By Laura Landon
Joshua Camden, Marquess of Montfort, will do every thing in his strength to avoid wasting his important Graystone Manor – even take a spouse he doesn’t wish. yet he isn’t ready for the only call for the lady who holds the ability to avoid wasting his necessary Graystone makes – that he stay devoted forever.
Lady Allison Townsend may fairly visit her grave a spinster than marry a guy who embarrasses her along with his string of mistresses. but if she’s given no selection yet to marry one in every of London’s such a lot famous rakes and womanizers, she refuses to visit the altar with no stipulation of her personal – that the guy she marries by no means proportion his mattress with one other woman.
But neither Allison nor Joshua is ready for the hazards they're pressured to stand and the alternatives they're compelled to make to guard their happiness – in addition to their hearts.
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D. P. Macbeth used to be born and raised in New England and has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire. He wrote this novel for his spouse in success of a promise he made to her after they attended university jointly in Vermont. The depictions of Australia are encouraged by means of work journeys to Sydney and Melbourne. The vistas of the good Ocean highway, particularly Apollo Bay and Airey's Inlet have been brought to him by means of his son who lives within the Dandenong Mountains overlooking Victoria's Yarra Valley.
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As it was, she had less than two weeks. He clasped his hands behind his back and pretended to study one of the portraits on the wall. ” Blood pounded in her head. “David? ” “I was just wondering—“ She needed him to leave. Needed to be away from him. “I have had enough of your interference, Lord Montfort. Now, please. ” Percy’s voice echoed from the other end of the long corridor. ” Allison stepped toward Percy but Montfort’s arm snaked around her waist, making escape impossible. “Of course the lady’s all right.
Yes! ” Percy blinked twice when she growled out her answer and looked at her as if she’d taken leave of her senses. “Unless, of course, you’d prefer not to,” he stammered. ” The tone of his voice was filled with trepidation. She knew her flare of temper confused and intimidated him. ” Her head pounded, her cheeks burned, her temper neared the boiling point. And the orchestra struck a waltz. The Marquess of Montfort picked that moment to step out from behind Percy. ” He bowed graciously before her.
He ignored Chardwell’s hearty laugh and walked toward her. He kept his head high and wore a confident smile on his face. Her presence made having to be here almost enjoyable. He would miss her when their little game was over. +++ The dull throbbing in Allison’s head grew more intense with each passing minute. She knew exactly when it had started. The minute her brother David had summoned her to his study again this afternoon to discuss her progress in choosing a husband. Less than four weeks remained until her twenty-fifth birthday.
A Matter of Choice by Laura Landon