Runaway Bride Author:Jane Aiken Hodge WHEN TEMPESTUOUS, RED-HAIRED HEIRESS JENNIFER PURCHAS WAS INFORMED BY HER UNCLE SHE WAS TO MARRY A STRANGER, SHE EXPLODED. — Years of pent up resentment broke through at that moment, for her guardian uncle had made live miserable enough. — And now this. To be forced to wed some odious fortune hunter. Never. — Jenny fled and took a position as compa... more »nion for the formiable, old Duchess of Lewes.
The Duchess suspected Jennifer was no ordinary young lady. So did her grandson, handsome Lord Mainwaring, who found Jenny's charmes very disturbing.
As for Jenny, how long could she keep her idenity a secret? How long before her uncle's spies would discover her?« less