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The Officer and the Lady
Dorothy Elbury
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The Officer and the Lady

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An officer in the East India Trading Company, Matthew Beresford has made a life a world away from England and his father's malevolence. Now it's time for Matthew to return home.

There he finds Miss Imogen Priestley, who's worked tirelessly to save the Thornfield estate from ruin. Cold and aloof, Matthew gradually thaws as he begins to imagine a new life--w
ebook, 304 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Harlequin Special Releases (first published January 1st 2006)
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Abandoned by his father after his mother died giving birth to him, Matt Beresford spent a lonely childhood in England while his father remained in India. Upon reaching adulthood, Matt confronted his father who had returned to England, and was rejected again. However, Sir Matthew was able to provide his son with a useful contact at the East India Company and Matt traveled back to India where he has lived for the last nine years. Now he has come back to England to sort out the difficulties of his ...more
It started well but it went down and down.
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