The Earl of Tredair has despaired of ever falling in love—until he meets the intriguing Miss Fanny Waverley. The adopted daughter of a notorious bluestocking, Fanny has been raised to be suspicious of men—until she finds herself falling for one.
The Earl of Tredair had his fill of balls, routs, and silly misses, and he despaired of finding anyone out of the extraordinary - that is, until he met Miss Fanny Waverley. Most unique and intriguing, she and her two sisters were the adopted daughters of the reclusive bluestocking Madame Waverley. They had been raised as her disciples to spread the word of women’s rights and to encourage poor oppressed females to stand up against the iniquities of the male sex!The beautiful and farouche Miss Fanny, however, found it quite hard to think of all men as cruel and lustful beasts - how could she when now she found herself longing to kiss one of the most hated of his breed!
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.