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New York City, 1909: A woman ahead of her time, Temperance O'Neil is happily married to her work — helping single mothers on the city streets — which she funds with her inheritance. When her disapproving stepfather, Angus McCairn, cuts off her income, an infuriated Temperance has no choice but to do as he commands: live, as a proper unmarried lady, in the family's home in Edinburgh. She soon strikes up a bargain with the elder McCairn to win her passage home by agreeing to √nd a wife for his nephew, James — a task few would dare undertake.

A brusque, strapping man, James McCairn has little use for the new "housekeeper" on his Highlands farm — though the place could surely use a woman's touch. But as she attempts to match James with his ideal mate, Temperance makes a surprising discovery: behind his gruff exterior is a kind, intelligent, caring soul. And his perfect match may surprise Temperance most of all....

Includes an excerpt from The Summerhouse, Jude Deveraux's splendid new novel!

Synopsis:

Forced to live in Scotland by her stepfather and work as a housekeeper, Temperance O'Neil bargains for her passage home to New York City by offering to find a wife for his nephew, James. But the brusque James isn't interested in marrying anyone. As she attempts to match James with his ideal mate, Temperance makes a surprising discovery.

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New York City, 1909: A woman ahead of her time, Temperance O'Neil is happily married to her work — helping single mothers on the city streets — which she funds with her inheritance. When her disapproving stepfather, Angus McCairn, cuts off her income, an infuriated Temperance has no choice but to do as he commands: live, as a proper unmarried lady, in the family's home in Edinburgh. She soon strikes up a bargain with the elder McCairn to win her passage home by agreeing to Þnd a wife for his nephew, James — a task few would dare undertake.

A brusque, strapping man, James McCairn has little use for the new "housekeeper" on his Highlands farm — though the place could surely use a woman's touch. But as she attempts to match James with his ideal mate, Temperance makes a surprising discovery: behind his gruff exterior is a kind, intelligent, caring soul. And his perfect match may surprise Temperance most of all....

Includes an excerpt from The Summerhouse, Jude Deveraux's splendid new novel!

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743410182
Author:
Deveraux, Jude
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Scotland
Subject:
Romance - Historical
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Romance - General
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Housekeepers
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series Volume:
2001-03
Publication Date:
May 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
(F) (inc. 16 pg tsr)
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 5.95 oz

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Product details 368 pages Pocket Books - English 9780743410182 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Forced to live in Scotland by her stepfather and work as a housekeeper, Temperance O'Neil bargains for her passage home to New York City by offering to find a wife for his nephew, James. But the brusque James isn't interested in marrying anyone. As she attempts to match James with his ideal mate, Temperance makes a surprising discovery.
"Synopsis" by ,

New York City, 1909: A woman ahead of her time, Temperance O'Neil is happily married to her work — helping single mothers on the city streets — which she funds with her inheritance. When her disapproving stepfather, Angus McCairn, cuts off her income, an infuriated Temperance has no choice but to do as he commands: live, as a proper unmarried lady, in the family's home in Edinburgh. She soon strikes up a bargain with the elder McCairn to win her passage home by agreeing to Þnd a wife for his nephew, James — a task few would dare undertake.

A brusque, strapping man, James McCairn has little use for the new "housekeeper" on his Highlands farm — though the place could surely use a woman's touch. But as she attempts to match James with his ideal mate, Temperance makes a surprising discovery: behind his gruff exterior is a kind, intelligent, caring soul. And his perfect match may surprise Temperance most of all....

Includes an excerpt from The Summerhouse, Jude Deveraux's splendid new novel!

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