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Author: Georgette Heyer
Publisher: [Don Mills, Ontario] : HQN, [2009], ©1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It takes a lot to unnerve Captain John Staple, a man with a reputation for audacious exploits and whimsical nonsense. But when he finds himself mired on the moors--on a dark and stormy night, no less!--John hardly expects to find a young, frightened boy who's been left alone to tend a toll gatehouse. Never one to pass up an adventure, John decides to take up residence in Derbyshire as a gatekeeper until he can find  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Regency fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgette Heyer
ISBN: 9780373774128 0373774125
OCLC Number: 294887569
Notes: "Historical romance"--Spine.
Description: iv, 285 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Georgette Heyer ; with a forward by Christina Dodd.

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"It takes a lot to unnerve Captain John Staple, a man with a reputation for audacious exploits and whimsical nonsense. But when he finds himself mired on the moors--on a dark and stormy night, no less!--John hardly expects to find a young, frightened boy who's been left alone to tend a toll gatehouse. Never one to pass up an adventure, John decides to take up residence in Derbyshire as a gatekeeper until he can find the lad's father. But as John investigates the suspicious disappearance, he begins to unravel a far more complex mystery. And at its center is a woman--the very one to tame John's reckless spirit"--Publisher's web site.

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