The Resource With this ring, Carla Kelly

With this ring, Carla Kelly

Label
With this ring
Title
With this ring
Statement of responsibility
Carla Kelly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The year is 1814, and Lydia Perkins is in London for the Season. Sadly, the Perkins don't care if Lydia makes a suitable match. All her mother's hopes lie in the beautiful but vapid Kitty, and Lydia is expected to answer her every whim. In an effort to mix with the ton, the sisters find themselves at St. Barnabas Church, gawking at the soldiers wounded at the Battle of Toulouse, the final battle that sent Napoleon into exile at Elba. Kitty faints prettily and is revived by a pair of admiring dandies, but Lydia is drawn to the suffering of the men. Among them is Major Sam Reed, grievously wounded himself, but in fact an earl: Lord Laren of Laren Hall, Northumberland. Major Reed could be recovering in comfort, but instead he chooses to stand by his men. Despite her parents' objections, Lydia returns to nurse the soldiers. As she learns the joy of being useful, she and Major Reed become friends. Finally he makes a curious proposal: Would she marry him, be his wife in name only, and travel with him to Northumberland? During the war, he invented a wife to appease his rich aunt. If he doesn't produce "Delightful Saunders" in the flesh, he stands to lose his fortune. Can Lydia leave her indifferent family and embark on her first real adventure? She discovers that not every adventure is a pleasant one, as she falls in love with a man who might see her as merely a means to an end"--Page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Carla
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.E3928
LC item number
W57 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Nobility
  • Marriage proposals
  • Armed Forces
  • Marriage proposals
  • Nobility
  • Fiction
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
With this ring, Carla Kelly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Previously published: New York : Signet, 1997
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781603819510
Lccn
2014951998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893895855
  • 554594
  • (OCoLC)ocn893895855
  • 554594
Label
With this ring, Carla Kelly
Publication
Note
Reprint. Previously published: New York : Signet, 1997
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781603819510
Lccn
2014951998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893895855
  • 554594
  • (OCoLC)ocn893895855
  • 554594

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