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The Autumn Bride

The Autumn Bride

ISBN: 0425259250

Title: The Autumn Bride

Author: Anne Gracie

KDL Description:

ROM GRACIE

When governess Abigail Chantry, along with her sister and two dearest friends, comes to the aid of Lady Beatrice Davenham, she is rescued from destitution until Lady Beatrice’s nephew returns from the Orient, questioning her motives.

Amazon Description:

Chosen as one of the best romances of 2013 by NPR and Library Journal

From the beloved, award-winning Anne Gracie comes this brand-new series about four young women on the verge of destitution—until a daring act changes their fortune and transforms each of them into a glowing bride.  For fans of Mary Balogh, Julia Quinn, and Stephanie Laurens…

Governess Abigail Chantry will do anything to save her sister and two dearest friends from destitution, even if it means breaking into an empty mansion in the hope of finding something to sell. Instead of treasures, though, she finds the owner, Lady Beatrice Davenham, bedridden and neglected. Appalled, Abby rousts Lady Beatrice’s predatory servants and—with Lady Beatrice’s eager cooperation—the four young ladies become her “nieces,” neatly eliminating the threat of disaster for all concerned!

It’s the perfect situation, until Lady Beatrice’s dashing and arrogant nephew, Max, Lord Davenham, returns from the Orient—and discovers an impostor running his household…

A romantic entanglement was never the plan for these stubborn, passionate opponents—but falling in love may be as inevitable as the falling of autumn leaves…  
 
*Mary Jo Putney