Runaway Miss by P-HarlequinEnterpris

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Just who is Miss Fanny Draper?Alexander, Viscount Malvers, is sure the beautiful girl on the public coach is not who she says she is. Her shabby clothing and claim of being a companion cannot hide the fact that she is Quality. He's intrigued. This captivating miss is definitely running away, but from what--or whom?Alex is adept at getting under her guard, but Lady Emma Lindsay must keep up the pretence. As her feelings grow, so does her dilemma. Maybe a lady can follow her heart, but a poor companion certainly can't--and Miss Fanny Draper she must remain!

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									Runaway Miss
Author: Mary Nichols
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Just who is Miss Fanny Draper?Alexander, Viscount Malvers, is sure the beautiful girl on the public
coach is not who she says she is. Her shabby clothing and claim of being a companion cannot hide the
fact that she is Quality. He's intrigued. This captivating miss is definitely running away, but from what-or
whom?Alex is adept at getting under her guard, but Lady Emma Lindsay must keep up the pretence. As
her feelings grow, so does her dilemma. Maybe a lady can follow her heart, but a poor companion
certainly can't-and Miss Fanny Draper she must remain!
Author Bio
Mary Nichols
Born in Singapore of a Dutch South African father and an English mother, Mary Nichols came to England
when she was three and considers herself totally English. Her father, like many people who have had to
learn English as a second language, was far more precise in its use than many English people. He would
have no sloppiness, either spoken or written, and Mary puts her love of the language down to him. He
was also a great reader, and there were always books in the house so that Mary learned to read at a very
early age. And not only the classics, which formed so much a part of the educational curriculum of those
days, but anything that came to hand, whether suitable or not!A love of creative writing followed almost
immediately, and by the time she was nine or ten, her one ambition was to be a famous writer! Her first
full-length novel was written when she was fifteen, when her parents thought she was shut in her room
swotting for school certificate (the forerunner of GCEs)! It was handwritten in several school exercise
books and pretty abysmal, being a compound of Angela Brazil (who wrote very stereotyped schoolgirl
stories, mostly set in boarding schools and having some element of mystery) and the love stories she
read in her mother's monthly magazine. Not having any idea how to go about finding a publisher, she
wrapped it all up and sent it to the editor of aforementioned monthly magazine! The editor sent a long and
very encouraging letter, which put Mary's ambition into overdrive. One thing the editor did say, which Mary
took to heart, was that she should not be overambitious, but start in a small way with stories and articles
and to stick to things she knew something about.Finishing her education and finding a job took over as
priorities in the next year or two, followed by an early marriage (she was eighteen) and a family. Although
she managed to find time to write, she did nothing about finding a publisher until her children were all at
school. Then she did the

								
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