A young and lovely runaway alone on the road to London — Miss Charity Steane is running away from the drudgery of her aunt's household to find her grandfather. Not expecting her visit, the old gentleman is not in London but is away in the country. — A scandal broth in the making — When Viscount... show more
A young and lovely runaway alone on the road to London — Miss Charity Steane is running away from the drudgery of her aunt's household to find her grandfather. Not expecting her visit, the old gentleman is not in London but is away in the country. — A scandal broth in the making — When Viscount Desford encounters a lovely waif searching for her grandfather, he feels honor bound to assist her, but dashing about the countryside together, the Viscount must prevent his exasperating charge from bringing ruin upon herself ... and him.
In the end, his best idea is to bring Charity to his lifelong best friend Henrietta, and that's when the fun and surprises begin ...
Publish date: 2008-09-01
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
A fun romp of a regency romance. Viscount Desford rescues Charity (Cherry) Steane from a life of servitude with her relatives and lands his childhood friend Henrietta Silverdale with her while he trys to find a better situation for her. With typical Georgette Heyer humour and light touches, along ...
In the classic GH style. And they all lived happily ever after. The good guys win and the bad guys get their comeuppance--or at least their plans are foiled.
In lending his aid to the struggling runaway Charity Steane, the Viscount Desford firmly embroils himself in a hash of fruitless searches, endangered reputations, and even a surprise betrothal or two. It's evident from the start who he ends up with, and you just want to see them interact more than y...
One of the mad-cap adventures, with Lord Desford determined not to marry his old friend Hetta just because his father wants him to. He gets entangled in the adventures of Cherry Staines, the Charity Girl of the title. Not my all time favorite, but very sweet. [Mar. 2011]
Viscount Desford is titled, wealthy and smart, but no woman has yet caught his eye. Then he encounters Charity, a young lady whose parents were the despair of society and is now living on her aunt's sufferance. Desford is moved by her unhappiness, and sets out to find her grandfather, who he hopes...
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