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An Offer from a Gentleman (Bridgerton 3)
An Offer from a Gentleman - Bridgerton 3
Author: Julia Quinn
Sophie Beckett never dreamed she'd be able to sneak into Lady Bridgerton's famed masquerade ball -- or that "Prince Charming" would be waiting there for her! Though the daughter of an earl, Sophie has been relegated to the role of servant by her disdainful stepmother. But now, spinning in the strong arms of the debonair and devastatingly handsom...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780749936594
ISBN-10: 0749936592
Publication Date: 8/25/2006
Pages: 384
Edition: New Ed
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4.2 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: Piatkus Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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Helpful Score: 4
I love the Bridgerton brothers; I definitely think their stories are superior to the sister's. This one is about Benedict. Probably my 3rd favorite of the series.
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LOVE this series! LOVED this book. The third in the Briderton series and it just keeps getting better and better. This one followed a Cinderella type storyline. And definitely a little more hotter for a historical. LOVED it!
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Setting: Regency England
Sensuality: 7

Miss Sophie Beckett is the illegitimate daughter of the earl of Penwood. Raised in his home, Sophie has a tolerable existence until the earl marries, when her life takes a distinct turn for the worse. Sophie's new stepmother hates her, and when the earl passes away, she relegates Sophie to the role of servant. Sophie's days are pure drudgery, until one night her fellow servants conspire to help her attend a masquerade ball.

Her life changes irrevocably when she meets handsome Benedict Bridgerton and falls head over heels in love. Benedict is equally smitten, but when the clock strikes midnight his beautiful mystery lady runs from him, leaving only her glove in his hand. He searches London for her, but she seems to have vanished. What Benedict doesn't know is that Sophie's stepmother has discovered her outing and thrown Sophie out of their London townhouse. Sophie leaves London, and it isn't until three years later that Benedict and Sophie's paths cross once again, when he saves her from the unwanted attentions of a drunken lord. Sophie recognizes Benedict immediately, but much to her dismay, he doesn't know her in her maid's dress. Soon, however, Benedict falls in love with Sophie all over again. Believing her to be a servant, he cannot conceive of a way to make her his, as she adamantly refuses to become his mistress. Both struggle with their feelings for each other, their unwillingness to compromise their principles, and the seemingly insurmountable wall separating a member of the nobility and a servant. To add to their difficulties, Sophie's vindictive stepmother discovers her presence in London and sets out to make her life even more miserable. It will take the combined force of the large Bridgerton family to help these two stubborn people realize a happy future together.

Quinn brings a fresh approach to this charming retelling of the Cinderella story, enhancing the tale with a strong Regency setting and the warmth of Benedict Bridgerton's large family. Quinn has a reputation for witty dialogue and endearing characters, and she delivers both in this delightful novel. --Lois Faye Dyer
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I really liked this book. It was so good I read it all in one sitting!
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Sorta like a the base of a Cinderella story with many twists until they come together in the end
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