The Truth About Lord Stoneville

· The Hellions of Halstead Hall Book 1 · Sold by Simon and Schuster
51 reviews

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New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries brings her “hallmark humor, poignancy, and sensuality to perfection” (RT Book Reviews) to this first of the sparkling Hellions of Hallstead Hall series following the roguishly handsome and rakish Sharpe siblings.

Oliver Sharpe, the Marquess of Stoneville, has been London’s most notorious rake for years. Fed up with his behavior, his grandmother threatens to disinherit him if he doesn’t tame his wild ways and wed within the year. Outraged, Oliver decides to hire a woman from a brothel to pose as his fiancée to prove that he can’t be forced into marriage.

When he meets Maria Butterfield, a beautiful American woman who is searching for her fiancé in the most unlikely of places, he knows she’s perfect for his ruse. But before long, Oliver finds himself willing to risk anything to make Maria his—even his heart, and the dark secret he hides inside it.

With “delectably witty dialogue, subtly named characters, and scorching sexual chemistry between two perfectly matched protagonists” (Booklist), this is an unputdownable and charming romance.
51 reviews
Janice Tangen
January 5, 2017
romance, england, twisty, suspense, family-dynamics, relationships Read from May 19, 2013 to December 20, 2016 Stoneville is a rotter. His response to blaming himself for his parents deaths is to carouse and carry on. Maria is a determined American heiress on a quest to find her missing fiance. Add in his siblings and controlling grandmother, her bumbling cousin, a whole lot of situational humor, and you have a fun light read. James Clamp did a fine job as narrator.
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Alaina Blakely
December 26, 2014
I feel it had to much going with the grandmother and less development on the love story between the two characters. The potential is there but it is missing so much of the fire between the two.
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Angela Krone
January 23, 2016
Now let's see what the rest of the Sharpe siblings are up to
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About the author

Sabrina Jeffries is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of several Regency-set historical romance series, including the Royal Brotherhood, the School for Heiresses, the Hellions of Halstead Hall, the Duke’s Men, and the Sinful Suitors. When she’s not writing in a coffee-fueled haze, she’s traveling with her husband, caring for her adult autistic son, or indulging in one of her passions: jigsaw puzzles, chocolate, music, and costume parties. With more than nine million books in print in twenty languages, the North Carolina author never regrets tossing aside a budding career in academics for the sheer joy of writing fun fiction and hopes that one day a book of hers will end up saving the world. She always dreams big.

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