By Christina Dodd
Unique book: 1997
Prim, simple, desperately virtuous girl Mary Fairchild stared on the seductive gentleman and questioned -- did he have in mind the weather of the evening they met? absolutely no longer. within the ten years because, she had deserted her younger impetuousness and reworked herself right into a housekeeper -- disguising her attractiveness underneath a servant's dour garments made up our minds 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. whilst he demanded her support improving 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 robust guy who may possibly ship her to the gallows ... or love her via eternity.
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He stayed at the arbor’s edge, where the climbing rose’s leaves fluttered over the last slat of wood. He noticed that the breeze was bringing in storm clouds from the west, just in time to match her mood. ” he asked when some of the tenseness left her posture. She looked up with a withering glare. ” She hesitated, stared back down at the ground, then, almost imperceptibly, shook her head. Castleford suddenly remembered where he had seen her before. Years ago, at a garden party at Becksbridge’s London house.
I do not think you mind. ” “And become as boring as our reformed mutual friends? ” “From what I hear, that is likely. Which is why I would like that lease no matter what the rent. ” “I see you are feeling better. ” “It is not for me to scold you, sir. ” “Did they tell you anything else about me? ” They had told her plenty, and the scandal sheets had added many salacious details. ” “Well put, and the telling of it explains me well enough. After all, have you ever heard it said that someone delights in being an epitome of virtue?
375 Hudson Street, New York, New York 10014. , 375 Hudson Street, New York, New York 10014. JOVE® is a registered trademark of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. The “J” design is a trademark of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. com Chapter One The death of a duke is cause for many people to mourn, but none so much as those dependent on his patronage. So it was that the passing of the fourth Duke of Becksbridge left many a relative and retainer in tears. A few had to swallow the inappropriate inclination to smile, however, in particular several persons named in his testament as recipients of gifts or pensions.
A Well Pleasured Lady (Fairchild Family, Book 1) by Christina Dodd