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Miss Drayton's Downfall (The Corinthians Series #3)

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The Earl of Infamy

Though Miss Cassandra Drayton was a sheltered vicar's daughter she knew enough of the world to have no illusions about the Earl of Mansfield. Handsome he might be--but he was arrogant, cynical, cold-hearted, and licentious as well. Cassandra had even fewer illusions about his marriage proposal that she was in no position to refuse. He was simply settling
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Signet
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Audrey
I saw that there were no substantive reviews for this book, so I figured I'd take a crack at it. This book is, after all, one of my favorite traditional Regencies.

Cassandra Drayton is in a pickle. She and her young fiance, Stephen, have anticipated their vows and now she's pregnant without a ring on her finger. To add to her being out of sorts, she enters her father's vicarage only to find Phineas Ravenville, Earl of Mansfield - and Stephen's older brother - waiting for her. Stephen is dead, Phi
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Carol Storm
Mar 06, 2011 Carol Storm rated it it was amazing
Cassandra is such a raw, untutored girl -- her husband's slow seduction is sensational!
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Nov 01, 2011 Gayle rated it liked it
I enjoyed all of Patricia Oliver's books. This is one of my favorites. Cassandra becomes pregnant by a younger son.Stephens brother feels honor bound to carry out his brothers dieing wish to marry her. She is sad and angry Stephens reserved top loffty brother is pressuring her to marry to give the baby a name. Cassandra is very naive and his seduction after their marriage is well done. Patricia writes under the name Olivia Fontayne also. I have all her books on my keeper shelf.
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Patricia Oliver is a pen name of Patricia De La Fuente. Between 1993 and 2002 she wrote for the Signet Regency Romance imprint and for Jove under her other pseudonym Olivia Fontayne.

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Other Books in the Series

The Corinthians Series (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • Lord Harry's Angel (The Corinthians, #1)
  • The Runaway Duchess (The Corinthians, #2)
  • Lord Gresham's Lady (The Corinthians, #4)
  • Roses for Harriet (The Corinthians, #5)
  • An Immodest Proposal (The Corinthians, #6)
  • The Colonel's Lady (The Corinthians, #7)
  • An Unsuitable Match (The Corinthians, #8)
  • Double Deception (The Corinthians, #9)
  • An Inconvenient Wife (The Corinthians, #10)
  • Broken Promises (The Corinthians, #11)

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