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Perfecting Fiona

Perfecting Fiona

Beaton, M. C., author; Chesney, Marion, Perfecting Fiona

When Amy and Effie Tribble, two charming but impoverished spinster sisters, lose out on an inheritance, they place an advertisement and hire themselves out as professional chaperones, vowing to prepare even the most difficult misses for marriage

Hardback, Large print, Book. English. Large type books. Historical. Historical fiction.
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: M.C. Beaton
ISBN: 0750537647, 9780750537643
Note: Originally published: as by Marion Chesney. New York: St. Martin's, 1989.
Physical Description: 241 pages (large print).
Series: The school for manners ; 2
Subject: Tribble, Effy (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Tribble, Amy (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Great Britain History Regency, 1811-1820 Fiction.
Series Title: School for manners ; 2.


Amy and Effy Tribble place an advertisement in the Morning Post and hire themselves out as chaperones to prepare difficult young misses for marriage, educating them in their school for Manners. Fiona has been sent to them by her guardians as a last resort, for at nineteen the beautiful and wealthy Scottish heiress still has no prospect of a suitable marriage. The Tribbles are puzzled, however, by their charge's demure perfection, until they take her to her first ball - and discover she is an incorrigible flirt!