The Husband List

  • by Janet Evanovich, Dorien Kelly
  • Narrated by Lorelei King
  • 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Based on the family from the best-selling Love in a Nutshell, the story of an heiress longing to marry for love or not at all. From the New York Times best-selling writing duo Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly, comes the story of a young woman’s search for true love.
Caroline Maxwell would like nothing more than to join her brother, Eddie, and his friend Jack Culhane on their adventures. While Jack and Eddie are off seeing the world, buying up businesses and building wildly successful careers, Caroline's stuck at home frightening off the men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage.
When her mother sets her sights on the questionable Lord Bremerton as a possible suitor, Caroline struggles with her instincts and the true nature of her heart. She longs for adventure, passion, love, and most of all...Jack Culhane, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title. A completely unacceptable suitor in the eyes of Caroline's mother. But Caroline's dark hair, brilliant eyes and quick wit have Jack understanding just why it is people fall in love and get married.
Set in New York City in 1894, The Husband List is an American gilded-age romantic mystery. It evokes memories of the lavish lifestyles and social expectations of the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers - a time when new money from the Americas married Old World social prestige and privilege. Dresses by Worth, transcontinental ocean voyages, lavish parties, a little intrigue, and a lot of romance await in The Husband List.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

So disappointed

I am speechless. I have always enjoyed Janet's books, even the somewhat bizarre "Wicked" series. But this one seems to be so contrived. The plot is unoriginal, the narration is poor, Lorelei King even makes a mistake, says "what--oh" and then reads it right. I have never heard that in an audio book before. I just didn't like anything about this book. But in order to be fair, I listened to the whole thing. It took me two tries to get it done.
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- julianne

Fast paced fun read

If you could sum up The Husband List in three words, what would they be?

Fast, fun, sweet

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Husband List?

The history of each connection.

What about Lorelei King’s performance did you like?

Her male voices were not distracting like some

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Lots of lol

Any additional comments?

Good book, multiple story lines, couldn't wait to listen

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- Melody

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2013
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio