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Jack Lester has to discover a bride...
But the place can he locate the precise lady? She should be appealing, type, an excellent conversationalist...and most crucial, she has to simply accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, fascinating and, so far as somebody is aware, terrible as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the appropriate 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 seize. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, yes he may by no means marry a bad woman like her. As they play out a video 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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Thank you, sir, for the bath. " "Your hair…" he said. " Something warm trickled through her. Why, she could not say. " The words sounded breathless, which was exactly the way she suddenly felt. He was looking at her strangely, making odd little flutters rise in her chest. " He remained where he was. Taking a moment to steady herself, Velvet walked toward him, passing him on her way to the stairs, catching the smell of woodsmoke and leather. Her hands were trembling. Why was her heart pounding so hard?
The wedding. Yes, yes, of course. " Velvet didn't answer. Instead she fiddled with a lock of her powdered mahogany hair, smoothed the front of her apricot silk moiré gown beneath her heavy lap robe, and tried not to think of her wedding night. Or what the duke would say when she told him her dowry was all that was left of the Haversham fortune. Then again, Avery Sinclair appeared a somewhat reasonable man. He was wealthy as Croesus and he truly seemed fond of her. Perhaps he would understand. Velvet leaned her head back once more and closed her eyes, hoping she could also close off her thoughts.
Then I shall simply detain my brother's precious betrothed until after the wedding. The grace period on the note is almost up. " Lucien steepled his long dark fingers. " He smoothed back a lock of his wavy dark hair, loose from the narrow black ribbon at the nape of his neck. "I'll need your help, of course. " "You're serious," Litchfield said. Jason sat down in the chair across from him, stretching his long legs out in front of him. "I'm always serious. " Litchfield eyed him darkly. "She's only nineteen, an innocent by all accounts.