The Clandestine Betrothal by Alice Chetwynd Ley

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It’s not too hard to figure out who everyone is related to and work out what happened but it’s a nice, sweet romance with an honorable hero and heroine.
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When 17-year-old Susan Fyfield is engaged to the dashing man-about-town Beau Eversley, it should make her the happiest girl in England.

After all, Beau is everything she could wish for: handsome, charming and from a good family.

The trouble is, in announcing her betrothal to her aunt and sister, she has made one small oversight.

With typical impetuosity, she has neglected to tell Beau himself.

Susan is surprised when Beau actually agrees to the plan: to help her out of the situation in which she has landed herself, not only will he consent to the pretence but will also allow her to break off the engagement whenever she chooses.

But then a revelation about Susan’s past casts a shadow on the history of her parentage and she realises deception is all around.

Will she ever discover who her real mother and father actually were?
Can she be destined to marry the man she truly loves?

The Clandestine Betrothal is a page-turning historical romance from a true mistress of the genre, which fans of novelists such as Georgette Heyer will surely enjoy.

Alice Chetwynd Ley (1913 - 2004) was a British writer of romance novels. She was the sixth elected Chairman (1971–1973) of the Romantic Novelists' Association and was named honour life member. Her other titles include The Georgian Rake and The Jewelled Snuff Box.

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Published October 27, 2015 by Endeavour Press. 182 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction
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Reviewed by Jayne on Aug 03 2016

It’s not too hard to figure out who everyone is related to and work out what happened but it’s a nice, sweet romance with an honorable hero and heroine.

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