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Merely a Miss (Lord Rotheby's Influence #3)

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Miss Jane Matthews feels completely out of place amongst the finery of the ton. She’s the daughter of a country vicar, for goodness sake, and nearly a spinster to boot. Frankly, she would prefer to stay that way. How can a lady of Quality start up her own modiste shop, after all? But when her distant cousin—the Dowager Duchess of Somerton, of all people—offers to sponsor h ...more
Kindle Edition, 268 pages
Published July 27th 2011 by Night Shift Publishing
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Jul 05, 2016 Angie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Peter is forced to host a distant relative's daughter for her coming out season. Jane doesn't want a coming out season, but she does want to go to London to see about opening her own modiste shop. A man intent on hurting Peter sees him being protective of Jane and does everything he can to try and ruin Jane and make Peter look bad. Peter realizes the more he is around Jane the more he likes her. These two seem to antagonize each other, but really they care a lot about each other. Peter's family ...more
Love will take you, whether you consent or not

Particularly if you don't, I suspect.
This is not the Catherine Gayle I usually read. I got hooked on her hockey romances.
This book is not so different.
It has well-developed characters that work together nearly seamlessly to create a pleasant diversion from reality. It has a nicely put together, if standard, plot, with decent twists, although not too many. It ends pleasantly, with a hint of another whole book available (nicely hinted in the teaser ch
Aug 25, 2011 Jaxy rated it really liked it
Jane Matthews is a woman on a mission and uses the oppertunity of a season in London to search for a modiste shop. She's adorable and determined to see her dream come true. I love that about her. I loved Peter and I loved the fact that his home is full of family who drive him crazy. He seemed to real to me because of that. I enjoyed this story and I'm looking forward to the next one.
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I liked this book and how independent Meg was and I also liked how her and Peter fell in love.
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Catherine Gayle is a USA Today bestselling author of more than thirty contemporary hockey romance and Regency-set historical romance novels and novellas, with more than half a million books sold. She’s a transplanted Texan living in North Carolina with two extremely spoiled felines. In her spare time, she watches way too much hockey and reality TV, plans fun things to do for the Nephew Monster’s n ...more
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