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HEYER, G.: Masqueraders (The) (Unabridged)

    

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HEYER, G.: Masqueraders (The) (Unabridged)

After participating in the Jacobite Rising of 1745, Robin and Prudence, brother and sister, become engaged in a swashbuckling, romantic adventure. Our hero and heroine must cross-dress and switch genders if they are to escape prosecution—a humorous move that allows Heyer to explore the manners and language affectations of the period as the two romp through the elite saloons and clubs of London.

But what the two don’t foresee is that they might fall in love along the way: Prudence with the elegant and dashing Sir Anthony Fanshawe, and Robin with the charming Letitia Grayson. Can the two unmask themselves without losing their lives?



Disc 1

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   The Masqueraders 00:05:38
2.   Miss Merriot sat down by the fire… 00:08:38
3.   The door across the passage was burst open… 00:07:35
4.   Mr. Markham allowed it, perforce… 00:08:06
5.   Chapter 2 00:06:26
6.   Mine host had barely recovered… 00:05:26
7.   Mr. Merriot looked down at his sister something quizzically. 00:07:08
8.   Chapter 3 00:09:47
9.   Prudence flushed in sudden surprise… 00:09:13


Disc 2

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 4 00:06:57
2.   My lady reflected on the likelihood… 00:07:31
3.   Chapter 5 00:06:36
4.   Prudence might retire into the background… 00:06:29
5.   Chapter 6 00:06:49
6.   There came a fresh arrival into the room… 00:07:58
7.   The hand was played. 00:08:00
8.   Chapter 7 00:05:29
9.   Miss Grayson's honoured brother at that moment… 00:08:04
10.   Prudence came through the ordeal of this visit… 00:08:13


Disc 3

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 8 00:06:23
2.   Thus it was that midway through the evening… 00:04:54
3.   She sat down on the couch placed in the alcove. 00:06:05
4.   Sir Anthony regarded her calmly. 00:06:37
5.   Chapter 9 00:07:11
6.   The street was deserted… 00:06:31
7.   They parted company at Charing Cross… 00:07:23
8.   Chapter 10 00:07:11
9.   Some dim recollection of my Lady Lowestoft's talk… 00:09:25
10.   Chapter 11 00:06:53
11.   There seemed to be no hope of getting anything more… 00:07:37


Disc 4

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 12 00:07:47
2.   The heavy - lidded eyes rested on her profile for a minute. 00:06:03
3.   Chapter 13 00:07:40
4.   There was a movement behind them. 00:09:19
5.   There was a low ripple of laughter. 00:07:32
6.   Chapter 14 00:05:39
7.   His daughter continued with a hint of seriousness… 00:07:49
8.   Chapter 15 00:08:28
9.   There was a heavy footstep behind her. 00:08:39


Disc 5

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 16 00:07:57
2.   Sir Anthony put away his journal… 00:08:53
3.   Sir Anthony turned slowly to face him. 00:09:38
4.   Chapter 17 00:07:21
5.   Prudence was left to make what she might of it. 00:07:02
6.   The protestations died away… 00:07:03
7.   Chapter 18 00:09:12
8.   There came a fleeting look of admiration… 00:06:28
9.   So much for Robin… 00:10:01


Disc 6

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 19 00:06:28
2.   A quick frown flitted across the smoothness of Robin's brow. 00:07:10
3.   Sir Anthony gave the conversation a dexterous turn… 00:08:19
4.   Chapter 20 00:07:45
5.   My lord did not seem to be greatly impressed. 00:06:25
6.   My lord smiled wickedly. 00:07:17
7.   Mr. Markham's expression changed. 00:06:49
8.   Chapter 21 00:08:05
9.   It took Mr. Markham twenty minutes to convince her… 00:09:35
10.   Chapter 22 00:07:31


Disc 7

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   My lord raised his eyes. 00:10:59
2.   Chapter 23 00:07:01
3.   On went the coach… 00:07:18
4.   The Unknown's weapon was laid aside… 00:09:20
5.   Chapter 24 00:09:44
6.   Robin smiled in the darkness… 00:09:30
7.   Chapter 25 00:07:54
8.   The stern look abated somewhat. 00:09:01
9.   Sir Anthony laughed suddenly. 00:08:28


Disc 8

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 26 00:07:56
2.   What he had to say to the representatives of the Law… 00:08:56
3.   Chapter 27 00:06:49
4.   John, reining in under the trees… 00:07:45
5.   The apologetic gentleman had never had such an experience… 00:06:54
6.   Chapter 28 00:09:22
7.   At ten o'clock Robin was restive… 00:09:25
8.   John was moved to answer. 00:09:00
9.   Chapter 29 00:06:48


Disc 9

  The Masqueraders (Unabridged)
1.   She looked down at her bridle hand… 00:07:26
2.   Chapter 30 00:06:08
3.   Shortly after this the couple arrived… 00:07:55
4.   My lord smiled. 00:07:14
5.   My lord looked at him in blank astonishment. 00:07:23
6.   Chapter 31 00:09:21
7.   Mr. Molyneux, overhearing… 00:08:33
8.   The arms tightened about her. 00:07:43
9.   Chapter 32 00:07:55
10.   Robin bowed over her hand... 00:07:30

Total Playing Time: 11:03:26






Author(s):
Heyer, Georgette

Reader(s):
Sillers, Ruth

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NA0179

Barcode: 9781843798514

Physical Release: 07/2014

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