Sylvester or The Wicked Uncle Author:Georgette Heyer Endowed with rank, wealth and elegance, Sylvester, Duke of Salford, posts into Wiltshire to see if the Hon. Phoebe Marlowe will meet his exacting requirements for a bride. — Nothing could have induced impulsive outspoken Phoebe Marlow to marry handsome, elegant Sylvester Rayne, Duke of Salford, the one man she thoroughly detested. But Sylvester h... more »ad other ideas; this beautiful young rebel had caught his fancy, and if Petruchio could tame Katherine, he had no doubt he could tame Phoebe.
But Sylvester underestimated his opponent: Phoebe secretly wrote a novel that not only shocked London, but presented her unwelcome fiance, thinly disguised, as a villain and a knave...« less
This is a Naxos audio book with classical music intertwined with the reading of the text. Richard Armitage (the swoon inducing gentleman from Robin Hood and Gaskell's North and South) gives a dreamy and romantic performance, even the female voices he performs are grand! This audio book is definably a keeper!!!