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Lady Fortescue steps out

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From the best of the Regency writers (Kirkus) comes the debut of an irresistible new series, in which life is not easy for the poor relations of England's upper crust. Desperate to keep up appearances, two of this unfortunate class open a successful hotel which serves as backdrop for a series of outlandish adventures and delightful love stories--of which this book is the first.
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Grouped Work ID 87ffa8d7-c9ac-9baa-64cc-3bba05243d89
Grouping Title lady fortescue steps out
Grouping Author chesney marion
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-02 04:21:46AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-16 04:41:52AM

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display_description The impecunious Lady Fortescue, widowed and alone save for two loyal, unpaid servants, has sold off almost all of the furnishings in her large Bond Street home and faces a grim future as a member of the aristocracy too proud to seek employment or charity, yet too poor to survive on the infrequent largess of wealthy relatives oblivious to her plight. Salvation arrives in the unlikely form of old Colonel Sandhurst, an equally impoverished retired military man who falls at her feet in a hunger-induced faint one afternoon in Hyde Park. The two decide to join forces: the Colonel will share Lady Fortescue's home, and they will invite others of their station and situation to live with them and pool their resources. Thus is born what eventually becomes one of London's most popular hotels, The Poor Relation, to which the nobility flocks to enjoy the novelty of being waited upon by members of their own class.
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publishDate 1992, 2011, 2012
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series The poor relation
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subject_facet Electronic books, Hotels -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, Love stories, Poor Relation Hotel (London, England : Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Regency fiction, Regency novels
title_display Lady Fortescue steps out
title_full Lady Fortescue steps out / Marion Chesney, Lady Fortescue steps out [electronic resource] / M.C. Beaton (writing as Marion Chesney), Lady Fortescue steps out [electronic resource] / Marion Chesney
title_short Lady Fortescue steps out
topic_facet Electronic books, Hotels, Poor Relation Hotel (London, England : Imaginary place)