Cousin Kate (Paperback)
|Author: Georgette Heyer|
|In this romance by the creator of the modern Regency genre, a woman''s luck changes when she locates a long-lost aunt and becomes wealthy. But schemes are brewing and the only one she can trust is cousin Philip, who doesn''t seem to like her very much--or does he?|
From the Publisher:
Enjoy one of only two Heyer Gothic Regency romances.
Kate, in dire circumstances, is surprised to receive an invitation to live with a distant aunt. Her aunt, uncle, and cousin welcome her to their estate, buy her new clothes, and provide all the amenities a Young lady of quality should have. Slowly, however, as strange events unfold, Kate begins to realize that her aunt's apparent benevolence hides an ulterior motive. To assure succession of the title, her aunt intends Kate to marry her cousin Torquil, until his increasingly bizarre behavior culminates in violence and tragedy. A compelling tale exploring mental illness in the Regency period.