Victoria and the Rogue

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Victoria

Growing up in far-off India, wealthy young heiress Lady Victoria Arbuthnot was accustomed to handling her own affairs — not to mention everyone else's. But in her sixteenth year, Vicky is unceremoniously shipped off to London to find a husband. With her usual aplomb, however, Lady Victoria gets herself engaged to the perfect English gentleman, even before setting foot on British soil.

The Rogue

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Overview

Victoria

Growing up in far-off India, wealthy young heiress Lady Victoria Arbuthnot was accustomed to handling her own affairs — not to mention everyone else's. But in her sixteenth year, Vicky is unceremoniously shipped off to London to find a husband. With her usual aplomb, however, Lady Victoria gets herself engaged to the perfect English gentleman, even before setting foot on British soil.

The Rogue

Hugo Rothschild, ninth earl of Malfrey, is everything a girl could want in a future husband: he is handsome and worldly, if not rich. Lady Victoria has everything just as she'd like it. That is, if raffish young ship captain Jacob Carstairs would leave well enough alone.

Jacob's meddling is nothing short of exasperating, and Victoria is mystified by his persistence. But when it becomes clear that young Lord Malfrey just might not be all that he's professed to be, Victoria is forced to admit, for the first time in her life, that she is wrong. Not only about her fiance, but about the reason behind the handsome ship captain's interference.

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The magnificent Meg Cabot charms teen romance lovers with this royally awesome read about an aristocratic heiress and artfully dodging English earl. An Avon True Romance book that's simply divine!
Aly DeGray
From every word of the dialogue, to every adjective describing the ball gowns and the weather, I enjoyed this novel. The characters are written so well that it's as if you are gossiping about them to your closest friend.—Romantic Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060753214
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/28/2004
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 974,916
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.18 (w) x 6.75 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Meg Cabot was born in Bloomington, Indiana. In addition to her adult contemporary fiction, she is the author of the bestselling young adult fiction series, The Princess Diaries. More than 25 million copies of her novels for children and adults have sold worldwide. Meg lives in Key West, Florida, with her husband.

Biography

Meg Cabot knows that one of the best cures for feeling gawky and conspicuous is reading about someone who sticks out even more than you do. Her books for young adults invariably feature girls who have extraordinary powers that carry extraordinary burdens. Cabot's Princess Diaries series offers up the secret thoughts of Mia Thermopolis, who discovers at age 14 that she is actually the princess of a small European country. This revelation adds significantly to her extant concerns about crushes, friendships, school, and other matters falling under adolescent scrutiny.

Cabot, a native of Indiana weaned on Judy Blume and Barbara Cartland, was already a successful romance novelist (as Patricia Cabot) before she began writing for young adults; her alter-alter ego, Jenny Carroll, began a new series shortly after The Princess Diaries debuted. The Carroll books are divided between the Mediator series, starring a girl who can communicate with restless ghosts; and the 1-800-WHERE-R-YOU books, in which a girl struck by lightning acquires the ability to locate missing people.

Cabot writes her books in a conspiratorial, first-person style that resonates with her readers. She has obviously kept a grip on the vernacular and the key issues of adolescence; but what makes her books so irresistible is the mixing of the mundane with the fantastic. After all, who wouldn't like to wake up and be a princess all of a sudden, or a seer? Cabot takes such offhand notions and roots them firmly in the details of average, middle-class American life. She has also tiptoed into mystery and paranormal suspense with other YA novels and series installments.

Cabot continues to write adult novels under various permutations of her given name (Meggin Patricia Cabot): from 19th-century historical romances to contemporary chick lit. And, as with her books for teens, these romances have earned praise for their lighthearted humor and well drawn characters.

Good To Know

Some interesting outtakes from our interview with Cabot:

"I am left handed."

"I hate tomatoes of any kind."

"I really wanted to be veterinarian, but I got a 410 on my math SATs."

"Writing used to be my hobby, but now that it's my job, I have no hobby -- except watching TV and laying around the pool reading US Weekly. I have tried many hobbies, such as knitting, Pilates, ballet, yoga, and guitar, but none of them have taken. So I guess I'm stuck with no hobby.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Meggin Patricia Cabot (full name); Patricia Cabot, Jenny Caroll
    2. Hometown:
      New York, New York
    1. Education:
      B.A. in fine arts, Indiana University, 1991
    2. Website:

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Growing up in far-off India, wealthy young heiress Victoria Arbuthnot is accustomed to handling her own affairs. But in her sixteenth year, Vicky is unceremoniously shipped off to London to find a husband. She may be in a strange new city, but Vicky knows one thing: her own mind. And she has decided that handsome, worldly Hugo Rothschild will suit her needs admirably in the matrimonial department.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted April 10, 2009

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    A FUNNY, FAST, LOVABLE BOOK

    This book is for the kind of people who like fast funny books. I loved the character of victoria and jacob. At first i was kinda intimidated by the setting but when i actually started reading it, it was pretty easy to read. u will love this book

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2014

    I love this book!!!!

