Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McculloughLadies Of Missalonghi by Colleen Mccullough

Ladies Of Missalonghi

byColleen Mccullough

Mass Market Paperback | April 30, 1988

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Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of near poverty at Missalonghi, her family's pitifullysmall homestead in Australia's Blue Mountains. But It's a brandnew century-the twentieth-a time for new thoughts and boldnew actions. And Missy Wright is about to set every self-righteous tongue in the town of Byron wagging. Because she hasjust set her sights on a mysterious, mistrusted and unsuspectingstranger ... who just might be Prince-Charming in disguise.

Colleen McCullough’s name is synonymouswith bestselling fiction. She is the author of nineextraordinary novels: TIM, AN INDECENT OBSESSION,A CREED FOR THE THIRD MILLENNIUM,THE LADIES OF MISSALONGHI, THE FIRST MAN IN ROME,THE GRASS CROWN, FORTUNE’S FAVORITES,CAESAR’S WOMEN, and the acclaimed Internationalphenomenon, THE THORN BIRDS.
Title:Ladies Of MissalonghiFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 6.83 × 4.23 × 0.54 inPublished:April 30, 1988Publisher:Avon Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0380704587

ISBN - 13:9780380704583


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Story If you love CM novels and the way she tells a story you will enjoy this plotline, with great characters.
Date published: 2017-09-07

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Missy Wright feels doomed to a life of near poverty, as a plain, shy spinster in her 30s. Dreaming of romance and longing to be married, Missy, with rebellious courage, decides one day to take her fate into her own hands and with the help of the local librarian, begins her plot to catch and marry the mysterious newcomer John Smith. Ladies of Missalonghi is a compelling tale about a plain young woman who manages to shock her narrow world, as she consults romance novels for advice and transforms herself into an exciting enchantress.

Editorial Reviews

"A master Storyteller"--"Los Angeles Times" "Lovely, refreshing, sensitive, wise and triumphant"--"Publishers Weekly""Delicious.. it's old fashioned enough to have a happy ending. Only a churl wouldn't enjoy it."--"New York Daily News