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Miss Tonks Turns to Crime by Marion Chesney
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Miss Tonks Turns to Crime

by Marion Chesney

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Series: The Poor Relation (book 2)

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This second book in the Poor Relations series was a fun romp. The Kindle edition did suffer a little from typos and I am unsure how historically accurate it is so I am giving this 3 rather than 4 stars. ( )
  leslie.98 | Sep 30, 2016 |
Charming regency. Part of the Poor Relation series. ( )
  phyllis2779 | May 31, 2013 |
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Miss Tonks Turns to Crime also edited as Miss Tonks Takes a Risk (1994)
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The fashionable Poor Relation hotel has rescued its six owners from genteel poverty, but they need ready cash for its upkeep. Once more, one of them must discreetly rob a rich relative.

The faded spinster Miss Letitia Tonks is dispatched to disguise herself as a highwayman and hold up the carriage that is transporting her nip-farthing sister and her lovely young niece, Cassandra. But by a twist of fate, their dashing prankish neighbor, Lord Eston, himself masked as a highwayman, does the deed for her--and grabs the opportunity to dazzle Cassandra with a swift kiss.

In London, while Cassandra is helping the poor relations uncover conspiracy at a rival hotel, she is recognized by Lord Eston. Although she cannot forget the highwayman, she could let herself feel a tendre for this handsome lord--did he not think himself far above young misses in the hotel trade! And, despite himself, Eston--smitten with her spirited ways and golden freckles--is soon drawn into the intrigues that swirl around The Poor Relation.
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The oddly assorted group met some time ago. All of them were poor relations, the genteel paupers of society, living on little more than dignity.

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