By Meredith Duran
"*IN GRITTY, WORKING-CLASS LONDON, SHE DOES WHAT SHE needs to to outlive . . . *
When Nell Whitby breaks into an earl’s apartment on a dead night quest for revenge, she unearths her pistol pointed on the unsuitable man—one good-looking as sin and bare because the day he used to be born. Pity he’s a lunatic. He thinks her a lacking heiress, yet extra to the purpose, he’ll aid her break out the slums and correct a grave injustice. now not a foul discount. All she has to do is marry him.
*A infamous LADIES’ guy may possibly TAKE HER FROM POVERTY TO OPULENCE . . . yet AT WHAT PRICE?*
A rake of the 1st order, Simon St. Maur spent his stressed early life burning each bridge he crossed. whilst he inherits an earldom and not using a unmarried penny connected to it, he sees an opportunity to begin over—provided he can locate an heiress to fund his efforts. yet his depraved acceptance capability courtship might be difficult—until destiny sends him the main infamous lacking heiress in historical past. All he wishes now's to make her right into a woman and retain himself from making the one mistake that may damage every thing: falling in love. . . .
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Corrections in 80 taken from a manuscript like 28, e. g. 470 are hard to reconcile with straightforward descent from 80. 22 has errors of its own, e. g. 292-3 [nuncupabatur … Porrex], and 50 and 114 share errors, e. g. 607 [sermonem]. 152 Alclud atque eam, essentially the reading of ∆, whereas K has secum, the reading of G and the Second Variant. Despite the complications, it seems very likely that not just 80 but 22, 50, and 114, descend from 54. ’ p. 91). 81 ≏ 2. xiii/xiv B. L. Add. 11702 82 xii B.
L. Ff 1 25 Second Variant. 48 xii Cambridge U. L. ) < H, rest ≏ SE. Many conjectures. 49 < H. xii Cambridge U. L. Ii 4 4 50 xiv Cambridge U. L. Ii 4 12 ≏ 54; see on 80. 51 xv Cambridge U. L. Ii 4 17 ? ’ p. 86. xxxvi Introduction 52 ≏ 24. a. 1327 Cambridge U. L. Kk 6 16 53 ≏ 2. xii/xiii Cambridge U. L. Mm 1 34 54 xii Cambridge U. L. Mm 5 29 K in §§ 118-208 of this edition; §§ 1-117 Second Variant. See also on 80. ) conflation of Σ and ∆, rest conflation of ∆ and First Variant. 56 xii Colmar 448 (14) ≏ 2.
Lat. 13710 Q in §§ 1-110 and 118-208 of this edition. §§ 111-17 ≏ O; see above, pp. xvi, xxi-xxiii, xxxi. 186 xiv Paris B. N. Lat. 13935 + 5508 ≏ 7; see on 217. 187 xvi Paris B. N. Lat. 15073 ≏ S. Perhaps to be identified with the manuscript described in the editio princeps as commissioned by the abbot of St-Victor, Paris; see below, p. lxii. 188 ≏ 7. xii/xiii Paris B. N. Lat. 17569 189 ≏ 2. xii Paris B. N. Lat. 18271 190 xiv Paris B. N. Nouv. Acq. Lat. 1001 ≏ 21. See also below, p. lxiii. 191 xii Paris Ste-Gen.