it 9 years ago
Took me a bit, mostly because I got smacked down by a vile headache, but...Ms Bradley, where were you 20 years ago, when I was so desperate for humor in my romances that I read Catherine Coulter of the moronic heroines and asshat heroes because they were occasionally funny? Gaaah....So our h is on ...
trewen
trewen rated it 10 years ago
3 1/2 starsThis was my first Celeste Bradley.It wasn't bad, but only a small chunk held my interest.Simon is a spy who came across as a bit amateurish and made too many assumptions.And his character fell flat for me.I loved Agatha. She was funny and wasn't caught up in propriety.The two were good to...
In The Mood For LOVE
In The Mood For LOVE rated it 10 years ago
4.5 starsA great book that I thoroughly enjoyed even though light romances are not really my kind of thing. Still, Bradley's humor works for me just right. Plus, I just adored the hero and heroine; they were perfect for each other and had great chemistry. And the secondary characters, from the buttl...
LauraBeth
LauraBeth rated it 10 years ago
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The Romanceaholic
The Romanceaholic rated it 12 years ago
re-read July 2010Oh how I love a good regency spy novel lol This book was a true comedy of errors. Everyone has their own secrets and machinations and they all keep inadvertently mucking up everyone else's plans.Simon and Agatha had such chemistry! Even when they were telling themselves to stay awa...
The Book Gourmet
The Book Gourmet rated it 13 years ago
Miss Agatha Cunnington is in dire need of a man. In search of her missing brother, James, she has ventured to London as Mrs. Applequist, but needless to say, her dear Mortimer does not exist. Now, with callers banging on her front door demanding to meet this elusive, adventurous Mortimer, Agatha sna...
Mitabird
Mitabird rated it 14 years ago
3.5 stars
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