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The Husband List

by Janet Evanovich, Dorien Kelly
Read by Lorelei King

Macmillan Audio | January 8, 2013 | Audio Book (CD)

The Husband List is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4.

Based on the family from the bestselling Love In A Nutshell, the story of an heiress longing to marry for love or not at all
From The New York Times bestselling writing duo Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly, comes the story of a young woman's search for true love. Caroline Maxwell would like nothing more than to join her brother, Eddie, and his friend, Jack Culhane, on their adventures. While Jack and Eddie are off seeing the world, buying up businesses and building wildly successful careers, Caroline's stuck at home frightening off the men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage. When her mother sets her sights on the questionable Lord Bremerton as a possible suitor, Caroline struggles with her instincts and the true nature of her heart. She longs for adventure, passion, love, and most of all . . . Jack Culhane, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title. A completely unacceptable suitor in the eyes of Caroline's mother. But Caroline's dark hair, brilliant eyes and quick wit have Jack understanding just why it is people fall in love and get married.
Set in New York City in 1894, The Husband List is an American gilded age romantic mystery. It evokes memories of the lavish lifestyles and social expectations of the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers-a time when new money from the Americas married Old World social prestige and privilege. Dresses by Worth, transcontinental ocean voyages, lavish parties, a little intrigue, and a lot of romance await in, The Husband List.

Format: Audio Book (CD)

Dimensions: 6.1 × 5.17 × 0.88 in

Published: January 8, 2013

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1427229872

ISBN - 13: 9781427229878

Found in: Romance

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good but ending was diappointing I kept waiting for more action from the villan and thought it might happen at the end but sadly the ending fell short. I did, however, enjoy the main character's journey and will to find true love.
Date published: 2015-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good but ending was diappointing Excellent choice if you are looking for a light, refreshing reading with refined but biting sense of humor. Although it's a romantic story that could inspire a top of the list chick flick, the powerful description gives you a very complete panoramic view of the values and patterns of the society of that epoch. A very descriptive narrative that is, at the same time, solid and subtle, lightweight but powerful will submerge you in every scene, taking you in a trip inside the story.
Date published: 2014-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Husband List I can't get enough of Janet Evanovich.
Date published: 2013-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun Fun fast read. Even though historical it is about a fun independent girl and the guy who loves her!
Date published: 2013-01-21

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The Husband List

The Husband List

by Janet Evanovich, Dorien Kelly
Read by Lorelei King

Format: Audio Book (CD)

Dimensions: 6.1 × 5.17 × 0.88 in

Published: January 8, 2013

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1427229872

ISBN - 13: 9781427229878

About the Book

From the "New York Times"-bestselling writing duo of Evanovich and Kelly comes this follow-up to "Love in a Nutshell"Nthe story of a young woman's search for true love. Set in New York City in 1894, "The Husband List" is an American gilded age romantic mystery.

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ONE  Close your eyes and think of chocolate cake, Caroline Maxwell told herself. It was the only way she could get through this tedious dress fitting. Even in the advanced year of 1894, an American heiress had certain rules to follow, and allowing herself to be a pincushion for the House of Worth seemed to be one of them. What Caroline really wanted was adventure, independence and to see the world. But she doubted her parents would ever come to their senses enough to set her free.The seamstress, who accompanied Caroline’s new wardrobe from Worth’s Paris dress shop across the Atlantic to the Maxwell family’s Fifth Avenue residence, wielded another pin. Caroline winced in anticipation.The angry looking woman already caught skin twice. Maybe her aim was off due to the lingering seasickness that delayed yesterday’s fitting. Or perhaps she was intimidated by the dozens of china figurines Mama had positioned about Caroline’s enormous sitting room. The sense that one was being watched by countless beady little eyes could be unsettling. Not to mention the house itself … With sixty rooms, it, too, could rattle a soul.“Your measurements have changed,” the Frenchwoman accused.And then there was that.“Impossible,” Caroline fibbed.She glanced at her mother, who kept an eye on affairs from her regal perch atop the massive red velvet and gold-gilt settee that she’d also insisted must be part of Caroline’s quarters. Normally, her mother wouldn’t tolerate such talk from a servant, but Agnes
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Based on the family from the bestselling Love In A Nutshell, the story of an heiress longing to marry for love or not at all
From The New York Times bestselling writing duo Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly, comes the story of a young woman's search for true love. Caroline Maxwell would like nothing more than to join her brother, Eddie, and his friend, Jack Culhane, on their adventures. While Jack and Eddie are off seeing the world, buying up businesses and building wildly successful careers, Caroline's stuck at home frightening off the men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage. When her mother sets her sights on the questionable Lord Bremerton as a possible suitor, Caroline struggles with her instincts and the true nature of her heart. She longs for adventure, passion, love, and most of all . . . Jack Culhane, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title. A completely unacceptable suitor in the eyes of Caroline's mother. But Caroline's dark hair, brilliant eyes and quick wit have Jack understanding just why it is people fall in love and get married.
Set in New York City in 1894, The Husband List is an American gilded age romantic mystery. It evokes memories of the lavish lifestyles and social expectations of the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers-a time when new money from the Americas married Old World social prestige and privilege. Dresses by Worth, transcontinental ocean voyages, lavish parties, a little intrigue, and a lot of romance await in, The Husband List.

About the Author

JANET EVANOVICH is the #1 bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, the Lizzy and Diesel series, and How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author, and twelve romance novels. She lives in Florida.

DORIEN KELLY lives in Michigan with assorted children and rescue dogs. She is a New York Times best selling author and a past-President of Romance Writers of America.

LORELEI KING'S many awards include the 2008 Audie Award for Female Solo Narration for Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas, the Radio Times performer of the Year for The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, and AudioFile Earphones Awards for Eleven on Top and Twelve Sharp, both by Janet Evanovich. AudioFile also deemed her one of the "Best Voices of 2008."