The Rules of Gentility (Paperback)

By Janet Mullany

Avon Books, 9780061229831, 268pp.

Publication Date: July 31, 2007

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Description

Regency heiress Philomena Wellesley-Clegg has rather strong opinions about men and clothing. As to the former, so far two lords, a viscount, and a mad poet have fallen far short of her expectations. But she is about to meet Inigo Linsley, an unshaven, wickedly handsome man with a scandalous secret. He's nothing she ever dreamed she'd want--why then can she not stop thinking about how he looks in his breeches?

A delightful marriage of Pride and Prejudice with Bridget Jones's Diary, Janet Mullany's The Rules of Gentility transports us to the days before designer shoes, apple martinis, and speed dating--when great bonnets, punch at Almack's, and the marriage mart were in fashion--and captivates us with a winsome heroine who learns that some rules in society are made to be broken.

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