Eliza Author:Paula Allardyce Pride and Poverty — Lovely Eliza Ashby inherited her pride and temper from her high-born father, but unfortunately that charming wastrel had little else to leave her when he died. Thus Eliza found herself a poor relation in the household of her odious uncle Thomas, forced to fend off his boorish advances while taking orders from his frivolous dau... more »ghter, Amelia.
But when the arrogant young French Vicomte Serle de Valmont arrived on the scene, Eliza refused to eat humble pie any longer. She would teach this infuriating gentleman better than to look down his aristocratic nose at her, just as she would teach her grasping uncle not to rob her of her honor and a legacy rightfully hers. Eliza was about to show her true colors -- and all of Regency London was going to learn what a determined young lady could do.« less