Mrs. Merriden was a benevolent autocrat whose rule over a smallNorth-country village was cheerfully accepted by most of those whom itconcerned. But perhaps she went rather too far in engineering a fictitiousengagement between her grandson, Robert, and the pretty school-mistress,Monica Page -- particularly as Monica considered that she had the best ofreasons for disliking Robert. It was a situation that even Mrs. Merriden wasto find she couldn't completely control.
Used availability for Mary Burchell's And Falsely Pledge My Love
1981 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: And Falsely Pledge My Love
Author(s): Mary Burchell
ISBN: 0-373-00895-3 / 978-0-373-00895-7 (UK edition)