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The miser of Mayfair

The miser of Mayfair

Beaton, M. C., author

Is Number 67 Clarges Steet the unluckiest house in Mayfair? Salvation seems to come in the form of Roderick Sinclair who rents the house for the current season. The staff are overjoyed until they find that Sinclair is a miser who is planning no parties. Furthermore, his ward, Fiona, doesn't seem to possess one bright idea in her head

Hardback, Large print, Book. English. Large type books. General. Love stories.
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: M.C. Beaton
ISBN: 0750539232, 9780750539234
Note: Originally published: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.
Physical Description: 265 pages (large print)
Subject: London (England) History 1800-1950 Fiction.; 67 Clarges Street (London, England : Imaginary place) Fiction.; Great Britain History Regency, 1811-1820 Fiction.


Every Season, the fashionable set of the Regency hire houses in the heart of London's popular West End, and yet 67 Clarges Street, a town house complete with staff, remains vacant. Something must be done so that the servants of this house don't lose their livelihood. Salvation seems to come in the form of Roderick Sinclair. The staff are overjoyed- until they discover that Mr Sinclair is a terrible miser. Furthermore, his ward, Fiona, appears to be somewhat empty-headed. But it is Rainbird, the clever and elegant butler, who sees through the facade and resolves to help his mysterious mistress in whatever way he can...