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Never A Lady

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Haunted by her sister's memory...

A vision brought traveling preacher's daughter Mary Sheppard to the wicked city of London-she saw the image of her runaway identical twin Josephine, bloodstained and begging for help. But Josephine has vanished and is wanted for the murder of her nobleman lover. And his brother Adam, the haughtily elegant Duke of St. Chaldon, has sworn to s
Paperback, 352 pages
Published November 15th 1996 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published April 1996)
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Was surprised by how much I enjoyed the book, as I didn't think I would, given the whole preacher-daughter-good-two-shoes and twins-with-a-supernatural-connection aspect. I would have given it even more than 4 stars and was debating as I read it whether I would give it 4.5 or 5, but some things towards the end brought it down a little for me.

I didn't really like the mystery subplot and thought that the truth disclosed in the end bordered on the ridiculous and melodramatic. Parts of Mary and Adam...more
I loved it!!

Adam was just delish! typical of a reformed rake and Mary was not a simpering idiot.

Diana Dupre
Back in medieval England, a guilty pleasure of mine. A different twist to the cliche' of a nobleman falling for a commoner and throwing away convention. The kidnapping twist was fun but I had the bad guy picked out right away, it was still a fun read though. =)
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A member of Romance Writers of America since 1981, Barbara Dawson Smith sold her first historical romance two weeks after sending it to a publisher. Her books have won the Golden Heart Award from RWA, and Best Historical Romantic Suspense and Best Regency Historical from Romantic Times. She has been a finalist for the National Readers’ Choice Award, Rom...more
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