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With This Ring (Vanza, #1) Leo Drake, The Mad Monk Of Monkcrest, Is Notoriously Eccentric And Unquestionably Reclusive But He Is Also A Noted Antiquities Expert, Which Is Why Beatrice Poole Has Demanded His Reluctant Assistance The Freethinking Authoress Of Horrid Novels, Beatrice Is Searching For The Forbidden Rings Of Aphrodite, A Mythic Treasure She Suspects Played A Role In Her Uncle S Death Beatrice Finds Leo Every Bit As Fascinating As One Of The Heroes In Her Novels And She S Convinced He S The Only One Who Can Help Her But After Only Five Minutes In Her Company, Leo Is Sure He S Never Met A Woman Infuriatingand Likely To Rescue Him From Boredom Yet The Alliance May Well Prove To Be The Biggest Mistake Of Their Lives For A Villain Lurks In London, Waiting For The Pair To Unearth The Forbidden Rings Knowing That When They Do, That Day Will Be Their Last.


10 thoughts on “With This Ring (Vanza, #1)

  1. says:

    I have always been amazed at how Ms Amanda Quick manages to create a certain degree of mystery in her stories without making them too dark or maudlin, and With This Ring is definitely not an exception The elements of a romance novel and a thriller are combined together in a perfectly balanced book, which is further augmented by its lovable hero and heroine I enjoyed reading this and cou...


  2. says:

    A good mix of mystery, suspense and romance makes With This Ring by Amanda Quick an entertaining read 2.5 stars.


  3. says:

    Quickie Review for With This Ring by Amanda QuickAmanda Quick is the master of the universe The first 13 pages of With This Ring are absolute perfection Her writing never ceases to amaze meshe can nail an entire scene with a single word Everything about this book is perfectthe storyline is tight, the characters are larger than life, the mystery engaging, the humor is spot on Leo, the Mad Monk of Monkcrest, and Beatrice, secret author of horrid novels, are a fantastic pairing Honestl Quickie Review for With This Ring by Amanda QuickAmanda Quick is the master of the universe The first 13 pages of With This Ring are absolute perfection Her writing never ceases to amaze meshe can nail an entire scene with a single word Everything abou...


  4. says:

    I ve read worse by Amanda Quick, but I ve also read better The story featured a widow and a widower, rather than a virginal original and the two were older than her characters usually are the book actually featured several jokes poking at their advanced ages Otherwise, this one didn t break any molds Beatrice was the usual headstrong, indomitable female, plunging headlong into wacky situations that Leo had to occasionally rescue her from andfre...


  5. says:

    Personally I don t consider With This Ring part of the Vanza series since the island of Vanzagara is only mentioned once as the origin of a plant Monkcrest posesses Just saying.I read this book after reading therecent books by Amanda Quick and I felt as if things were a bit slow to get off the ground Something about characters being stuck in the boondocks during a storm must have that effect on me The story picked up once the characters started moving, though.I liked reading about chara Personally I don t consider With This Ring part of the Vanza series since the island of Vanzagara is only mentioned ...


  6. says:

    With This Ring4 StarsImpoverished following the death of her husband, Beatrice Pool earns her living writing Horrid novels When her uncle dies under suspicious circumstances, Beatrice approaches the notoriously anti social Leo Drake, Earl of Monkcrest The Mad Monk for assistance, and soon finds herself immeshed in a plot not unlike one of her books Amanda Quick s writing is somewhat formulaic but her stories never fail to entertain The eccentric and enigmatic Leo hasthan met his mat With This Ring4 StarsImpoverished following the death of her husband, Beatrice Pool earns her living writing Horrid...


  7. says:

    An enjoyable audiobook, with a plot combining romance, adventure, and mystery Barbara Rosenblatt is not my favorite narrator, primarily because she goes in for too many long pauses.


  8. says:

    Leo Drake and Beatrice Poole form an interesting alliance to find a lost ring, which leads them into a murder mystery And of course, there is some hot sex and romance along the way.I want to go back in time so I can have carriage sexThis is Amanda Quick at her best I loved the banter between Leo and Beatrice as they spar off each other.Ms Quick creates such interesting male characters alpha, and sexy hot.Her female leads are always intelligent, strong, and daring.They always give the guy Leo Drake and Beatrice Poole form an interesting allian...


  9. says:

    As per usual, I thoroughly enjoyed this one Whenever I haven t a clue what to read next but want something I know I am going to enjoy I always pick up either an Amanda Quick, J D Robb or early Julia Garwood Guaranteed satisfactionRe read July 10


  10. says:

    This quirky book provided a bit of a mystery along with a fun confection of a romance The Mad Monk of Monkcrest is an old nickname for men of the title of Earl of Monkcrest, because often the men are considered odd or eccentric of just plain mad.This Mad Monk is none other than Leo, a man who s raised 2 grown sons 19 and 17 respectively mostly on his own The sons are now an a Grand Tour of the Continent with their tutor, and Leo finds himself alone On a stormy night, as he s ponderin This quirky book provided a bit of a mystery along with a fun confection of a romance The Mad Monk of Monkcrest is an old nickname for men of the title of Earl of Monkcrest, because often the men are considered odd or eccentric of just plain mad.This Mad Monk is none other than Leo, a man who s raised 2 grown sons 19 and 17 respectively mostly on his own The sons are now an a Grand Tour of the Continent with their tutor, and Leo finds himself alone On a stormy night, as he s pondering his aloneness and the question of horrid novels with his faithful hound, Elf, a carriage pulls up to the front of his house And in it is a woman with her maid Demanding to see him, the Earl of Monkcrest Leo is quite annoyed and quite amused And he thinks that perhaps this woman might help him find something interesting about life again The woman is Beat...


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