A Conformable Wife

Another classic Regency romance from a master of the genre! For fans of Georgette Heyer, Mary Balogh, Jane Aiken Hodge and Jane Austen.

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Two young people compete in the game of love…

1814, Bath

“I promise you, she’s the most delightful creature, with a quirky sense of humour very like your own. As for the other qualities you mention – birth, breeding, experience of managing a household of consequence – she has them all, with amiability and common sense besides!”

So Henrietta Melville is described to the Honourable Julian Aldwyn, who is on the look-out for a wife who will prove restful after an earlier, disastrous love-affair.

But there’s much more to Miss Melville than meets the eye. Although she is a spirited and intelligent heiress, at twenty-six and still unmarried, she’s considered to be on the shelf.

Julian is certain his offer will not be refused.

But then comes a whirlwind month in Bath, a dastardly rake, secrets from the past … all calculated to turn any woman’s head.

Could Henrietta become the conformable wife Julian is looking for? Or will someone else catch her eye…?

A Conformable Wife is a classic historical novel by Alice Chetwynd Ley.

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