Marrying The Mistress
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Marrying The Mistress

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Merrion Palmer has been Judge Guy Stockdale's mistress for the last seven years and his wife and two grown-up sons know absolutely nothing about her. Up until now, Guy and Merrion have enjoyed a blissfully, uncomplicated relationship in stolen moments in Merrion's flat, and to the rest of the world, Guy has played the part of model husband, father and grandfather. But now the time has come for things to change. Guy has become conscious of wasted years and he wants to share his relationship with Merrion with the world. He wants, dammit, to marry her. Yet he is quite unprepared for the storm that will follow ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 24mm | 240.4g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552998729
  • 9780552998727
  • 231,413

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"Particularly rich and satisfying" Mail on Sunday "Clever, clever, clever... probes right to the heart of a typically modern dilemma" Daily Mail "Brilliant" Spectator "A swift and riveting read" The Times "This is Trollope at her best" Woman & Homeshow more

About Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope is the author of eagerly awaited and sparklingly readable novels often centred around the domestic nuaunces and dilemmas of life in present-day England. She has also written a number of historical novels and Britannia's Daughters, a study of women in the British Empire. Joanna Trollope was born in Gloucestershire and now lives in London. She was appointed OBE in the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to literature.show more

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"Particularly rich and satisfying"show more

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'Clever, clever, clever...probes right to the heart of a typically modern dilemma' Daily Mail Merrion Palmer has been Judge Guy Stockdale's mistress for the last seven years and his wife and two grown-up sons know absolutely nothing about her. Guy and Merrion have enjoyed a blissfully uncomplicated relationship in stolen moments in Merrion's flat, and to the rest of the world, Guy has played the part of model husband, father and grandfather. But now the time has come for things to change. Conscious of the passing years, Guy doesn't want to keep Merrion a secret any more. He wants to share her with the world.He wants, dammit, to marry her.Yet he is quite unprepared for the storm that will follow... 'A swift and riveting read' The Times 'This is Trollope at her best' Woman and Homeshow more

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1,837 ratings
3.46 out of 5 stars
5 13% (237)
4 34% (631)
3 42% (766)
2 9% (161)
1 2% (42)
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