Last Gentleman Standing was originally published as Bluestocking in 1980. Knowing that, I’m inclined to be a little more forgiving of the few minor things that bothered me about this book (things like the protagonist being referred to as ‘the girl’ in speech tags and such).
Elisabeth Elham is a delightful heroine for any era. Raised poor but genteel, she is teaching at a private seminary for young ladies when a solicitor tracks her down and informs her that she is the sole heir of her wealthy, curmudgeonly uncle.
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