By Janet Aylmer
From the writer of Darcy's Story comes a singular of romance, relations tragedy, and intrigue in a risky England on the finish of the Napoleonic Wars.
Julia Maitland had an idyllic formative years along with her brother and more youthful sisters on her family's property in rural Derbyshire. Upon attaining marriageable age, she seemed ahead to every thing that her new prestige may perhaps carry: the excitements of her first “season” in society, a decision of good-looking suitors, and—hopefully—a pleased destiny with a guy she cherishes.
But Julia's clients take a disastrous flip with the surprising and unbearably tragic dying of her soldier brother within the conflict opposed to Napoleon and the lack of her father's investments. in the span of some weeks, she unearths herself in London, then stylish bathtub, and eventually chasing smugglers in the course of the nation-state in coastal Dorset. but via the entire drama and turmoil she retains alive her hopes for happiness and a love passionate, robust, and true.
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