The Poor Relation, Book Three: Mrs. Budley Falls from Grace, A Regency Romance
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: June 2012
Duration: 5 hours 10 minutes
Theloveable characters from the Poor Relation Hotel return in this sparkling andadventurous Regency romance from M. C. Beaton.
ElizaBudley is a beautiful widow whose husband gambled away his fortune. So when the poor relations need to acquire some valuables to keep the hotel afloat and Eliza draws the short straw, LadyFortescue reminds the others that Mrs. Budley has no relatives onwhom she can call. Gentle Mrs. Budley thinks she has escaped her fate until SirPhilip comes up with a plan. He has heard that the elderly Marquess ofPeterhouse is senile, a widower, extremely rich, and unlikely to rememberwhether Mrs. Budley is a relative or not. So off Mrs. Budley goes to the bleakcastle, where the marquess turns out to be not so old, hardly senile, and, infact, quite handsome.