Books by Julie Anne Long

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The Secret to Seduction

This final installment in the Holt Sister trilogy offers some interesting resolutions, but more frustrations. Sabrina Fairleigh is the daughter of a country vicar in love with her father’s curate, the handsome Geoffrey Gillray. When he speaks of being a missionary in Africa, she daydreams of ma ...

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Ways to Be Wicked

Okay, maybe it’s just me, but despite the buzz I’ve been hearing for a while now about Julie Ann Long, my first book by the author left me distinctly underwhelmed. Yes, I agree that she has a strong and true voice and a way with words that I admired, but this book relies too much on knowledge of ...

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Beauty and the Spy

With her first book, The Runaway Duke, Julie Ann Long showed she could take an oft-told story and make it her own. She does it again with Beauty and the Spy, the first in a new trilogy. Yes, Kit Whitelaw, Viscount Grantham the hero of this book is yet another Regency era spy, but don't worry, he doe ...

B
To Love a Thief

I enjoyed Julie Anne Long's debut novel The Runaway Duke, though I felt it sagged a bit in the last third. I was looking forward to reading her second novel, and while I felt it also had some problems toward the end, I liked To Love a Thief, a Regency-era Pygmalion story, even more. Gideon Cole i ...

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The Runaway Duke

The Runaway Duke is set in England at the end of the Regency period and features a tortured hero and the spunky heroine with whom he falls in love. "But I've read that story and seen these characters a hundred times this year!" the romance reader wails. "Can't we have something new?" Well, don't dis ...