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An Onerous Duty By Beryl Matthews

An Onerous Duty by Beryl Matthews

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Major Harry Sterling has had to leave his regiment after the death of his father and brother. Now Duke of Ranliegh, it is his duty to marry without delay. The girl chosen is too timid for the volatile ex soldier, but her sister, Isabella, is not frightened of him. No man in his right mind would marry her!

An Onerous Duty Summary

An Onerous Duty by Beryl Matthews

Major Harry Sterling has had to leave his regiment after the death of his father and brother. Now, Duke of Ranliegh, it is his duty to marry without delay. His friend, Captain Atterton, makes a surprise appearance and the men are drawn into a web of treachery. Someone is supplying secrets to Napoleon, and Harry discovers that his brother did not die in an accident, but was murdered. The investigation proves dangerous and the elderly duchess is fearful that her grandson will be killed before he has produced an heir. The girl she has chosen is too timid for the volatile ex-soldier, but her sister, Isabella, is not frightened of him. Her reckless nature infuriates him. No man in his right mind would marry her!

About Beryl Matthews

Beryl Matthews lives in the Hampshire village of Headley, having moved there to escape the constant noise of planes using London Airport. From a young child she wanted to become a singer but a lack of funds drove her to an office and she became a credit controller. Her interests include cycling, golf, swimming and reading. This is her first novel to be published by Robert Hale

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GOR002987189
9780709070566
070907056X
An Onerous Duty by Beryl Matthews
Used - Very Good
Hardback
The Crowood Press Ltd
2002-03-29
235
N/A
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