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The adventuress

The adventuress

Beaton, M. C., author

At first, Emily Goodenough and her father, Sir George, are exactly what the servants at 67 Clarges Street are hoping for: respectable tenants to usher in a successful Season. But all is not what it seems...as it transpires that 'Sir George' and his 'daughter' are successful con artists! But the servants' resolve to unmask the pair is tested when they uncover a plot by the villainous Sir Edward Kirby to force his unwanted attentions on Emily. So the staff join forces in a scheme to transform the Goodenoughs into society's darlings, foil Sir Edward...and snare the man of Emily's dreams in the bargain

Hardback, Large print, Book. English. Historical fiction. Large type books.
Large print edition.
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: M.C. Beaton
ISBN: 0750539275, 9780750539272
Intended audience: Adult.
Physical Description: 252 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series: Magna; A house for the season
Subject: Great Britain History Regency, 1811-1820 Fiction.; 67 Clarges Street (London, England : Imaginary place) Fiction.; London (England) History 1800-1950 Fiction.

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At first, Emily Goodenough and her father, Sir George, are exactly what the servants at 67 Clarges Street are hoping for: respectable tenants to usher in a successful Season. But all is not what it seems...as it transpires that 'Sir George' and his 'daughter' are successful con artists! But the servants' resolve to unmask the pair is tested when they uncover a plot by the villainous Sir Edward Kirby to force his unwanted attentions on Emily. So the staff join forces in a scheme to transform the Goodenoughs into society's darlings, foil Sir Edward...and snare the man of Emily's dreams in the bargain.