The Reluctant Widow (MP3 CD)
"Lively, amusing done to a turn " "Kirkus Reviews"
"A fateful mistake "
When Elinor Rochdale boards the wrong coach, she ends up not at her prospective employer's home but at the estate of Eustace Cheviot, a dissipated and ruined young man on the verge of death.
"A momentous decision "
His cousin, Mr. Ned Carlyon, persuades Elinor to marry Eustace as a simple business arrangement. By morning, Elinor is a rich widow, but finds herself embroiled with an international spy ring, housebreakers, uninvited guests, and murder. And Mr. Carlyon won't let her leave.
"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen." "Publisher's Weekly"