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A December with a Duke: A Regency Romance

Seductive Scoundrels, Book 3
Lu par : Stevie Zimmerman
Série : Seductive Scoundrels, Volume 3
Durée : 2 h et 43 min
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He’s entirely the wrong sort of man. That’s what makes him so utterly right.

After a horrific marriage, widow Everleigh Chatterton is cynical and leery of men. She rarely ventures into society, and when she must, she barely speaks to them. Her one regret for refusing to marry again is that she’ll never bear children. As a favor to a friend, she reluctantly agrees to attend a Christmas house-party. Unfortunately, Griffin, Duke of Sheffield is also in attendance. Even though Everleigh has previously snubbed him, she can’t deny her attraction to the confident, darkly handsome duke.

For almost a year, Griffin has searched for the perfect duchess to help care for the orphan he’s taken on. He sets his sights on the exquisite but unapproachable widow after her sweet interactions with the child impress him. Everleigh vows she’s not interested in him or any other man. But Griffin is convinced he can thaw her icy exterior and free the warm, passionate woman lurking behind the arctic facade. Only, as he pursues her, it’s his heart that’s transformed.

Can Everleigh learn to trust and love again? Will Griffin get his Christmas wish and make her his bride? Or, has he underestimated her wounds and fears and be forced to let her go?

This audiobook is part of a series but it can be enjoyed as a stand-alone.

Get this romantic, heart-warming Regency Yuletide story you’ll want to listen to in one sitting.

©2018 Wendy Herrington (P)2019 Wendy Herrington

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  • Danielle Carpenter
  • 11/04/2019

Sweet Romance

I love the patience of Griffin with Everleigh. He allows her the room to decide what she needs out of their relationship. He doesn't push her for a decision but abides by her wishes. The man understands what he wants, but know he needs to let Everleigh come to him. She loves him, but she lives in fear of the past. Her time at the Christmas party shows her that with Griffin she no longer need to fear but let him love her. I loved this audio version and felt like I was at the house party too.

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  • MHTex
  • 01/04/2019

Lovely short work for Christmas

First: The incomparable Stevie Zimmerman, 'nuff said. Alright. I really did enjoy this short novella in audio. I shall now be reading the rest of the series based on mention of the other players in the story. You only catch a glimpse, but you can tell there's camaraderie there, my favorite kind of series. The Hero and heroine are Griffin and Everleigh at a Christmas house party given by one of Everleigh's dear friends. Griffin brings with him a child people assume is his by-blow, who escapes her nurse and is found crying and then comforted by Everleigh. Or, as little Sara calls her 'Angel Lady.' Everleigh has some pretty ugly baggage to get rid of before she can be happy again, but Griffin is up to the task helping out with that. And it doesn't hurt that Sara wants Everleigh to be her mama. This is a Christmas story so it isn't high angst, and there's no typical child in peril and in need of rescue. It's just enough drama for the story to reach the HEA without suspending disbelief, and it even has a sweet epilogue. I might have subtracted 1/2 a star for so many character's names I had no connection with, but I didn't have to round up. I knew it was part of a series so I didn't let that pull me out of the story but just one time, then let it go and just enjoyed myself. Recommended holiday listen.

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  • PeggyC51
  • 07/03/2019

Christmas Angels

Everleigh Chatterton is a widow who was abused by her later husband and his son. Griffin, Duke of Sheffield, is an adventurer who wants a mama for his adopted daughter. When they meet at the holiday house party of a friend, there is a strong attraction. Is it possible that a gentle, understanding man and a sweet Christmas angel named Sarah bring her the hope and love she needs so very much. The characters are loveable, except Caroline (she’s awful). Sarah is absolutely squeezable. This is a heartwarming story read beautifully by Stevie Zimmerman.

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  • Virginia
  • 05/03/2019

Heartfelt!

Collette Cameron has written a wonderful story! This can be enjoyed all year long. Stevie Zimmerman is perfect narrating it! Griffin had brought home with him an adorable little girl from India after both of her parents had passed away. He was so impressed when the little girl took a great liking to Everleigh. Everleigh was not only a widow and beautiful, but she had sworn off of men after her late husband had abused her. At a house party of a friend, the little girl, Griffin and Everleigh each made a Christmas wish. Would they come true? A fun story!

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  • Trish R.
  • 25/02/2019

Entertaining read with awesome narration..



Cute story, about Griffin and Everleigh. She had been married before to a pervert and abusive man who, thankfully, died in a robbery, along with his evil son. That left Everleigh a very wealthy widow. And, Griffin who fell in love with her the minute she picked up his daughter but Everleigh was afraid of being controlled and abused AGAIN so she was a little hesitant, even though she had fallen for him too.

Caroline, the biotch, added that one person everyone loves to hate.

Except for Caroline this was a love story with one vanilla sex scene, which was okay with me. There’s nothing worse than a long-drawn-out sex scene in a novella.

As to the narration: I think the biggest reason I liked this novella so much was because Stevie Zimmerman narrated it. Her voices and emotions are outstanding.

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  • Catrina P
  • 14/04/2019

A December with a Duke

I found this to be a very sweet regency romance. A strong female lead who knows what she doesn’t want, and a very romantic gentleman who is willing to give her the space she needs.

This is the first book by Collette Cameron that I have had the pleasure of listening to, and it won’t be the last.

Stevie Zimmerman did a very nice job with the narration and I would not hesitate to listen to more of her narrations.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Reena
  • 14/04/2019

Excellent story and narration!

I love Christmas stories all year round! And what's better than a regency Christma story by Collette Cameron? I simply loved it. The storyline is excellent, the characters wonderful and the narration exactly what it need to bring the book to life. If you love heartwarming regency romances with a Christmas theme, then you don't want to miss this one!!!

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  • K. Nogier
  • 13/04/2019

An exceptional romance!

I loved this story! Very well written and exceptionally well read.I certainly will recommend both this book and the narrator to others.

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  • DragonRose UK
  • 08/04/2019

A Lovely Christmas Read

Stevie Zimmerman did a good job of the narration of this book, the characters are well performed. There are some phrasing hiccups that I noticed, but other than that Stevie is a joy to listen to.

This was a lovely quick story that I really enjoyed. There were sad moments when I heard all about what Everleigh endured during her marriage, but for the most part, there were lovely lighthearted moments that had me smiling, laughing or just feeling soppy. I loved Griffin's character, he is so protective of those that he loves. He is thoughtful and kind, and perfect for Everleigh. She needs that kind of man after all that she has faced in her past. Christmas romance, you just have to love it.

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  • Zena
  • 03/04/2019

Heartwarming!

Sometimes one is lucky enough to find a writer who not only writes well but can also write a seduction scene that is quite tasteful and yet explicit enough to let the reader know what is happening. Collette Cameron is one such writer and I applaud her for that.
Not only that, but she also keeps one connected to her story, keen to read on and find out what will happen next.
I absolutely loved that little 3 year old girl who came across as very cute and innocent.
I could easily sympathize with the main heroine, Everleigh and all that she was going through and the hero, Griffin, was so patient and understanding that I couldn't help but love him.
This is a remarkable story and I listened to the audiobook which is beautifully narrated by Stevie Zimmerman and I am happy to recommend it to all lovers of regency tales.
My voluntary and unbiased review above was written after listening to a requested audiobook version of it.