Lady Blue Author:Zabrina Faire Warner Library of Regency Romance #2 — ISBN #0-446-94056-6 (PBS wouldn't accept, but is correct) — Back cover: He Was an Enfant Terrible…yet the pranks that little Lord Algernon visited upon his patient governess, Merial Hathaway, were borne by her with good grace, until the morning he deliberately spilled blue ink over Meriel’s pale gold curls. S... more »he slapped him, and she was dismissed with no references—and blue hear. But all was not lost. The handsome Lord Farr had a job for a blue-haired lady; and since Meriel had a secret love for Lord Farr, she could not refuse him, no matter how bizarre, perilous, unconventional—and heartbreaking—the assignment was.
Inside cover: “I am in love,” said Lord Farr, “with the beautiful, incomparable Miss Stansfield, who is currently deciding whether she will marry me or my cousin Rex, the eleventh Duke of Broxbridge. He has now taken an unfair advantage of me by inviting her and her mother to his estate in the hope that her grasping parent will influence Miss Stansfield to favor his suit when she sees his ancient castle and vast acreage.”
I cannot think that Miss Stansfiled will be moved to agree with her mother,” Meriel protested.
“I intend to see that she does not,” Lord Farr replied, a twinkle flickering briefly in his eyes. “Miss Stansfield, you see, is very sensitive, has a lively imagination and, once frightened, might regard the castle with dread and horror. Fortunately for me, the castle has a legend. It is said that the ghost of a girl wronged by one of Rex’s ancestors walks its halls. The Lady Blue, she is called, for she is dressed in blue, has blue skin, eyes—and blue hair…« less