Charity Girl Author:Georgette Heyer When Fate saddles Viscount Desford with a homeless waif in the engaging shape of Cherry Steane, who else should he turn to but his childhood playmate, Henrietta Silverdale? Although they refused to oblige their parents by marrying, they have always been best friends. But as Desford pursues Cherry's grandfather and father around the seedy fringes... more » of society, Henrietta is forced to wonder if he might have fallen in love at last...« less
This was a "can't put it down" read. It is so unexpected, with so many twists and turns in the plot, that I couldn't imagine how the protagonists were going to get out of the trouble. Even so It managed to be really funny in places.