marks the delightful debut of the Six Sisters series, a family saga in six volumes that recounts the romantic adventures of the six marriageable daughters of a
country vicar, the Reverend Charles Armitage, in Regency England.
eldest, Minerva, is enchantingly beautiful—but a prude. She lives in the
country looking after her siblings while her mother reclines on a chaise longue
happily inventing new maladies. Her father, a vicar of decidedly secular
inclinations, indulges a hearty passion for hunting instead of worrying about
the girls’ dowries. But when he wants to send his boys to Eton, the money must
be found—and how better than by marrying Minerva off to a man of fortune?
to town, Minerva experiences her first season under the wing of an elderly
relative. But age, it seems, is no guarantee of respectability, and Lady Godolphin’s
plan for a good time scandalizes her young charge. Minerva’s moralizing
ways make her the subject of a shocking wager among the rakes and dandies of
the handsome Lord Sylvester Comfrey is observing her progress in the marriage
market. For such a virtuous girl, Minerva unaccountably finds herself in some
extremely compromising situations with this gentleman who, alas, professes not
to be the marrying kind. Download and start listening now!