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At Dark of the Moon

(1977)
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Regency romantic adventure during the Napoleonic Wars! For fans of Georgette Heyer, Mary Balogh, Jane Aiken Hodge and Jane Austen.

Emma will prove more than a match for the most daring men in all England...


1804, Dorset, England



From her drab, unpromising post as governess, Emma Harcourt is catapulted into a daring scheme of espionage.

She becomes an actress posing as the wife of Rupert Wynford, a perfect stranger.

And as Napoleon prepares to invade the English coast, she takes her place among society's elite, where she has to match wits with the most dangerous men of her time.

Fate has chosen her to play a part in England's destiny and to gamble recklessly with her only chance for happiness and love...

Has her mysterious employer, Rupert Wynford, really just come to Weymouth like King George III for the benefit of sea air?

Or is he one of those in league with the European conqueror who plans to invade England at dark of the moon?



AT DARK OF THE MOON is a classic Regency Romance by Alice Chetwynd Ley: a traditional British, historical adventure story with a twist of suspense and mystery, set during the Napoleonic Wars.

'These vintage Regency romances hover somewhere between Jane Austen and the genre as we know it today. I really enjoy them.' - Sonya's Stuff

Genre: Historical Romance

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Hardback Editions

March 1995 : UK Hardback

Title: At Dark of the Moon (Ulverscroft Large Print Series)
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
ISBN: 0-7089-3263-0 / 978-0-7089-3263-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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January 1977 : UK Hardback
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Title: At Dark of the Moon
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
ISBN: 0-7091-5698-7 / 978-0-7091-5698-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: At Dark of the Moon: A historical romantic adventure story
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
ISBN: 1-913028-31-3 / 978-1-913028-31-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sapere Books
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July 1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: At Dark of the Moon
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
ISBN: 0-345-27109-2 / 978-0-345-27109-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: At Dark of the Moon: A historical romantic adventure story
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
Publisher: Sapere Books
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