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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (4,006 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Narrator: Ashford McNab Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Maiden Lane Series Release Date: August 2010 ISBN: 9781607885115
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From the New York Times bestselling author of To Desire a Devil comes this thrilling tale of danger, desire, and dark passions.


Infamous for his wild, sensual needs, Lazarus Huntington, Lord Caire, is searching for a savage killer in St. Giles, London's most notorious slum. Widowed Temperance Dews knows St. Giles like the back of her hand-she's spent a lifetime caring for its inhabitants at the foundling home her family established. Now that home is at risk . . .


Caire makes a simple offer-in return for Temperance's help navigating the perilous alleys of St. Giles, he will introduce her to London's high society so that she can find a benefactor for the home. But Temperance may not be the innocent she seems, and what begins as cold calculation soon falls prey to a passion that neither can control-one that may well destroy them both.


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Quotes & Awards

  • Bestseller Hoyt brings steamy sensuality...in this engaging series launch... enhanced by earthy, richly detailed characterizations and deft historical touches. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • There's an enchantment to Hoyt's stories that makes you believe in the magic of love. -Romantic Times BOOKreviews Magazine
  • Elizabeth Hoyt writes with flair, sophistication, and unstoppable passion. -Julianne MacLean, author of PORTRAIT OF A LOVER
  • Hoyt is firmly in control of her craft with engaging characters, gripping plot and clever dialogue. -Publishers Weekly
  • The new master of the historical romance genre. -HistoricalRomanceWriters.com
  • A sexy, steamy treat! -Connie Brockway, USA Today bestselling author on THE RAVEN PRINCE
  • “Bestseller Hoyt brings steamy sensuality to the slums of early eighteenth-century London in this engaging series launch…Readers will enjoy the unusual pairing of an aristocratic man and a poor but educated widow, enhanced by earthy, richly detailed characterizations and deft historical touches.” 

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Hoyt uses her gift for reimagining classic fairy tale themes to create a magnificently rendered story that not only enchants but enthralls. With its mesmerizing plot and unforgettable characters, Wicked Intentions will make readers eager for the next Maiden Lane novel.”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “With a dash of sharp wit; a rare literary flair for creating complex, compelling characters; and lively writing that packs a powerful emotional punch, Hoyt delivers the first sensually charged, danger-infused installment in a new Georgian-set series.”


  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Katie(babs) | 3/5/2012

    " Pretty hot romance but the hero and heroine angst is a bit too much at times. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Natālija | 2/24/2012

    " The book is like a fresh breeze: a truly unique story and unforgettable characters. Can't wait to read Mickey and Silence's story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Diana | 11/11/2011

    " I'm not a big fan of where EH is going lately, and this is just another example. I'd read this if it was in the library, but won't bother buying them. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Andita | 7/19/2011

    " It has flaws but I enjoyed the characters, for the most part. The book sucked me in and I couldnt put it down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Literati_Lit | 7/6/2011

    " Wanted to try out historical fiction, since I read Wendy Vella's Reluctant Countess. I picked Hoyt on a whim and I'm glad I did. The Maiden Lane series is very enjoyable. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Share | 5/23/2011

    " Dull, cold, unlovable characters.
    This was my first book by Hoyt and it will be my last!

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Cate | 5/14/2011

    " "I feel bad about myself because I like sex."
    "I don't have feelings because this one time twenty years ago someone made me feel sad."
    "Want to hook up and make each other miserable?"
    "Yeah, totally." "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Denise | 5/1/2011

    " Now I see what all the fuss between my GR friends is all about! What a fantastic story. I am very anxious to read the next book in this series. I can't wait till Silence's story comes out in September. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 gina~* | 4/21/2011

    " I could. not. put this book down!!! It had everything I hope for in a romance: lots o' steam, a dark mystery, poor heroine title aristocrat.. Perfect. I'm hoping I found a new author to hunt for. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Beth | 4/18/2011

    " Loved it. The characters were so complex and had so much to work through with each other. Both of them were tortured souls who found & healed each other. Won't give away surprise but it was a good one. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Melanie | 3/29/2011

    " Starts out a bit slow but the story gets better as it goes along. Would have liked to have the murder mystery a bit more developed but it was a fun read all the same. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Arati | 3/23/2011

    " the Silence storyline was totally unnecessary and combined with what I felt were gratuitous sex scenes, ended up pulling down what was otherwise a rather sweet beauty-and-the-beast story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joey | 2/27/2011

    " This is a wonderful series. I love every book she writes. Wonderful author! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ladiibbug | 2/23/2011

    " #1 Maiden Lane series - Historical Romance "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Deb | 2/19/2011

    " This is a very good book-keeps you interested, good sex scenes and a nice story with sympathetic characters. First in the Maiden Lane series. "

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About the Author
Author Elizabeth Hoyt

Elizabeth Hoyt is the author of three critically acclaimed historical romance series. Her books have been finalists four times in Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA award contest, have won two Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Awards, and were nominated for a third. All of her books have received Top Pick reviews from RT Book Reviews magazine. Both Wicked Intentions and Notorious Pleasures received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly. Four of her books were voted into All About Romance’s (AAR’s) Top 100 Romances of All Time list and six were Desert Isle Keepers at AAR. Her books have been translated into twelve languages.

About the Narrator

Ashford McNab is the daughter of an Anglican minister and a novelist, raised in London, a graduate of the Charterhouse School in Surrey, and an apprentice of a celebrated Comedia del Arte theater company in Prague. She has narrated the Maiden Lane series of books, among others. Her voice can be heard in numerous ad campaigns for such clients. In addition to her extensive voice work she can often be seen “treading the boards” in New York City and across America. She currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband, Mark, and her dog, Jasper, where she collects rare sherries from around the world.