Frederica in Fashion
" Since there is no hope of my securing an eligible partner, due to sad lack of looks, I am running away "So wrote the sixth of the famous Armitage sisters. For how could colorless Frederica withstand a Season s scrutiny after the five beauties before her had married so magnificently? Disguised as a chambermaid, Freddie found her way into the household of the fashionable Duke of Pembury. That wild gentleman was soon on to her tricks and found himself escorting the lady to London. Once on the marriage mart, the five sisters preened and primped the youngest until Freddie could not recognize herself! They did not seem to notice that a certain gentleman s attention had Freddie blooming, and that perhaps Freddie was not fated to be plain or unmarried after all...
- 01 Jan 2013