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Doctor's Orders

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When Diana Pevrill went to Switzerland with Anthea Wellis, to see that that wealthy and spoiled young lady obeyed the orders of a famous specialist, she found herself living in an almost incredible world of beauty and luxury and leisure. "Too story-book," she thought. "I shall wake up and find myself by the cinders in rags. But at least, it is interesting. At least, I can' ...more
Paperback, Harlequin Romance #722, 192 pages
Published March 1963 by Harlequin Books (first published 1954)
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Apr 17, 2018 rated it liked it
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3 Stars ~ This is a lovely slow paced romance set in beautiful Switzerland. Our heroine is all alone in the world since the death of her aunt. With no inheritance, no home, and no job, Diana must find work quickly. Running into an old friend of her aunt's, Diana is met with great kindness and an offer to work as a companion to Mr. Willis' daughter while she seeks treatment for a lung ailment in Switzerland. Anthea is a spoilt young woman, used to pampering and privilege and she's not keen on spe ...more
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Oct 10, 2013 rated it liked it
This was a sweet read with a lovely Swiss doctor and a very ordinary but caring English girl. They meet when Dr Armand Frederic is asked to treat Anthea Wellis for an unnamed illness (probably a spot of TB) and Diana is employed to be her companion on the trip to Switzerland.

Anthea is a problem from the first, and she complicates matters for Diana with her infatuation for the very handsome son of the innkeeper where they are staying. But it is a lovely socialite friend of the Doctors that causes
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