Aurora

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Aurora’s sister, Lady Raiker, is widowed. Lady Raiker is not happy to be confined to the Dower House, whilst that thieving, no-good upstart, the Dowager Lady Raiker, married – disreputably of course – to Lady Raiker’s father-in-law lives in style at Raiker Hall, her young son installed as the future Baron. Ah! But what about Lord Kenelm Raiker, Lady Raiker’s brother-in-law, who mysteriously disappeared years ago after a row with his father? Shouldn’t Lord Kenelm be the baron? And then there’s the mysterious business of the gypsy fortuneteller who tells Lady Raiker to prepare for the arrival of a handsome dark stranger in need of help. A possible suitor for the hand of the widowed Lady Raiker? What about me, asks Aurora – not unreasonably – she is merely told she’ll have to wait many years before a lover claims her hand. How vexatious! Of course, when said stranger turns up in the woods near Raiker Hall, tall, dark and extremely handsome, precisely as foretold, then Aurora quite naturally finds his seductive charm difficult to resist. She soon begins to wonder about the identity of this stranger. A delightful Regency romp, one to curl up with and simply enjoy.

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(UK) 9780709079231

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