The Lady Most Likely...

The Lady Most Likely...

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The Lady Most Likely... by Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, Connie Brockway

Three of the brightest stars of historical romance invite you to a party at the country home of the Honorable Marquess of Finchley

Hugh Dunne, the Earl of Briarly, needs a wife, so his sister hands him a list of delectable damsels and promises to invite them— and a few other gentlemen—to her country house for what is sure to be the event of the season.

Hugh will have time to woo whichever lady he most desires . . . Unless someone else snatches her first.

The invitation list includes:

  • The horse-mad but irresistibly handsome Earl of Briarly
  • The always outspoken Miss Katherine Peyton
  • The dashing war hero Captain Neill Oakes
  • The impossibly beautiful (and painfully shy) Miss Gwendolyn Passmore
  • The terribly eligible new Earl of Charters
  • The widowed Lady Georgina Sorrell (who has no plans to marry, ever)

And your hostess, Lady Carolyn Finchley, an irrepressible matchmaker who plans to find the lady most likely . . . to capture her brother's untamed heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061247828
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 244,671
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Julia Quinn started writing her first book one month after finishing college and has been tapping away at her keyboard ever since. The New York Times bestselling author of sixteen novels for Avon Books, she is a graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest.

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The Lady Most Likely... 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 268 reviews.
The_Reading_Reviewer More than 1 year ago
In this corner we have Hugh Theodore Dunne, earl of Briarly who is in need of a wife to produce an heir. In the other corner you have Hugh's sisters ready to make this happen and devising a list of prospective candidates. Which leave two other corners of potential women of merit who can become his wife with each of them having their own story to tell. Lady Georgina Sorrell is a widow who plans to stay that way until she meets the match of love she has searched for. Gwendolyn Passmore who is the stunningly beautiful belle of the Ton and the envy of every eligible female. Lastly there is Miss Katherine Petyon who tries to hard to be everything everyone wants and displays her displeasure with a flair for the dramatic this side of diva. Hugh was to pick a wife based on their qualities that most match his beloved horses in that they are strong, reliable and willing to be tamed. He has friends who provide other advise and in fact move in on his potential candidates while Hugh is concerning himself with which horse is the best match for a race instead of wooing his potential brides. A house party was never this much fun before and trying to see at the end of each story who will be left standing is fascinating. This book is fun and the stories so entertaining and well written you find it hard to believe this was not written by one author instead of three. The chapters continue with a consistent theme and ensure the reader can keep the ebb and flow of the stories. While some parts may seem a little too well revealed this book regardless is so charming and the characters endearing you will soon forget any small flaws.
KayLynnIN More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book! I'm a big fan of Julia Quinn books, and the other authors meshed wonderfully.
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Tiffany_Dover57 More than 1 year ago
I checked out the audio book from the library. The narrator was superb. It wasn't quite what I expected. There were a plethora of main characters and in the beginning I had difficulty keeping everyone straight.  This story was a bunch of sweet love matches made during a summer party. Each couple had a unique flavor to their interactions even though they all knew each other very well or at least knew of each other.  Really, what can be better than a bunch of happy endings all at once? I bet much enjoyed this book and will be looking for more from Julia Quinn.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really liked this book! Three stories in one Book!
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Due to a glitch I posted my review for another book (The Hazzards of Huntington a Duke) below. I will give this book the average rating and will attempt to fix the error.
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I really enjoyed the three shorter, intertwined romances. This left me with a nice "feel good" and a great way to unwind at bedtime. Only the third story got a little silly because of the heroine in the third story, but overall I liked that story too. As a whole I would give the 1st story 4.5 stars, the second 5 stars, and the final story 4 stars.
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LadyScarlet More than 1 year ago
Great read from great authors. Read it for the Stable scene alone!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great single story told by these 3 authors.
kronan1 More than 1 year ago
It was OK............................................................................................................ The Kate and Neil part of the book brought it down a star.
dienia More than 1 year ago
a cute fast paced story line
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Quick read -not the best from these authors. Story 3 had alittle more sex than the other 2, still timid though. A light hearted read for an afternoon.
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