Pitching her inexperienced young stepmother against the seasoned London rake spelled disaster! Nella had been thunderstruck when her late father married a lady three years younger than herself. But all doubt disappeared when Lady Angelica Linden and her two stepdaughters became fast friends.
Since Sir Thomas Linden's death, however, the Linden ladies had been largely ignored -- except by his creditors. The solution was clear: one of them must find a rich husband.
Although Lord Deering was wealthy and truly smitten with Angelica, Nella was certain the handsome peer would never offer for the beautiful -- and penniless -- beauty. Worse, her own attraction to Deering's comrade, Major Harcourt, appeared just as hopeless. The military, it seemed, was his only love! Or was, until this lovely Cinderella and her fairy stepmother joined forces...
This paperback book is in very nice condition with light spine creases and a reader's crease.