The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels & Other

The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels & Other Gentlemen Embark on the breathtaking romantic adventures of The Lady Travelers Society in the brand new series byNew York Times bestselling author Victoria AlexanderReally, it s too much to expect any normal man to behave like a staid accountant in order to inherit the fortune he deserves to support the lifestyle of an earl So when Derek Saunders s favourite elderly aunt and her ill conceived and possibly fraudulent Lady Travelers Society loses one of their members, what s a man to do but step up to the challenge Now he s escorting the world s most maddening woman to the world s most romantic city to find her missing relativeWhile India Prendergast only suspects his organisation defrauds gullible travelers, she s certain a man with as scandalous a reputation as Derek Saunders cannot be trusted any farther than the distance around his very broad shoulders As she struggles not to be distracted by his wicked smile and the allure of Paris, instead of finding a lost lady traveler, India just may lose her head, her luggage and her heart Edition also contains the short story The Proper Way to Stop a Wedding in Seven Days or Less

About the Author: Victoria Alexander

Librarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread forinformationNew York Times bestselling author Victoria Alexander was an award winning television reporter until she discovered fiction was muchfun than real life She turned to writing full time and is still shocked it worked out.Since the publication of her first book in 1995, she has written thirty one full length novels and six novellas The Perfect Wife originally published in 1996 and reissued in March 2008 hit 1 on the New York Times list Sixteen of her books are bestsellers hitting the New York Times, USA Today and or Publishers Weekly bestseller lists With books translated intothan a dozen different languages she has readers around the world and has twice been nominated for Romance s Writers of America prestigious RITA award In 2009 she was given a Career Achievement Award from RT Bookclub and was named Historical Storyteller of the year in 2003 In 2008 she was the keynote speaker for the Romance Writers of American annual conference in San Francisco Victoria credits much of her writing success to her experiences as a reporter.Her years as a broadcast journalist were spent in two radically different areas of the country Nebraska and West Virginia In West Virginia, she covered both natural and manmade disasters She was on the scene when a power plant construction accident in a small town left 52 men dead She once spent the night on a mountain waiting to learn of the fate of coal miners trapped in a mine collapse Victoria was producing a newscast when her husband who worked at the same television station and several other journalists were held hostage by a disturbed Vietnam veteran In Nebraska, she reported on the farm crisis and watched people lose land that had been in their families for generations She covered the story that was the basis of the movie BOYS DON T CRY and once acted as the link between police and a gunman who had barricaded himself in his home Her investigative work exposed the trucking of New York City garbage to a small town dump in rural Nebraska.During her journalism career, Victoria covered every president from Ford to Clinton She knows firsthand what it feels like to be surrounded by rising floodwaters and inside a burning building She s interviewed movie stars including Kevin Costner, ridden an elephant and flown in a governor s helicopter She s covered a national political convention and Pope John Paul II s historic visit to Denver as well as small town festivals celebrating everything from walnuts to Glen Miller Her work was honored by numerous organizations including the Associated Press who called a feature about a firefighter s school story telling genius It was the encouragement she needed to turn from news to fiction She s never looked back.Victoria claims her love of romance and journalism is to due to the influence of her favorite comic book character Lois Lane, a terrific reporter and a great heroine who pursued Superman with an unwavering determination And why not He was extremely well drawn.Victoria grew up traveling the world as an Air Force brat Today, she lives in Omaha, Nebraska with her husband and her dogs Victoria had two bearded collies, Sam and Louie named from characters in one of her books Sam on the left , the best dog in the world for 13 years, passed away in September 2010 Louie took on the position of loyal companion and did a fine job even though he doesn t understand that kitchen counter surfing is not allowed Now he s been joined by Reggie, also a faithful companion.They all live happily ever after in a house under constant renovation and the accompanying parade of men in tool belts And never ending chaos Victoria laughs a great deal she has to.

10 thoughts on “The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels & Other Gentlemen

  1. says:

    London, 1889The newly established Lady Travelers Society, catering to the whims and dreams of womenlonging to throw off the shackles of everyday existence and live an adventurous life of travel , may be a place where ladies are given the opportunity to expand their interests and learn their way at globetrotting, but if Miss India Prendergast is not mistaken, it may also be a

  2. says:

    It took awhile for the plot to get there, but when it finally did, it was worth the wait More than the first half of the book drags, presumably because the main character, India Prendergast, is extremely unlikable However, when the story began to finally unfold, there were several sweet and laugh out loud scenes which were highly entertaining I absolutely loved the characters of Val

  3. says:

    This is a slow go and yet, still awesomely enjoyable Series Believe so Sexy times Do not recall I think there was a bit at the end Tame city Plan on readingby the author Why not I ll have to be in the mood though and as of late.Synopsis India s aunt goes missing after planning a trip with the Lady Travelers Club which is really just a scam to take elderly women s moola India is just convin

  4. says:

    I am wavering between 3 and 4 stars here I enjoyed it, but there were a few plot points that I felt, as the listener, that I was expected to suspend judgement and trust it would all come right in the end It did, but just It was superbly narrated, though.India is a very prickly heroine, and it took me at least an hour to even start to like her She did come around, and by midway, I liked and felt f

  5. says:

    I ve given this a B at AAR, so that s 3.5 stars rounded upThe Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels Other Gentlemen might well win an award for being the longest title in historical romance The first book in Victoria Alexander s new Lady Travelers Guide series, it s a light hearted romantic comedy, set mostly in Paris around the time of the Great Exposition, in which a starchy spinster comes up against a c

  6. says:

    I gave this a shot, but in the end, the writing style just wore me down And it wasn t really anything terrible It s just that Victoria Alexander takes her own sweet time with things You can kind of tell that s the case when you first pick up the book, just from the heft That many closely written pages means that either a lot of stuff happens or you re going to have to get down and savor every moment because th

  7. says:

    Victoria Alexander s new story, The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels and Other Gentleman, is a pleasant romance adventure India Prendergast is on a mission to find her missing cousin She wants the Travel Society to help find her relative considering this group sent her out on a trip to the continent and apparently has lost her Derek Saunders realizes this can t be good when the person who is threatening his aunt ar

  8. says:

    I love romance novels for the fluff escapism tame drama, happy ever after, armchair time travel, appealing sexytimes.This first book in a new series did that for me, and if you like tame, slow burn romances, this one is for you Our heroine, spinster India Prendergast, is convinced the Lady Travelers Society is a scam Her beloved aunt has disappeared, and the women running the society are unable to locate her Worse, Derek Sa

  9. says:

    This may be the first audio book I have given 5 stars I read one other book by this author I enjoyed it but not enough to seek out an entire series by her I loved this one The story is funny, and the narrator is great.Unlike others, I did not dislike India It was Lady Heloise who I did not like To me, she was just as weak willed at 50 as she was at 17.I definitely recommend giving this one a listen

  10. says:

    2.5 starstakes forever about chapter 18 for it to get anywhere but worth it

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