The Other Daughter

The Other Daughter

By: Lauren Willig (author)Hardback

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Raised by her widowed mother in genteel poverty in an isolated English village, for the past six years Rachel Woodley has been working in France as a nursery governess. When her mother unexpectedly dies, she returns to England to clear out the cottage, and finds a scrapbook full of cuttings from London society pages-all pictures of her supposedly deceased father, very much alive. He's an earl, socially prominent, with another daughter who is living a charmed life: a debutante, much photographed, and engaged to a rising Tory MP. Rachel's cousin confirms the horrible truth: her father is alive, with a legitimate, acknowledged family. Which makes Rachel...not legitimate. Everything she thought she knew about herself and her past-even her very name-is a lie. Still reeling from the death of her mother, and furious at this betrayal, Rachel enters into an uneasy alliance with a mysterious man-about-town, who promises her access to her father. With his help, Rachel sets herself up in London under a new identity and insinuates herself into the party-going crowd of Bright Young Things, with a steely determination to unveil her father's perfidy and bring his-and her half-sister's-charmed world crashing down. Very soon, however, Rachel faces two unexpected snags: she finds she genuinely likes her half-sister, Olivia, whose situation isn't as simple it appears; and that Rachel herself might just be falling for her sister's fiance.

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About Author

LAUREN WILLIG is also the "New York Times" bestselling author of the novels "The Ashford Affair" and "That Summer" as well as the Pink Carnation series, and is a RITA Award-winner for Best Regency Historical for "The Mischief of the Mistletoe." An alumna of Yale University, she has a graduate degree in English history from Harvard and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She lives in New York City, where she now writes full time.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781250056283
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781250056283
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1250056284

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