Four Weddings and a Sixpence - Julia Quinn (Paperback)

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Description

Four friends from Mrs. Rochambeaux's Gentle School for Girls find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings.

Product Details

Barcode
9780062428424
Department
Books
Released
27 Dec 2016
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Julia Quinn
Elizabeth Boyle
Stefanie Sloane
Laura Lee Guhrke
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Avon Books
Language
English
Number of Pages
384
Dimensions
171 x 106 x 24mm

Annotation

A heartwarming collection of stories follows four friends, who meet at Mrs. RochambeauxÆs Gentle School for Girls, as they find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings, in a book that includes contributions from Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Stefanie Sloane and Laura Lee Guhrke. Original. 200,000 first printing.

Summary

Beloved authors Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Laura Lee Guhrke, and Stefanie Sloane deliver the stories of four friends from Madame Rochambeaux&;s Gentle School for Girls who find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings&;

&;Something Old&;
Julia Quinn&;s prologue introduces her heroine Beatrice Heywood and the premise for Four Weddings and a Sixpence.

&;Something New&;

In Stefanie Sloane&;s unforgettable story, an ever-vigilant guardian decrees that Anne Brabourne must marry by her twenty-first birthday. But love finds her in the most unexpected of ways.

&;Something Borrowed&;
Elizabeth Boyle tells the tale of Cordelia Padley, who has invented a betrothed to keep her family from pestering her to wed. Now she&;ll need to borrow one to convince them she&;s found her true love.


&;Something Blue&;
In Laura Lee Guhrke&;s story, unlucky Lady Elinor Daventry has her sixpence stolen from her and must convince the rake who pilfered the coin to return it in time for her own wedding. 


&;... and a Sixpence in Her Shoe&;
Julia Quinn finishes with the story of Beatrice Heywood, who never believed that the sixpence was anything but a tarnished old coin&;until it led all of her friends to true love. But her faith in the coin is tested when it keeps sending her to the wrong man!

 

Fiction

General Subject
Romance/General
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Romance / Short Stories
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Romance / Regency
Dewey Classification
813

Inside Flap

Beloved authors Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Laura Lee Guhrke, and Stefanie Sloane deliver the stories of four friends from Mrs. Rochambeaux&;s Gentle School for Girls who find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings . . .

&;Something Old&;

Julia Quinn&;s prologue introduces her heroine, Beatrice Heywood, and the premise for Four Weddings and a Sixpence.

&;Something New&;

In Stefanie Sloane&;s unforgettable story, an ever-vigilant guardian decrees that Anne Brabourne must marry by her twenty-first birthday. But love finds her in the most unexpected of ways.

&;Something Borrowed&;

Elizabeth Boyle tells the tale of Cordelia Padley, who has invented a betrothed to keep her family from pestering her to wed. Now she&;ll need to borrow one to convince them she&;s found her true love.

&;Something Blue&;

In Laura Lee Guhrke&;s story, unlucky Lady Elinor Daventry has her sixpence stolen from her and must convince the rake who pilfered the coin to return it in time for her own wedding. 

&; . . . and a Sixpence in Her Shoe&;