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The Essential Wife

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A Marriage of Convenience
It was a logical way to escape from the petticoat line. And Lord Wyse found the fresh-faced Rose Lambe a willing partner in the deception, though he hadn't counted on the sweet Rose having thorns...or a mind of her own.

From Dressmaker to Debutante
It was desperation that had driven Rose to agree to an engagement to the Ton's most elusive catch, the
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Paperback, Harlequin Historical #368, 299 pages
Published June 1st 1997 by Harlequin Books (first published May 1st 1997)
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The book started off great but it by chapter 12 I was struggling to get to the end. Charming for meandering if nothing else to do.
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