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|OK, I'll give it another shot. Guess the book, win the magnetic bookmark!
While the rest of the town is smitten by Mrs. Gentle, our hero distrusts and dislikes her. When she tries to close down his beloved station, he exacts his revenge and saves a beautiful woman from deportation at the same time by proposing to Gentle's maid Ayesha. By the time the wedding day arrives, Hamish is desperate to escape marriage; when Ayesha doesn't appear and Mrs. Gentle is found dead, he escapes one disaster only to be swept into another.
The book was written by a romance novelist under a pseudonym.
The book is the 24th in it's series.