A Lady Of Expectations (Regencies, Book 6; Lester Family by Stephanie Laurens

By Stephanie Laurens

Unique e-book: 1996

Jack Lester has to discover a bride...

But the place can he locate the best girl? She needs to be beautiful, variety, an outstanding conversationalist...and most crucial, she has to simply accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, fascinating and, so far as a person understands, bad as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the precise wife.

Jack's center races whilst he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every 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 bad lady like her. As they play out a online game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the girl he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?

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A Lady Of Expectations (Regencies, Book 6; Lester Family Saga, Book 2)

Unique booklet: 1996

Jack Lester has to discover a bride. ..

But the place can he locate definitely the right girl? She should be appealing, variety, a very good conversationalist. .. and most vital, she has to just accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, fascinating and, so far as a person is familiar with, bad as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the correct wife.

Jack's middle races whilst he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every 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, yes he may by no means marry a terrible lady like her. As they play out a online game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the girl he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?

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Mrs. Dingle was warm, caring, and nonthreatening—a perfect test. Marianne was understandably nervous after twelve years of isolation, but three days was plenty long enough to gird her loins. Was she too terrified to put the question to the test? How could he help her if she refused to take his advice? It was frustrating, for without her cooperation, he could prove nothing. Declaring him safe indicated that she trusted him. Yet that trust could not overcome her fear of Barnett. What had the man done?

Jack nearly jumped, for it was the first time she had mentioned her trust in weeks. " "Probably because they both had to deal with absent, conservative employers. I've amassed a list of innovations I want to try when I assume control. I just hope Crane is receptive to modern ideas. " He held his breath, hoping she would answer. She hesitated. "It is not that easy," she finally said. " He could think of nothing to say. Despite his growing suspicions, hearing confirmation that she was a prisoner was a shock.

You are hopeless, Marianne. " She gathered her scattered wits. "I had hoped that time would heal you. " She backed against the wall. He grabbed her arm, shoving her toward the mirror that had always hung near the door. "Look at yourself! Running wild like a red Indian. " "I—" she began. But he talked over her. "Grief should have abated years ago. Since it hasn't, I must seek help. It is my duty as your guardian. I've found a doctor who specializes in disorders of the mind. His facility is nearby.

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