Midsummer Magic Author:Catherine Coulter Midsummer Magic, the first novel in the Magic Trilogy, was published at the end of 1987... we're reissuing the trilogy... haven't done any rewriting, as this novel is just dandy the way it is. — Philip Hawksbury, the Earl of Rothermere, obeying his father's dying wishes, hies himself to Scotland to offer for one of the daughters of... the Earl of... more » Ruthven. Frances..., informed of the earl's arrival and his mission, disguises herself as a bespectabled dowd so she won't be the one selected by the young earl. But choose her he does, and for all the wrong reasons.
The newly married couple return to England... Philip dumps Frances at... his ancestral estate and heads back to his old life in London. Ah, but [there is] a stud farm and racing stable, and Frances is magic with horses.
When the earl returns home... he discovers the woman he married has grossly deceived him. What follows is a battle of the sexes that will have you chuckling...« less