Bath Tangle Author:Georgette Heyer There could hardly have been two young women less alike than the gentle Lady Fanny and the volatile Lady Serena. They were, however, dear friends--indeed, Fanny, recently widowed and several years the younger, was in fact Serena's stepmother. What made things awkward was that Serena's inheritance, by the terms of her father's will, could come ... more »to her only by the approval of the stern Marquis of Rotherham--whom she had just jilted.
Together the girls decided to take a house in Bath, where Serena hoped the gay social life would temper their grief. But in Regency Bath two girls who attractions were in no way diminished by their mourning could hardly avoid the romantic entanglements for which the spa was famous. Soon they were involved in a real Bath tangle, thereby raising the eyebrows of their peers and the thundering disapproval of the Marquis, who had his own plans for Fanny and Serena--particularly Serena.« less