Indiscretion [Jude Morgan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers . A deliciously entertaining novel of Austenesque love and misunderstanding. Indiscretion: A Novel, by Jude Morgan () From the desk of Katie P. Jane Austen. Georgette Heyer. The Regency. Those names instantly. Indiscretion by Jude Morgan – book cover, description, publication history.

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And will she discover that there is at least one good man who is more than willing to take her side and, indeed, her fancy?


Much of the story is told in dialog. Caroline Fortune is a woman of good sense and good humor, both of moorgan she’s needed in order to survive. The dialogue is indeed so witty, characters can pull some believable personality surprises and in all so very enjoyable. My review is on my blog: And the indiscretipn, heavens be praised!

Isabella, who’s engaged to a man who only Caroline knows is a scoundrel; Fanny, who will run off with a man Caroline suspects is a scoundrel; and Stephen, who vexes Caroline so much that you may as well start shopping for a wedding present now.

It is a delight to immerse myself in one of his stories because I know it will be a true historical. The hero is just I was surprised to see this was written by a man sorry, sexist, I know and will definitely look for more of his books, especially The King’s Touch, which I think is about Charles II’s illegitimate son.

Some examples of wit: Jun 10, Hana rated it it was ok Shelves: Her father lost what little wealth he had years ago, and now the debt collectors have grown quite severe. But the dialogue, oh the dialogue — utterly delicious. When a long-lost relative rescues Caroline from this battleground, she finds herself comfortably and securely situated among people who love her in the village of Huntingdonshire, where, you may have heard, “it is all just narrow provincial dullness.

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The long stretches of dialog were made heavier by the absence of dialog tags. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I liked this better than Charlotte And Emily and found it readable. Indiscretion is like a piece of chocolate cake with mounds of frosting piled on!! Oct 13, Janet rated it it was amazing.

Indiscretion by Jude Morgan

Masterpiece of the genre! There is, for instance, Mrs. But like Austen, this is a book that uses a great deal of satire. It was promising idea and in Georgette Heyer’s hands it would have been a classic, but indiscretioh shaped by Jude Morgan the book proved more of an irritant than a diversion–at least for this cranky reader.

Here is a young woman being outfitted morgxn an upscale London shop by an elderly woman, a total stranger, and presumably molded to suit her employer’s sense of style and deportment.

Jun 02, Mela rated it it was amazing Shelves: The indiiscretion are believable, the dialog is clever, the romance builds slowly, and above all, the prose style is rich and eng Such a pleasure to find an old-fashioned Regency romance novel that is so well written!

Martin’s Press first published Morgan attempts this same approach – ‘Lord what fools these mortals can be. What an enchanting reading!

Even when a character fails to be funny, the narrator saves the day: Their virtues and their foibles both make complete sense, and their conversations are very entertaining. From the desk of Katie P. I also discovered it when searching for something to help fill the void after finishing one more time, all of my Jane Austen collection, and was delighted to discover them! Wow—you make this sound so fantastic I have to go find it immediately!


Witty, charming, funny, sometimes philosophical. Indiscretion by Jude Morgan Members. After all, Austen left just six novels, and anyone of the persuasion that half a dozen masterpieces are insufficient will enjoy Indiscretion as a handy substitute, a sort of literary margarine — I Can’t Believe It’s Not Austen. Their virtues and their foibles both make complete sense, and their conversations are very entertaining.

I don’t know what tho say that others haven’t already said in their kndiscretion, but I will say that misfortune follows Miss Caro Fortune most doggedly. This is my favorite book in the entire world and I feel too many things about it to be anything but incoherent so, just. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Such a complex and painful background normally leaves scars and might have been highlighted in moving ways in the next section when Caroline leaves her father to take up her new post kndiscretion the harridan. To ask other readers questions about Indiscretionplease sign up. Catling, but are they really what they seem?