By Lorraine Heath
"Lady Louisa longs to marry for ardour and love -- yet will she locate happiness within the palms of the duke?
Lady Louisa Wentworth is familiar with she is going to by no means marry well--her family's impoverished property has ensured as a lot. Resigned to spinsterhood, the proud attractiveness has agreed to chaperone a tender American heiress who seeks a titled husband during the turbulent waters of London society.
The rushing Duke of Hawkhurst needs to marry wealth for the sake of his relations. This well-heeled younger American, pass over Jenny Rose, may do particularly well. however the girl's infuriating chaperone turns out made up our minds to maintain them aside. And worse nonetheless, Hawk reveals himself way more interested in the intoxicating woman Louisa than to her blameless cost!
A romantic subterfuge is termed for--as determined Hawk plots to attract the heiress right into a compromising place, making marriage a need. but if it's attractive Louisa as an alternative who falls into his sensuous internet, this online game of hearts takes a passionate and such a lot unforeseen turn...
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She asked. com/processtext/ “Och, nay, ye dinnae wish to do that. ” “Nay, not e’en if one finds the means to hold him in a way he cannae break free of. The strength of these men can be terrifying to behold. So can their ability to persuade, to beguile, be beyond compare. ” Sophie stared down at her foot as she tapped it slowly against the hard-packed dirt of the bailey, her hands clasped behind her back. Most of what Eric told her matched what she had learned from others. He told her the truth without any gruesome elaborations or tales of the devil, however.
He had succumbed to a weakness, and, he mused, being caught at it was probably a just punishment. “What ye saw was a moment of utter madness,” Alpin said before Eric could speak. ” asked Eric. “Aye, and that is all it ever can be. com/processtext/ ne’er be for me. ” “Aye. A perfect mixture,” Alpin murmured and shook his head. “Sophie needs laughter, sun, and love. She cannae find any of that with me. Although I am drawn to her, the first woman to show no fear, to offer help, I must turn from her.
He willnae hurt me,” Sophie said. ” She nodded toward the keep. Sophie stared at the people, horses, and carts entering the gates of Nochdaidh. ” “The marriage was arranged years ago. The deed will be done in a fortnight. ” Torn between pain and fury, Sophie spoke through tightly clenched teeth, then started to march back toward the keep. “Wheesht, she looked verra angry,” murmured Shona. “Aye, she did,” Nella agreed in a mournful voice. ” “She isnae a witch,” Nella snapped, then sighed as she started to follow Sophie.