The Toll-gate (Paperback)
|Author: Georgette Heyer|
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|The first novel by the #1 CBA bestselling author is available once again. On his 38th birthday, lonely Scott Williams fervently wishes for a wife and family, but he never expects to become so utterly captivated by the beautiful, yet troubled Jennifer St. James.|
From the Publisher:
Captain John Staple is bored by the constraints of civilian life. To shake things up, he takes an invigorating ride across the countryside. A storm forces him to take shelter at a tollgate where the gatekeeper has mysteriously disappeared.
The Captain stumbles into an adventure more thrilling than his days battling Napoleon. While searching for the missing gatekeeper, he inadvertently uncovers a smuggling operation, and his only recourse is to bring the villains to justice and rescue the enigmatically charming young Lady Nell from her unsavory relatives.