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A MAN OF AFFAIRS
Genre: Regency Period, England
The spinster daughter of an impoverished lord loses her heart to A MAN OF AFFAIRS (4) when a duke desperate to marry off his wastrel son sends him to determine if her sister would be a suitable bride. Complications ensue when the duke decides that the older sister would be a better choice. Will she be able to resist her fathers forcible persuasion and find happiness with the man she really loves? In addition to an appealing hero, Anne Barbour vividly depicts the plight of a talented and intelligent young woman trapped within the conventions of the time.
Reviewed By: Melinda Helfer
Published: August 1999