Books by Judith Lansdowne

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Shall We Dance?

To say that Shall We Dance? was a chore to read is putting it mildly. I literally could only read a few pages at a time before I had to put it away. For those who are bothered by reading multiple points of view, stay far, far away from this book. There are six major characters and various minor char ...

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My Fair Quiggley

The ladies of Lucy Lavender Enterprises have fallen on hard times and are desperate need of cash, so they decide to catch notorious highwayman Dandy Dan for the five hundred pounds reward. Lady Miranda, founder of Lucy Lavender, pretends to be stranded along a stretch of road that Dandy Dan frequent ...

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The Mystery Kiss

The Mystery Kiss is a sweet book with an absolutely adorable lead pair of lovers who are not the usual young miss and jaded rake of historical or traditional regency romance. Instead Atticus and Fleur are older, widowed and rather plain. The story they play in is a complicated mystery during which A ...

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Lord Nightingale's Love Song

I got Judith Lansdowne's name from AAR's If You Like page in reference to Georgette Heyer and started this book with great expectations. But let me clear up the misconception straight away: a long lost Heyer it ain't. Lord Nightingale's Love Song isn't a witty, ironic comedy of manners รก la Georget ...

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Lord Nightingale's Triumph

Lord Nightingale's Triumph is the latest installment in an ambitious Regency soap opera whose reach exceeds its grasp. This book is every inch the soap, with paper-thin characters and ludicrous-but-intriguing plot twists from long-lost twins to buried treasure. Unfortunately, in hewing so closely to ...

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Mutiny at Almack's

The title of Mutiny at Almack's gave me grave misgivings. I'm about as tired of the Almack's setting as any reader of Regency Romance has a right to be. Too many Regency writers mistake setting for story and the title Mutiny at Almack's had me ready for a lot of forced repartee conducted in period j ...