Penelope Goes to Portsmouth : A Novel of Regency England

M. C. Beaton

Helen Lisanti (Narrator)

09-01-12

5hrs 19min

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09-01-12

5hrs 19min

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Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Romance

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A dead employer’s legacy of five thousand pounds has allowed spinster Hannah Pym to resign from housekeeping and find adventure traveling the English countryside by coach. But adventure soon finds Miss Pym in the form of runaway brides, spirited heiresses, and international refugees, who give her an opportunity to test her expert matchmaking skills.

In the coach to Portsmouth, Miss Pym faces her most difficult matchmaking challenge yet. The lovely Miss Penelope Wilkins, daughter of a rich merchant, would be the perfect match for the handsome Lord Augustus, a nobleman whose fortune is almost depleted. She would be, that is, if the two were at all compatible.

Though strikingly beautiful, the too-practical Penelope seems to stand on quite the opposite cliff from the carefree Lord Augustus. But when the undaunted Miss Pym enlists their help in untangling an intrigue—and Lord Augustus steals an astounding kiss from the shocked Penelope—Miss Pym is convinced that her matchmaking expertise will soon bridge any chasm between the reluctant lovers.

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Language English
Release Day Aug 31, 2012
Release Date September 1, 2012
Number in Series 3
Series Display String The Traveling Matchmaker Series
Release Date Machine 1346457600
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Romance, Historical, Romance, Romance, Romance
Author Bio
M. C. Beaton

M. C. Beaton (1936–2019), hailed as the “Queen of Crime” by the Globe and Mail, was the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Agatha Raisin novels—the basis for the hit series on Acorn TV—as well as the Hamish Macbeth series. Born in Scotland, Beaton also wrote nearly one hundred historical romances under several pseudonyms. Her books have been translated into nineteen languages and sold more than twenty-two million copies worldwide.

Narrator Bio
Helen Lisanti

Helen Lisanti graduated from London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama and performed on stage in numerous repertory and West End plays before moving to the United States, where she has worked as a voice actor for more than fifteen years. Helen’s eclectic résumé includes corporate productions, e-learning projects, television, radio, and Internet commercials. She has narrated several children’s stories, timeless classics, and was a 2007 Hollywood Book Festival audiobook category winner.

Overview

A dead employer’s legacy of five thousand pounds has allowed spinster Hannah Pym to resign from housekeeping and find adventure traveling the English countryside by coach. But adventure soon finds Miss Pym in the form of runaway brides, spirited heiresses, and international refugees, who give her an opportunity to test her expert matchmaking skills.

In the coach to Portsmouth, Miss Pym faces her most difficult matchmaking challenge yet. The lovely Miss Penelope Wilkins, daughter of a rich merchant, would be the perfect match for the handsome Lord Augustus, a nobleman whose fortune is almost depleted. She would be, that is, if the two were at all compatible.

Though strikingly beautiful, the too-practical Penelope seems to stand on quite the opposite cliff from the carefree Lord Augustus. But when the undaunted Miss Pym enlists their help in untangling an intrigue—and Lord Augustus steals an astounding kiss from the shocked Penelope—Miss Pym is convinced that her matchmaking expertise will soon bridge any chasm between the reluctant lovers.