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Anna, a market girl in Covent Garden, makes the acquaintance of Rein Montgomery, the Duke of Wroxly, when Anna’s new design for a sail, currently in the form of a kite, descends and strikes him in the head. Rein is in the poverty-stricken area of St. Giles because his late uncle’s will stipulates that he shall only inherit the uncle’s fortune if he can survive for four weeks without reliance on his wealth or title. Rein pleads lost memory after the accident, in the hopes that Anna will take him in, at least temporarily. Anna, who began life in better circumstances, has made a life for herself in St. Giles, though she doesn’t completely fit in. She hopes to ensure better times for herself and her grandfather by winning the competition for which she has designed the new type of sail. This Regency-set romance was a delight to read. Anna is intelligent and resourceful and a pleasure to spend time with. The historical details are sufficiently evident to please those who prefer more, rather than less, history in their historical romances.

 

 

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