A Catch of Consequence

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  • (Rated 5 Stars)
  •  26-4-2019
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Автор:Diana Norman
Издателство:Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN:9780007105441 Тегло (гр.): Формат: 130 / 200 Състояние: Много добр
A Catch of Consequence by Diana Norman

CA sparkling historical novel with a very likeable heroine.’ Sunday Tribune

Makepeace Burke, colonial tavern-keeper, accepts an offer of marriage from the aristocrat she rescues from a rebellious mob, and sets sail for London.

As the second Lady Dapifer, Makepeace soon realises that English society will not easily accept an uneducated colonial. And the first Lady Dapifer, well-connected and refusing to acknowledge her divorce, proves to be an extremely dirty fighter once her silk gloves are off. But Makepeace, having been chased out of one town by prejudice and intolerance, is damned if she’ll let that happen again.

Makepeace Burke and her collection of friends, from rescued waifs to Grub Street scribblers, from Northumbrian miners to prime ministers, are irresistible characters. Diana Norman is an addictive discovery.

‘Moves at a cracking pace... what seems at the beginning to be a romantic novel rapidly becomes something else, and then something else again, as the story gathers momentum, taking in murder and vengeance,  money and class, politics and womens


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