Katie Lumsden

The Trouble With Mrs Montgomery Hurst

The Trouble With Mrs Montgomery Hurst


1841. Mr Montgomery Hurst is getting married. To the great consternation of Wickenshire, he is not marrying the daughter of an earl, but an impoverished widow with three children, whom nobody has ever heard of. Society is both appalled and intrigued.
Nobody is more curious than Mr Ashpoint, a wealthy local brewer, who had thought Mr Hurst might choose his daughter, Amelia, as his bride. Only, Amelia has no interest in marrying Mr Hurst - or indeed marrying at all.
Mr Hurst's marriage kicks off a series of events, as it becomes clear his business is everyone's but his own...

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