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The Incomparable Miss Compton (Rogues and Rakes #7)
by Regina Scott (Goodreads Author)
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
Regina Scott started writing novels in the third grade. Thankfully for literature as we know it, she didn't actually sell her first novel until she had learned a bit more about writing such as vocabulary, sentence structure, and plot. After numerous short stories and articles in magazines and trade journals, she got serious about her novel writing. The Unflappable Miss Fairchild was her first nove...moreMore about Regina Scott...