The Beggarmaid

The Beggarmaid Lady Iphigenia Brierley is trapped by a poverty that she must conceal from the beau monde She lives on the fringes of society satisfying her hunger at the ton parties to which she is invited and gamb

  • Title: The Beggarmaid
  • Author: Lesley-Anne McLeod
  • ISBN: 9781601740021
  • Page: 380
  • Format: ebook
  • Lady Iphigenia Brierley is trapped by a poverty that she must conceal from the beau monde She lives on the fringes of society, satisfying her hunger at the ton parties to which she is invited and gambling to obtain money for clothing The Marquess of Wessington is wealthy beyond her imagining, and has a respected and admired place in society His return to London from traLady Iphigenia Brierley is trapped by a poverty that she must conceal from the beau monde She lives on the fringes of society, satisfying her hunger at the ton parties to which she is invited and gambling to obtain money for clothing The Marquess of Wessington is wealthy beyond her imagining, and has a respected and admired place in society His return to London from travels abroad coincides with a time of crisis in her pitiable family He offers himself first as her friend, then as her rescuer Finally, he asks for her hand in marriage But the question to which Genia requires an answer iswhy

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    1. Lesley-Anne McLeod has her delightful way again with the Regency era in THE BEGGARMAID with solid historical setting, rich dialogue, fascinating characters, and some inspiration from the legend, THE KING AND THE BEGGARMAID. The legend is a Medieval romance which tells the legend of Prince Cophetua and his unorthodox love for the beggar, Penelophon. The heroine, Lady Iphigenia "Genia" Brierley, is compassionate and strong-willed as she struggles against and survives the ruthless---and unjust--cen [...]

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