The third book in M.C. Beaton's charming Travelling Matchmaker series. Kind-hearted Miss Hannah Pym is off to Portsmouth in the company of the beautiful but practical Miss Penelope Wilkins. Miss Pym quickly realises that Penelope needs someone to enliven her sheltered life, someone perhaps like their handsome travelling companion, Lord Augustus Railton. Penelope, however, thinks Lord Augustus is a ne'er-do-well...Hannah's hopes for adventure, on the other hand, are fulfilled when the coach happens upon a footman who faces hanging for a crime he didn't commit. 'Romance fans are in for a treat' - Booklist '[M. C. Beaton] is the best of the Regency writers' - Kirkus Reviews
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group ISBN: 9781849014816 Number of pages: 192 Weight: 110 g Dimensions: 178 x 171 x 13 mm
M. C. Beaton
A favourite with Waterstones booksellers, Scottish author M (Marion).C (Chesney). Beaton actually began her career in a bookshop, working in the fiction department of John Smith & Sons Ltd in Glasgow. After working for several years as a journalist, she moved to the United States and began writing regency romances. After penning more than a hundred, she decided to turn her hand to detective fiction, writing under the name M.C. Beaton and wrote the first of her popular Hamish Macbeth series before – in the early nineties – starting her best-known series Agatha Raisin about a retired advertising executive with a talent for solving crime.
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