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Persons of Rank

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  247 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Eleanor and Beatrice dream of lovematches but the Dowager insists romantic love is for housemaids, not for the Graceover women. Beatrice, despatched to London to look over the current crop of bachelors, is unimpressed by the frivolities of the Season. Disturbed by the languid charm of Lord Serle and appalled by the mercenary attitudes to marriage displayed by Society, Beat ...more
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Published March 1st 2010 by Soundings Audio Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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Dawn Ward
Mar 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Easy read

I chose a five star rating as I have read a lot of Anna Jacobs books and as usual it is a great read the characters get you in at the start. this is my seventh book in a row by this author.
Roz Radmore
Feb 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
Beatrice is appalled by her Dowager Aunt when she is ordered to go to London . Her task is to find a suitable husband for her granddaughter . Bea is 28 and very shy . Going to London is a great ordeal for her . Armed with a list of suitable men from her Aunt Bea finds herself crossing off all the names until only one is left . Justin Serle , he is perfect in every way . Unfortunately Bea is falling in love with him herself . Determined not to let her feelings show she flees back home .
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Sean Harding
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was ok
Next book in the J challenge is first Anna Jacobs novel and is one of upper crust type people running around after "love" anyway quite uninteresting and foreign and not something readily that I could identify with.
Joan Archer
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very enjoyable

Another brilliant read I'm never disappointed whenever I pick up a book by Anna Jacobs and I look forward to the next one I pick up.
Ruth Ellis
Jan 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Lengthy book Regency period
william shields
Sep 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyable to read.
This was really cute! I would actually reread.
There was this one kidnapping part that was truly disgusting, but nothing really happened (because female MC number 1 is the bomb and knows how to take care of herself), so I'm a little up in the air about recommending....probably would...
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Anna Jacobs has 87 novels published as of April 2019. She writes historical sagas and modern novels alternately, and in the past has written historical romances and fantasy novels (the latter as Shannah Jay).

She's addicted to story-telling and writes three novels a year. You can find a list of books and series on her website at

Anna reads 3 novels a week. Happy reading, everyone

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