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Wed Him Before You Bed Him

Sabrina Jeffries, read by Justine Eyre. Brilliance Audio, unabridged, eight CDs, 9.5 hrs., $19.99 ISBN 978-1-4418-4732-4

In Jeffries' charming School for Heiresses series, Charlotte Harris establishes a school for young ladies, both in an effort to sustain herself in her widowhood and to impart the lessons she learned by falling for a rake that married her for her inheritance. The school is successful with the guidance of an anonymous benefactor known only as "Cousin Michael," who is actually Harris' old beau setting her up for a humiliating fall. In this last book of the series, the school's reputation and future is threatened, but Charlotte is%E2%80%94to her amazement%E2%80%94able to find support from an unlikely source. Narrated by Justine Eyre, this historical romance will enchant listeners. Eyre's voice and tone are perfect, as are her depiction of the characters that populate this audio edition. She ably creates sweet, light voices for young ladies, sophisticated and haughty voices for adult women, and aristocratic, arrogant voices for upper crust men. A Pocket paperback. (Apr.)