When bluestocking Leonora Freemantle's uncle wagers her enough money for her girls' school and her independence against marriage to a man of his choice that she can't take a common soldier and after three months' education pass him off as a gentleman for a whole season in Bath, she boldly accepts and then falls in love with her creation.
Harlequin Historical - HH # 563
This charming twist on the traditional Pygmalion story takes a pair of wary protagonists with serious past issues to resolve, forces them to work together, and lets nature take its course. While everything is tied up just a bit too conveniently in the end, this delightful, well-paced historical will leave readers smiling and satisfied. Hale (The Elusive Bride), a Golden Heart winner and a RITA finalist, lives in Lower Sackville, Novia Scotia.