The Matrimonial Advertisement

The Matrimonial Advertisement

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She wanted sanctuary ...

Helena Reynolds will do anything to escape her life in London, even if that means travelling to a remote cliffside estate on the North Devon coast and marrying a complete stranger. But Greyfriar's Abbey isn't the sort of refuge she imagined. And ex-army captain Justin Thornhill - though he may be tall, dark and devastatingly handsome - is anything but a romantic hero.

He needed redemption ...

Justin has spent the last two decades making his fortune, settling scores and suffering a prolonged period of torture in an Indian prison. Now, he needs someone to smooth the way for him with the villagers. Someone to manage his household - and warm his bed on occasion. What he needs, in short, is a wife and a matrimonial advertisement seems the perfect way to acquire one.

Their marriage was meant to be a business arrangement and nothing more. A dispassionate union free from the entanglements of love and affection. But when Helena's past threatens, will Justin's burgeoning feelings for his new bride compel him to come to her rescue? Or will dark secrets of his own force him to let her go?
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 122 x 132mm | 68g
  • ABC/Audible Audio
  • Australia
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0655609830
  • 9780655609834

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'For this impressive Victorian romance, Matthews crafts a tale that sparkles with chemistry ...' -- Publishers Weekly 'Matthews has a knack for creating slow-building chemistry and an intriguing plot with a social history twist.' -- Library Journal 'A Victorian romance in all its glory ... a delightful treat for Jane Austen and historical fiction fans.' -- Readers' Favorite
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About Mimi Matthews

Mimi Matthews writes both historical non-fiction and traditional historical romances set in Victorian England. Her articles on nineteenth century history have been published on various academic and history sites, including the Victorian Web and the Journal of Victorian Culture, and are also syndicated weekly at BUST Magazine. In her other life, Mimi is an attorney. She resides in California with her family, which includes an Andalusian dressage horse, two Shelties, and two Siamese cats. Justine Eyre has appeared on stage with leading roles in King Lear, The Crucible and Jitters. Her film credits include Last Time Forever, Gold Fever and Hitters Anonymous. Her television credits include Two and a Half Men and Las Vegas.
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