Charity Girl

September 1, 2008|
Charity Girl by Georgette Heyer
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Georgette Heyer is unbeatable."-Sunday Telegraph A young and lovely runaway alone on the road to London Miss Charity Steane is running away from the drudgery of her aunt''s household to find her grandfather. Not expecting her visit, the old gentleman is not in London but is away in the country. A scandal broth in the making When Viscount Desford encounters a lovely waif searching for her grandfather, he feels honor boundto assist her; but dashing about the countryside together, the Viscount must prevent his exasperating charge from bringing him ruin upon herself and him. In the end, his best idea is to bring Charity to his lifelong best friend Henrietta and that''s when the fun and surprises begin "It all begins when a chivalrous and rich young gallant takes pity on a pathetic poor relation in a neighboring family. Before long he is so entangled in his efforts to help her that everystep he takes leads to some hilarious new confusion. The romantic conclusions are not what you may expect, but that adds to the fun."-Publishers Weekly "My favourite historical novelist-stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. I owe her many happy hours."-Margaret Drabble "
Georgette Heyer''s novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers for decades. English Heritage has awarded Georgette Heyer one of their prestigious Blue Plaques, designating her Wimbledon home as the residence of an important figure in British history. She was born in Wimbledon in August 1902. She wrote her first novel, The Bla...
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Title:Charity GirlFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.82 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.82 inPublished:September 1, 2008Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1402213506

ISBN - 13:9781402213502

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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