By Stephanie Laurens
Unique ebook: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride...
But the place can he locate the proper lady? She needs to be appealing, type, a great conversationalist...and most crucial, she has to simply accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, fascinating and, so far as a person is aware, bad as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the suitable wife.
Jack's center races while 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 terrible woman like her. As they play out a online game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the lady he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
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Would he rush her to Scotland? Her mother would be scandalized by a Gretna Green wedding, but she would be Lady Haversham by that time. It wouldn‘t matter. A knock came at her door. Cordie sat bolt upright. ‖ Her mother bustled inside, wearing the brightest smile Cordie had seen in a very long time. ‖ Silently she agreed, though for very different reasons than she thought her mother did. She stared blankly at her mother, intent on not giving anything away. ―I‘ve never seen a man stare so intently at a woman before.
Chet frowned. But he didn‘t look back. He waved his hand over his shoulder and started for the corridor. He stalked down the hallway, past the drawing room, and was just about to turn the corner towards his escape when he heard her voice behind him. ―So, are you really the best swimmer in all of Derbyshire? ‖ she asked with a hint of amusement. Brendan spun on his heel to find her standing quietly in the doorway of the Astwick library. How he‘d missed her a moment ago, he had no idea. The soft glow from the wall sconces bathed her skin in golden hues, complementing her gown.
She nearly choked. ‖ The marquess‘ smile widened. ‖ Actually, she had a fairly good idea. The widowed Lady Astwick, one of the pillars of society, could make or break someone if she was of a mind. It was a pity the dowager hadn‘t taken to Livvie. No one would dare disparage the scandalous Duchess of Kelfield if Lady Astwick were her champion. She wished she knew what she‘d done to capture the dowager‘s attention so she could pass the information to her friend. Cordie felt Clayworth‘s eyes on her and she tilted her head to one side to see him better.
A Lady Of Expectations (Regencies, Book 6; Lester Family Saga, Book 2) by Stephanie Laurens