A Kiss at Midnight

Eloisa James, Avon, $7.99 (384p) ISBN 978-0-06-162684-5
Well-known for tales of dukes and duchesses, James (A Duke of Her Own) upgrades to the handsome prince in this delectable Regency reimagining of the Cinderella story. Miss Katherine Daltry, on the shelf at 23, manages the household of her ungrateful stepmother and silly stepsister, who inherited all of her father's estate. Kate is thrust from the cinders to the spotlight when her stepsister needs a stand-in for a betrothal ball at Pomeroy Castle. Gabriel, youngest princeling of the duchy of Warl-Marburg-Baalsfeld, needs a rich wife to support his archeology habit; Kate is, of course, manifestly unsuitable. Eccentric turns from Professor Biggitstiff, a pickle-eating dog, and an irrepressible godmother spin a candy floss comic romp around a core of heartache. James's deft touch allows the characters to shine through genuinely witty dialogue and an uncluttered plot. (Aug.)
Reviewed on: 06/21/2010
Release date: 07/01/2010
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Mass Market Paperbound - 384 pages - 978-0-06-223256-4
Downloadable Audio - 978-0-06-206052-5
Ebook - 384 pages - 978-0-06-200536-6
Downloadable Audio - 978-0-06-201962-2
Hardcover - 529 pages - 978-1-4104-3219-3
Paperback - 375 pages - 978-0-7499-5691-2
Hardcover - 978-1-4458-8341-0
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