A Night Like This : Smith-Smythe Quartet

  • by Julia Quinn
  • Narrated by Rosalyn Landor
  • Series: Smith-Smythe Quartet
  • 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Anne Wynter might not be who she says she is....
But she's managing quite well as a governess to three highborn young ladies. Her job can be a challenge: in a single week she finds herself hiding in a closet full of tubas, playing an evil queen in a play that might be a tragedy (or might be a comedy; no one is sure), and tending to the wounds of the oh-so-dashing Earl of Winstead. After years of dodging unwanted advances, he's the first man who has truly tempted her, and it's getting harder and harder to remind herself that a governess has no business flirting with a nobleman.
Daniel Smythe-Smith might be in mortal danger....
But that's not going to stop the young earl from falling in love. And when he spies a mysterious woman at his family's annual musicale, he vows to pursue her, even if that means spending his days with a 10-year-old who thinks she's a unicorn. But Daniel has an enemy, one who has vowed to see him dead. And when Anne is thrown into peril, he will stop at nothing to ensure their happy ending....

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just ok

I love Julia Quinn and look forward to her books but this one is just okay. I found it frustrating in places and was looking forward to the end which is something I rarely do. A couple of times I even checked to see how much time was left before it ended. One dud amoungst her many other marvelous books is acceptable. I'ts not a bad or boring book entirely just not up to her usual standards.
The narrator Rosalyn Landor is faultless as always.
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- Patricia

Not what I'd hoped for

I have loved Julia Quinn's books forever. I have grown to expect enjoyable characters presented with humor. Fun books to read. This one was more your average historical romance with less of the humor I love from Julia Quinn. I enjoyed the children in this book, but more could have happened with them - she doesn't milk the unicorn girl for all she's worth. I still enjoyed the novel, it just wasn't fabulous, and usually Quinn is close to fabulous.
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- Liatris

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-29-2012
  • Publisher: HarperAudio