Simply Perfect

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Dell, 2008 - Fiction - 448 pages
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Against the seductive backdrop of Regency England, New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh sweeps us into the sensual, enthralling world of four teachers at an elite academy for young ladies.

As headmistress of Miss Martin’s School for Girls in Bath, Claudia Martin long ago resigned herself to a life without love. Until Joseph, Marquess of Attingsborough, arrives unannounced and tempts her to toss away a lifetime of propriety for an affair that can only lead to ruin, embarking on a plan of seduction that leaves them both yearning for more. But Claudia knows she has no place in Joseph’s aristocratic world. And now that world is about to be rocked by scanda.…An arranged marriage, a secret that will shock the ton, and a man from Claudia’s past conspire to drive the lovers apart. But Joseph is determined to make Claudia his at any cost—even if that means breaking every rule for a love that is everything he has ever wanted.…
 

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User Review  - rmaitzen - LibraryThing

I think this is my favorite Mary Balogh so far. I liked the prickly teacher as the heroine, and I especially liked that she pretty much stays prickly, instead of turning into an idealized sap like ... Read full review

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User Review  - LadyWesley - LibraryThing

Claudia Martin finally gets her turn -- and her comeuppance. Claudia and Joseph make a wonderful couple, and it was great fun to see all of Claudia's old colleagues as well as most of the Bedwyns ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
22
Section 3
43
Section 4
64
Section 5
102
Section 6
119
Section 7
135
Section 8
160
Section 14
265
Section 15
284
Section 16
299
Section 17
315
Section 18
329
Section 19
346
Section 20
363
Section 21
382

Section 9
177
Section 10
198
Section 11
216
Section 12
230
Section 13
250
Section 22
398
Section 23
417
Section 24
438
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About the author (2008)

Mary Balough is the New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Slightly novels: Slightly Married, Slightly Wicked, Slightly Scandalous, Slightly Tempted, Slightly Sinful, and Slightly Dangerous, as well as the romances No Man’s Mistress, More than a Mistress, and One Night for Love. She is also the author of Simply Magic, Simply Love, and Simply Unforgettable, the first three books in her dazzling quartet of novels set at Miss Martin’s School for Girls. A former teacher herself, she grew up in Wales and now lives in Canada.


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