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The Scandalous Wager (Regency Romance)

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Gentlemen usually play cards to win, but Duvalier was playing to lose. In a twist on the traditional game, he and his cohorts agreed to unburden themselves of their unwanted possessions instead of gambling for gain. And Duvalier offered the most shocking wager of all, his maiden aunt. The wicked wager offended the Earl of Rotherham, but he played along, and soon Miss Diana ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 1st 1992 by Jove
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Audrey
Aug 26, 2009 rated it really liked it
Okay, so there are no reviews for this book. REALLY??

Prepare to be amazed because this book has the (dubious? surely not!) distinction of being the first - that's right, the FIRST - romance novel I ever read. Yup, ever ever.

As I rehashed recently in one of the discussion threads, the "scandalous" wager appears in the prologue. On a manly man weekend away, the Earl of Rotherham (the "H") takes part in a reverse gambling wager where the gamblers are trying to offload things they don't need. For ex
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Anne Neville
When a group of old friends liven up their card game by putting unusual stakes on the table–distasteful duties and worthless old things that they would like to get rid of–it’s all in good fun. That is, until their drunken guest, the young Vicomte Duvalier, offers up his old maiden aunt in exchange for a worthless Irish bog! Disgusted by the wager but constrained by honor to play his hand, the Earl of Rotherham plays to lose. But the woman who shows up on his doorstep is not the dowdy old spinste ...more
Seema
Sweet trad regency..lots of characters gets a bit confusing at times
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