In this highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling The GentlemanA??s Guide to Vice and Virtue, Felicity Montague must use all her womanly wits and wiles to achieve her dreams of becoming a doctorA??even if she has to scheme her way across Europe to do it. A must-have for fans of Mackenzi LeeA??s extraordinary and Stonewall Honor-winning novel.
A year after an accidentally whirlwind grand tour with her brother Monty, Felicity Montague has returned to England with two goals in mindA??avoid the marriage proposal of a lovestruck suitor from Edinburgh and enroll in medical school. However, her intellect and passion will never be enough in the eyes of the administrators, who see men as the sole guardians of science.
But then a window of opportunity opensA??a doctor she idolizes is marrying an old friend of hers in Germany. Felicity believes if she could meet this man he could change her future, but she has no money of her own to make the trip. Luckily, a mysterious young woman is willing to pay FelicityA??s way, so long as sheA??s allowed to travel with Felicity disguised as her maid.
In spite of her suspicions, Felicity agrees, but once the girlA??s true motives are revealed, Felicity becomes part of a perilous quest that leads them from the German countryside to the promenades of Zurich to secrets lurking beneath the Atlantic.
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by Mackenzi Lee
by Gabrielle K. Byrne
by C.L. Polk
by Tamsyn Muir
by Ben Galley
"Moira Quirk gives crisp, purposeful voice to Felicity Montague, a young Englishwoman in the 1700s with the single-minded ambition to become a doctor--a path that seems hopelessly closed to her. When she tracks down her idol, Dr. Platt, and reconnects with childhood friend Johanna, it's the beginning of an action-packed, fantastical adventure. Quirk makes the most of her portrayal of Johanna, whose high, girlish voice rises and falls with her emotions and belies her strength and ingenuity, and uses a deeper, accented voice for pirate Sim. Fans of THE GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE will be glad to encounter Percy and Monty again in this satisfying sequel. And listeners will be rooting all the way for these formidable women who are determined to carve out lives for themselves on their own terms. J.M.D. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"
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