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Genre: Regency Period, England
The fresh and charming voice of one of Signet's rising stars delights us with a madcap romp through the drawing rooms of England's haute ton.
Miss Isabella Eardley has no interest in making a splash in high society. Her only interest is painting, but her attempts to gain the tutelage of the foremost artists of the day are frustrated by her gender. A female artist? Impossible.
Rakish Harrison Curzon would be well on his way to prominence in the art world if only people would believe that a gentleman of the leisure class could be a serious artist. Even his own father views his work as a hobby and presses him to choose a real career in either farming or politics.
It would seem a perfect match. Their parents have very different ideas, unfortunately, and it will take all their ingenuity to find a way to reach their happy ending.
Ms. Calvin presents an irrepressible heroine and a dashing hero to win our hearts with ease. (Jun, 223 pp., $5.50)
Reviewed By: Melinda Helfer
Published: June 1997