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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (2,062 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jayne Ann Krentz Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Vanza Series Release Date:
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Scandal is afoot and seduction is in the air in Amanda Quick’s sixteenth and most deliciously entertaining novel. Now the mistress of Regency-period romantic suspense brings us a notorious widow and a man of mystery as they flirt with danger, fight temptation, and fall into the snare of desire and intrigue.

Madeline Deveridge is all too aware of the whispers behind her back, the rumors that she dispatched her husband to the next world and concealed her crime. But Madeline has a far more pressing problem than being called the Wicked Widow—she fears that she and her beloved aunt are being haunted. All the evidence points to one improbable culprit: the ghost of her late husband. Of course it is impossible, but Madeline cannot take chances. So she dares summon the only person with the power to help her uncover the truth: Artemis Hunt.

Brilliant, relentless, reclusive, Artemis has made it his business to keep much of his private life hidden. No one knows that he’s the owner of the Dream Pavilions, London’s favorite pleasure gardens, or that he’s a master of an arcane society. Curiosity brings him out on a fog-shrouded night to meet the infamous Wicked Widow, but his amusement quickly flees when he realizes that Madeline has learned enough about his affairs to wreak havoc on his carefully ordered existence. He must secure her guarantee never to divulge his secrets to anyone, even if it means helping her track down a phantom.

As soon as the bargain is struck, Artemis and Madeline find their arrangement complicated by a searing desire and the frightening realization that the ghost poses a very real danger. Now they must plunge into a world of intrigue and ancient mysteries, where a tantalizing passion—and a calculating killer—will not be denied.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[Wicked Widow is] yet another winner from the very successful and prolific Ms. Quick.” 

    Dallas Morning News

  • “Following the recipe that made her the queen of Regency-set historical mysteries, Amanda Quick delves into the exotic, providing readers with all they expect from her witty pen.”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “Rosenblat carries the listener through Vanza's mazes and foggy back alleys with her usual aplomb.”


  • “A delicious combination of adventure and romance, this lively tale keeps the reader enthralled from start to finish.”  


  • “Quick always choreographs a pretty dance between lovers involved in a mutual challenge. Her legion of fans won’t be disappointed.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • A Publishers Weekly Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Michael | 2/18/2014

    " Not very good and the Vanga stuff especially was excruciating. I kept thinking "who cares?" There are a couple of very good scenes and descriptions but overall it was highly disappointing. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Oky Septya | 2/15/2014

    " Meskipun ga ada hubungannya dg karakter di seri sebelumnya tapi sama-sama terhubung dg Vanzagaria. Apa itu Vanzagaria? Itu sebuah aliran filosofis, hm, mungkin mirip ideologis gitu. Anyway, saya suka gaya bercerita Amanda Quick yg seru dan lucu serta penuh aksi ini. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jane Lonschein | 2/10/2014

    " not a regular romance reader,but Amanda Quick is excellent shes more like romanticc suspense. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Annette Meier | 1/20/2014

    " More intriguing chapter in the "Vanza" series. I enjoyed this one the most in the series. "

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