By Stephanie Laurens
Unique ebook: 1997
Antonia Mannering refused to turn into an previous maid!
She was once a tender girl with plans, and Lord Philip Ruthven performed a wide half in them. notwithstanding the early life neighbors had now not obvious each other in years, she was once completely acutely aware that Philip had no loss of woman companionship. yet he had by no means married, and it used to be excessive time he did. If she may perhaps turn out to him that she used to be able to working his domestic and wouldn't shame him in society, Antonia was once sure he could suggest a comfy association. yet by no means had she anticipated that their hearts could one way or the other locate their approach into the bargain!
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Now a Bride is what lovers of recent York instances bestselling writer Mary Balogh’s Mistress sequence were clamoring for: extra ardour and extra drama that includes the Dudley siblings.
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Unique e-book: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride. ..
But the place can he locate the proper lady? She should be appealing, style, a superb conversationalist. .. and most crucial, she has to simply accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, captivating and, so far as a person understands, negative as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the perfect wife.
Jack's middle races whilst he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every little thing he desires--and more--but he's stuck in his personal capture. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, sure he might by no means marry a negative lady like her. As they play out a video game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the girl he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
What's a roguish younger nobleman speculated to do with a shockingly wonderful younger ward? The Duke of Blakewell believes he'd higher marry her off as quickly as attainable, earlier than he provides in to temptation himself. .. yet Henrietta does not desire a husband— she wishes her independence. .. definite that she contains a curse that killed her prior guardians, Henrietta simply wishes the duke to signal over her inheritance sooner than anything poor befalls him.
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The smile tightened on Cranshawe's face, but before he had a chance to say more or to move away, Eversleigh rose unhurriedly to his feet and sauntered over to stand by t he chair of Mrs. Broughton, who was in animated conversation with two very young worshipers. "Suzanne," Eversleigh said, interrupting as soon as there was a pause in the talk, "shall we begin that drive in the park? If we do not leave soon, the exercise will be quite pointless. " The two young men smiled uncertainly, not at all sure whether this speech, delivered with an expression of utter boredom, was meant jokingly or not.
You can brush it and hot-iron it as much as you please, but it will look like a spiky thornbush five minutes later. And you really cannot cut it any shorter. I. " Monsieur Pierre appeared to ignore this candid advice and proceeded to alarm Henry to no small degree by picking up his scissors, flexing his fingers artistically, as if he were about to play a sonata on the pianoforte, and began to snip. Henry sat meekly enough through the ordeal, which did not last for very long. When she was finally allowed to examine the results in the mirror, she was astonished.
Henry burst into loud laughter. " was her opinion. "Perhaps so, dearest girl, but never say so to anyone else. " Henry declared before going out to the stable to join the twins in a mournful visit to Brutus and Oscar. Lady Tallant finally revealed her social plans to Henry. For the next couple of weeks, there were to be minor social activities, including a few small dinner parties, a musical evening, and a picnic party to Kew Gardens. But Henry's official come-out was to be made with the daughter of Marian's friend, the Countess of Lambert.