Light shelfwear to edges and covers. PO initials on inside. Pages tight and clean but yellowed due to age. 221 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1993. ISBN: 037325525x. Seven foster children, one meddling stepmother and a huge Victorian house kept Raine Claypool very busy and very safe-especially from men. Bitter experience had taught her there were no more Prince Charmings. Then Alan Hunter collapsed on her steps. Her stepmother declared him ""a perfectly lovely husband."" Perfect in the bedroom, yes, Raine agreed. But he had his own ulterior motives for needing a wife.