The Reluctant Widow

  • by Georgette Heyer
  • Narrated by Cornelius Garrett
  • 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Penniless Elinor is rather surprised at the carriage that meets her from the stage, and more so at the decayed grandeur of the house to which she's transported. Realising that there has been a case of mistaken identity she agrees to an audacious plan.

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Unexpectedly excellent

I purchased this book before I had listened to "These Old Shades", also narrated by Cornelius Garrett. I thought he ruined that book and started this with low expectations! I was wrong! He makes an excellent job of this narration, giving different voices and accents as well as bringing the humour and wit out with full force. The main characters all come across as they do in the written word and the dog, " Bouncer" steals the show with his antics.. While a very unlikely plot,its good story to build a Heyer Romance around. A very good listen if you previously have read the book.
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- JED

A good read

I particularly enjoyed the narrator as I find mans voice has far more variations which makes it easier to identify the characters.
This is a cracking good story which keeps surprising right to the end.
I always enjoy a feisty female lead character.
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- Angela Whitear

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-04-2009
  • Publisher: Audible Studios