    This book was amazing not a lot of nasty stuff it was short but good I would read the second if there were one

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2013

    Ayames room

    Rin

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2013

    Hilarious! Loved it!

    Jacob seeems cute and while Hugo sees decisive and ruthless, he seems adorable somehow.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2012

    Love the whole Avon True Romance series, cute, happy, great pick

    Love the whole Avon True Romance series, cute, happy, great pick-me-up

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2012

    Fun and elegant

    This book was great . I love Meg Cabot's books. This was great and memorable

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2008

    Funny, Fast Read!!!

    I really enjoyed this book- I couldn't put it down. The writing style was clever and the characters witty. Victoria was a strong character with a strong, often humorous plot to support her. Meg Cabot crafts a laugh-out loud vesion of life in 1810 in this deliciously amusing novel. It's a must read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2008

    Entertaining

    Victoria and the Rogue was an entertaining book, if not easy. Fast book but enjoyable. You could definitely tell where the plot was going, so for those of you reading this review, don¿t read the overview of this book. It¿s very sweet but I felt a little disappointed at the end. Don¿t get me wrong, I really enjoyed this book. I loved the way Victoria was headstrong and didn¿t need anyone to help her out, but preferred to help other people instead. She was witty and very independent, and with people like that who knows what¿s going to happen. I loved the portrayal of the other characters around her such as Becky, and her Aunt and Uncle, etc. I liked the guys in this book. They made the plot very enjoyable. Of course, the romance plot was a little too Jane Austin, but that doesn¿t get too old. I would definitely recommend this to someone looking for a fast yet wonderful book to read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2006

    BORING!!!!

    I love and have read all of Meg Cabots books and could never stop reading them but I could't even read this whole book because it was so boring.DO NOT READ THIS BOOK!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2006

    Perfect for true romance lovers.

    This book was very good and like all the other Avon True Romance series was a true romance story w/ out all the dirtiness.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2006

    BORING!!

    Normally I enjoy Meg Caot's books... but this one was tedious and like I mentioned earlier BORING. I could not get into the book and I feel like I wasted my money for buying it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2006

    Quick read

    It took me a while to get into the story, but in the end, it turned out okay. The character depictions are great, and figuring out who wins Victoria over adds just a tiny bit of suspence

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2006

    Super Fun!

    This was a FABULOUS book. The ending is especially good. The relationship between Victoria and Jacob is so cute! Very well written. It was one of those rare books that made me skip American Idol. Deffinitely recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2005

    Brilliant!

    I loved this book. I finished it recently, and I thought it was a bit better than Victoria and the Viscount... But it's still a wonderful book. Exciting, and a short read. Recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2005

    awesome

    this book was really good but when they came out with the new cover,i thought it looked so ridiculous and cartoony that i cant take this book as seriously anymore.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2005

    Best Book I Ever Read

    I love Jane Austen and this book was so Jane Austen like but a faster and easier read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2005

    Summer Reader

    This book started out kind of slow but as you read farther into the story it gets more exciting and you are able to feel the characters emotions. I would definitly recommend this book to anybody looking for a good read :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2005

    Wishing i could give it a 10 stars!!

    This and Amelia and the outlaw are my favorites in the whole series... so far... i still have 3 more to read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2005

    Victoria and the Rogue

    This was an excellent book. it was the third in the avon true romance series i read (I only have 2 more to go now!!!) I finished it in less than a day (yes, it was that good). It is about Victoria Arbuthnot, an orphaned well-to-do young woman who soon finds herself enagaged to the handsome Hugo Rothschild. But is Hugo the one for her? She finds herself oddly, inexplicably drawn to the annoying, impudent Captain Jacob Carstairs. When the captains accusations that Hugo's intentions toward Victoria may not be all that honorable turn out to be true, Victoria finds that she must admit she is wrong, something she has never done before. And why does Jacob care so much about her engagement to Hugo? Read and find out!!! I loved how Jacob was so up front about marrying Victoria. It was almost comical the way he said it. The only thing that would have made this book better was if it showed Jacob's point of view as well.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2005

    One of the Best Books EVER!!!!!

    Wow. I have just recently reread this book and forgot how cool it was This was an AWESOME BOOK! Victoria's personality gives this book it's awesomeness. Some of the things she does...are very DIFFERENT from the rest of the Londeners. . If you haven't already read this book, I suggest you read it as soon as POSSIBLE!!!

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