The Reluctant Match(1981)
A novel by Polly Meyrick
Always a dreamer, Miss Sophia Neville models her conduct on that of the heroines of her favourite novels. Suddenly her life becomes stranger than any fiction when she is ordered to marry an elderly, balding gentleman she scarcely knows. What can she do but run away to London to escape him?There she encounters the mysterious Mr. Michael Fanshawe - and Sophie feels sure she has found her hero. Yet life in the Polite World of Regency London is not in the least like any of her beloved stories. Will Mr. Fanshawe emerge as the real hero and will Sophie's own adventure have a happy ending?
Used availability for Polly Meyrick's The Reluctant Match
April 1981 : UK Paperback