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Ask Me No Questions (The Tales of the Jewelled Men #3)

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A winsome widow and a few white lies win hearts in the third volume of The Tales of the Jewelled Men. Veryan's Georgian series continues apace with an impoverished but infinitely resourceful Ruth Allington, who finds herself in love with the very man circumstances required her to deceive.
Mass Market Paperback, 328 pages
Published March 2nd 1994 by Fawcett Crest (first published 1993)
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I enjoyed this one. It was fun to have the story told more from the perspective of the female character, even though the main plot is based on the male character. I enjoyed the story - and there were twins in it!!!
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Perhaps because I started in the middle of the series (I couldn't figure out which one was the beginning), I couldn't get into this book. At the beginning I couldn't keep all the characters straight. The characters seemed like they were brought in from Central Casting and there was no wit or edge to their personalities. Also, I felt that the setting and period details weren't thoroughly drawn in. I kept wanting to superimpose a Regency backdrop and had to keep reminding myself--this is the mid-1 ...more
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Haven't picked up Veryan for a looong time. Glowering heroes and independent ladies and snappy dialogue.

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I feel like this series is finally starting to pick up a little. I enjoyed this one a little more than the others.
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Patricia Veryan was born in London and moved to the United States after the Second World War; she now lives on the West Coast and is the author of many historical novels.
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The Tales of the Jewelled Men (6 books)
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