Frederica couldn’t agree more with the opinions of her adopted mother, outspoken bluestocking Mrs. Waverly. But she chafes at the restricted life she must lead. When the handsome Lord Harry Danger rescues her from a group of drunken roustabouts, she begins to lose her heart—and question everything she’s been brought up to believe.
Though it was true, Frederica chafed at the restricted life she lived as the adopted daughter of the infamous bluestocking Mrs. Waverly, she did however agree with Mrs. Waverly’s philosophy. She knew that until the day men stopped preferring lisping dimwits over intellectual equals, Frederica would be better off without them.Still, the recent elopement of her sister, Fanny, had sparked the fires of romance in Frederica’s well-educated head. So it was that she was ripe for the countless charms of Lord Harry Danger, and he in turn was smitten by her outspoken beauty from the moment he rescued her from a pack of drunken thugs. Now if he would only treat her as his equal - and stop his incessant flirting!
M. C. Beaton
M. C. Beaton is the pen name of bestselling novelist Marion Chesney. She is a prolific writer of historical romances and small village mysteries. Born in Scotland, the author began her writing career as a fiction buyer for a Glasgow bookstore and has worked as a theater critic, newspaper reporter, and editor.
The author has written under various names, most notably as M. C. Beaton for her Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin series. She also has written under the names Sarah Chester, Helen Crampton, Ann Fairfax, Marion Gibbons, Jennie Tremaine, and Charlotte Ward.
The author lived in the United States, but now splits her time between the Cotswolds, England and Paris, France.