Manners amp; Mutiny (Finishing School #4)

Manners amp; Mutiny (Finishing School #4)


Genres: Young AdultScience Fiction

Status: Full

Updated date: 14:45:45 12/08/2022

Description "Manners amp; Mutiny (Finishing School #4)"

INCOGNITO IN CHARACTER A ball, at last!” Dimity Plumleigh-Teignmott sank back into her chair in delight. At the head table, Mademoiselle Geraldine finished her announcement with a similar collapse, stays heaving with repressed excitement. She would not be attending said ball, as she never left school grounds, but she appreciated that her young ladies of quali-tay were about to engage in a social event of great import. Lady Linette put a gentling hand to the headmistress’s arm, wary of a full infection of flutterings. It was too late. The school erupted into chatter. “It’s only Bunson’s,” Preshea Buss said to Dimity. “We know all the boys there, and most of the best prospects have gone on to university.” “Oh, buck up, Preshea, do. That means fresh meat. You should be thrilled, since you prefer your young men innocent and ripe for the plucking,” shot back Sophronia. Preshea couldn’t refute that—in a way, it was quite the compliment. So she turned her back on Sophronia and her friends. Sophronia sipped her tea, feeling victorious, green eyes assessing the reactions of those around her. Dimity’s delight was to be expected. Agatha Woosmoss, their other close friend, was notably reticent when confronted with large gatherings involving the opposite sex. She had very flushed cheeks that suggested interest—or possibly paralytic fear. The debuts were in a tight huddle over