A Comfortable Wife (Regencies, Book 8; Lester Family Saga, by Stephanie Laurens

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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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.

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