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Love and Lavender, 4 - (Proper Romance Mayfield Family Regency) by Josi S Kilpack (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 320

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Romance

Series Title: Proper Romance Mayfield Family Regency

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Shadow Mountain

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Regency, Historical

Author: Josi S Kilpack

Language: English

Street Date: November 2, 2021
TCIN: 84117641
UPC: 9781629729299
Item Number (DPCI): 247-16-8740
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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"Hazel Stillman is a woman of rare independence and limited opportunities. Born with a [clubfoot], she was sent away as a child and, knowing her disability means a marriage is unlikely, she devoted herself to scholarship and education. Now working as a teacher in an elite private girls' school, she is content with the way her story has unfolded. When her uncle Elliott Mayfield presents her with the prospect of a substantial inheritance if she marries, Hazel is offended. What kind of decent man would marry for her money? Besides, she loves her freedom as a professional, respected woman. When she hears rumors of the school possibly being sold, however, she knows she must consider all her options"--



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Hazel Stillman is a woman of rare independence and limited opportunities. Born with a clubbed foot, she was sent away as a child and, knowing her disability means a marriage is unlikely, she devoted herself to scholarship and education.

Now working as a teacher in an elite private girls' school, she is content with the way her story has unfolded. When her uncle Elliott Mayfield presents her with the prospect of a substantial inheritance if she marries, Hazel is offended. What kind of decent man would marry for her money? Besides, she loves her freedom as a professional, respected woman. When she hears rumors of the school possibly being sold, however, she knows she must consider all her options.

Duncan Penhale has a brilliant mind and thrives on order and process. He does not expect to marry because he likes his solitary life, shared only with his beloved cat. When Elliott Mayfield, his guardian's brother, presents him with an inheritance if he marries a woman of social standing, Duncan finds it intrusive. However, with the inheritance, he could purchase the building in which he works and run his own firm. It would take an impressive and intellectual woman to understand and love him, quirks and all.

Hazel and Duncan believe they have found a solution to both of their problems: marry one another, receive their inheritances, and then part ways to enjoy their individual paths. But when Uncle Mayfield stipulates that they must live together as husband and wife for one year before receiving their inheritances, Hazel and Duncan reluctantly agree. Over time, their marriage of convenience becomes much more appealing than they had anticipated. At the end of the full year, will they go their separate ways or could an unlikely marriage have found unsuspecting love?



About the Author



Josi S. Kilpack is the author of twenty-five novels, including many Proper Romance series titles and the twelve-book Sadie Hoffmiller Culinary Mystery series.
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