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Mistress of My Fate
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Mistress of My Fate (Paperback)

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A historical story set in 18th century England: By the author of the book behind the BBC hit costume drama THE SCANDALOUS LADY W and ITV's HARLOTS



Georgian England, 1789. Under a cloud of scandal, Henrietta Lightfoot flees her home at Melmouth Park. She has little money and no worthwhile talents, for what use is a neat stitch and a pretty voice outside the drawing room? Without family support, her only hope of survival lies with the dashing but elusive Lord Allenham...



In a desperate quest to find him, Henrietta embarks on a journey through London's debauched and glittering underworld, where she discovers more about her own mysterious past than she could have imagined. With the aid of new-found skills at the card table and on the stage, will Henrietta be able to turn her life around to become mistress of her fate?

Fiction & PoetryHistorical Fiction Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd Publication Date: 13/09/2012 ISBN-13: 9780552162517  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Hallie Rubenhold is a historian and broadcaster and an authority on womens' lives in the 18th century. She has worked as a curator for the National Portrait Gallery and as a university lecturer. Her first novel, Mistress of My Fate was received with great acclaim and her biography, Lady Worsley's Whim, was made into the hit BBC drama The Scandalous Lady W. She lives in London with her husband. Chat with her on Twitter @HallieRubenhold

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