By Christina Dodd
Unique e-book: 1997
Prim, undeniable, desperately virtuous woman Mary Fairchild stared on the seductive gentleman and puzzled -- did he bear in mind the weather of the evening they met? definitely now not. within the ten years on the grounds that, she had deserted her younger impetuousness and reworked herself right into a housekeeper -- disguising her good looks underneath a servant's dour garments decided to beat the passions of the past.
But Sebastian Durant, Viscount Whitfield, did realize her as a Fairchild, one in all his family's sour enemies. while he demanded her support getting better a stolen diary, she dared now not refuse him. whilst he proposed they masquerade as a betrothed couple, loyalty pressured her to agree. And whilst the restraint among them shattered and delight turned an obsession, Mary needed to belief a strong guy who may ship her to the gallows ... or love her via eternity.
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Before you go out, you will need new gowns, shoes, bonnets, undergarments, everything. ” They both looked at each other and then at Elizabeth. Ellie’s gaze moved toward the floor. “There is no point, then. ” The idea of speaking with that man made her blood boil. She had never met such an insensitive, arrogant, handsome man. Handsome! Dear God, no. She refused to be attracted to such a man. ” Lucy asked. ” Elizabeth smiled. “Work on your music or your needle-point while I’m gone. ” Both girls grinned.
I think you must have forgotten how English Society works. ” “Perhaps. But at least there, every man has the chance to better himself without needing a title to get ahead,” he said before sitting in the wingback chair. “Your Gr—” She halted abruptly when he glared at her. ” “Very well, William. ” “The servants are here for your every convenience. Besides, I must wake the maids to make up the bedrooms. ” “Then yes, I would love a little something to eat. ” She smiled and two small dimples creased her freckled cheeks.
This man comes with children. ” The duke. Elizabeth’s shoulders sagged. She’d heard the stories that Edward had numerous children and stepchildren. Obviously, he was on his way here. Once he arrived with all those children, she would have to find other accommodations. ” Elizabeth pulled her hand out of Sophie’s grasp. ” Sophie shrugged. “I really have no way of knowing. With Jennette, it was that very evening. However, with Avis, I knew in advance. ” Elizabeth waited while the footman brought in the tea and cakes on an ornate silver tray.
A Well Pleasured Lady (Fairchild Family, Book 1) by Christina Dodd