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Rebel Heiress
     

Rebel Heiress

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by Jane Aiken Hodge
 

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But Henrietta was no one's enemy. She came to London from Boston in search of her father-- a father thought lost to her until she discovered her aunt's treachery.

Now armed with her mother's marriage papers, she set sail for England to prove her identity and, unknowingly, to gain a fortune--and a love--she had never dreamed of.

Henrietta was too

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But Henrietta was no one's enemy. She came to London from Boston in search of her father-- a father thought lost to her until she discovered her aunt's treachery.

Now armed with her mother's marriage papers, she set sail for England to prove her identity and, unknowingly, to gain a fortune--and a love--she had never dreamed of.

Henrietta was too beautiful to ignore. Her wealthy father was enchanted with her. Her stepmother hated her on sight. And her stepbrother Cedric was an enigma.

But nothing would stop Henrietta from becoming the talk of London society. At all the elegant parties, at fashionable Almack's, at masquerade balls, everyone was agog with the lovely young American girl.

There were a few, however, who longed to see her ruined....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448210084
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/14/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
208,429
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Jane Aiken Hodge was born in Massachusetts to Pulitzer prize-winning poet, Conrad Aiken, and his first wife, writer Jessie McDonald. Hodge was 3 years old when her family moved to Great Britain, settling in Rye, East Sussex, where her younger sister, Joan, who would become a novelist and a children's writer, was born.

From 1935, Jane Hodge read English at Somerville College, Oxford University, and in 1938 she took a second degree in English at Radcliffe College. She was a civil servant, and also worked for Time Magazine, before returning to the UK in 1947. Her works of fiction include historical novels and contemporary detective novels. In 1972 she renounced her United States citizenship and became a British subject.

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Rebel Heiress 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The story line is good. If your looking for heat its not in this book. Just a good ol romance story. The ending did leave me wanting more. It kind of felt like the story wasn t finish.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What i call a confort read during a rainy afternoon buska
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