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Countess by Coincidence

(2015)
(The third book in the House of Haverstock series)
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To extricate himself from financial difficulties, John Beauclerc, the Earl of Finchley, concocts a scheme to marry a stranger who's answered his advertisement. He'll show his grandmother! That lady's withholding money until he can demonstrate more maturity and less scandalous behavior. At six and twenty, the last thing he wants is to settle down. He goes to the church at St. George's Hanover Square to wed Miss Margaret Ponsby of Windsor, send her on her way with 100, and continue to pursue wine, women and faro with his fun-seeking friends. After the ceremony, he realizes he's married the wrong woman. Miss Margaret Ponsby of Windsor obviously thought the wedding was to occur at St. George's Chapel in Windsor. Lady Margaret Ponsby was at St. George's in London. How can he extricate himself from this wretched marriage - a marriage over which his grandmother is ecstatic? If only Lady Margaret Ponsby weren't so shy. When the lanky young (though most disreputable) earl she's worshipped from afar for as long as she could remember asks her to move to the church's altar with him, she's powerless to decline. Even after a wedding ceremony begins, she still remains mute. She must be standing in for Lord Finchley's true bride. But once she realizes she really is married to Lord Finchley, she determines to do everything in her power to make this a dream marriage. Even if it means imitating her clever, talkative sister.

    

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"When I want a lighthearted, sigh-worthy romance, I read Cheryl Bolen." - Lauren Royal


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Used availability for Cheryl Bolen's Countess by Coincidence

Paperback Editions

July 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Countess By Coincidence (House of Haverstock, Book 3) (Volume 3)
Author(s): Cheryl Bolen
ISBN: 1-939602-36-X / 978-1-939602-36-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper & Appleton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Countess by Coincidence (House of Haverstock, Book 3)
Author(s): Cheryl Bolen
Publisher: Harper & Appleton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA