By Ava Stone
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A Regency historic Novel - publication of the Scandalous Series...
Handsome women’ guy Lucas Beckford has agreed to assist his pal, an impoverished baron, win the affections of an icy heiress. it may be an easy job, particularly for a seducer of his popularity. notwithstanding whilst Luke catches sight of the enthralling girl, he's enthusiastic about her beautiful brown eyes, quickly wit, and sharp tongue; and his wish to see his pal marry the lady quick evaporates. Now he simply has to discover the way to persuade the penniless lord to show his attentions elsewhere—leaving the Ice Princess to him.
Lady Juliet St. Claire has continually believed that her fortune may guard her from ever having to relinquish her freedom in marriage. even though fortune hunters eternally hound her, Juliet’s outwardly chilly demeanor retains such a lot of them at bay, licking their wounds or patching up their delight. besides the fact that while Luke charms his manner into her lifestyles, he simply melts greater than simply her center. regrettably, the rogue is of the affection ‘em and depart ‘em sort, and leaves Juliet’s smooth center in items. but if her fortune lands her at risk from an unscrupulous foe, Luke returns to her part, providing his support and security. Now Juliet has to come to a decision if her center is powerful adequate to belief the rogue a moment time.
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The reason he was here. Lady Juliet St. Claire. The last time he’d laid eyes on her had to be ten years ago, at a wedding or something. She must have been nine or ten at the time, a bony girl with knobby knees and big brown eyes. She had changed. She was lovely. Lady Juliet was adorned in an expensive, yet tasteful silk rose gown that shimmered like diamonds as she glided across the floor. Her chestnut colored hair was piled high on her head, and dainty tendrils framed her heart-shaped face. Her brown eyes were still big, though apparently deceiving, as he’d heard tales of her ability to instantly chill a man to his bones with just her gaze.
Her brown eyes were still big, though apparently deceiving, as he’d heard tales of her ability to instantly chill a man to his bones with just her gaze. So this was the chit Haywood had decided on. God have mercy on his soul. Luke watched Lady Juliet with methodical eyes. She was instantly swooped down upon by a fortune-hunting viscount, who was quickly followed by other suitors, all light in the pockets, each of them. Without a doubt Will had competition for the heiress’ hand…er…make that fortune.
When they rounded the corner, out of Georgie’s sight, Edmund exuberantly bounced down the hall on his toes. ” Strangely enough she did, though she couldn’t admit that to her precocious younger brother—or anyone else for that matter. Still, she smiled as she thought about Luke Beckford and the tingly way he’d made her feel. Though, if she was honest with herself, most rakes probably had that effect on women, or they wouldn’t be rakes in the first place. Were some men simply born to be scoundrels?
A Scandalous Charade by Ava Stone