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The Wrong Mr Wright - cover

The Wrong Mr Wright

Patricia Bray

Publisher: Diversion Books

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"[H]ooks us with absorbing storytelling." —BOOKLIST Diana Somerville never imagined that her first London season would end so disastrously or ruin her reputation so completely. When George Wright, the rakehell who compromised her, refuses to come up to scratch at the altar, Stephen Wright, Viscount of Endicott—said rakehell’s older half-brother—proposes to do the honorable thing and marry her himself. Their engagement is announced, and Diana returns to London, and is soon swept up in the gaiety of the London season. To her surprise she finds herself drawn to the reserved Lord Endicott, who is so unlike his dashing brother. But her newfound happiness is threatened when George returns to London, and begins courting her in earnest, trying to win her back.

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