The Incomparable Miss Compton (Rogues and Rakes, #7)
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The Incomparable Miss Compton (Rogues and Rakes #7)

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Tired of being beholden to relatives, Sarah Compton jumped at the chance to gain a life of her own -- even if, in exchange, she had to guide her cousin through the Season and into a successful marriage. But Sarah never expected that her unconventional ways would attract the eminently proper Lord Malcolm Breckonridge -- and challenge her heart in surprising ways.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Zebra
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Lord Malcolm Brekonridge, Parliamentarian crusader for reform, is in need of a wife. She must be capable of running a good household, intelligent and able to assist him with his work. Love has nothing to do with the matter, he doesn't believe in silly emotions, or so he thinks. At a ball in his honor, Malcolm is bowled over by the Incomparable Miss Persephone Compton, but before he can take his dance with her, her chaperone, cousin Sarah butts in. Sarah, almost thirty, had a disastrous first Sea...more
My favorite part is his first marriage proposal. He's so arrogant and she gives him a great set-down. It's a very Elizabeth vs. Darcy moment, and very well done. The rest could have been better I think, though.
Almost but not quite wanted my time back. Anyone who wants a quick Regency read, let me know.
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