By Joan Wolf
"One betrayal must have been sufficient …
Enchantingly attractive Laura Dalwood used to be little greater than a woman while she was once given in marriage to a guy whose glittering wealth hid a depressing mystery printed to her basically on her marriage ceremony evening.
Now her husband’s loss of life had freed her from that odious union – and Laura vowed by no means to make so grievous an blunders back.
But how may possibly she reject the good-looking and magnificent Mark Cheny, Earl of Dartmouth, while his thought used to be person who no younger girl of experience or sensibility may possibly rightly decline?
And what may well she do while, as his bride, he carried her over the edge to permit her to find simply how a lot she may well love a guy – after which, to her misery, simply how a lot may perhaps she worry him …
Joan Wolf is a united states at the present time bestselling writer, whose acclaimed Regency romances have earned her nationwide reputation as a grasp of the style. Her many old and modern romances were hugely praised by way of reviewers and authors alike. Publisher's Weekly reviewed one in all her novels as ""historical fiction at its finest."" Joan used to be born in long island urban yet has lived such a lot of her existence in Connecticut along with her husband, teenagers and diverse pets. An avid rider and horse proprietor, she enjoys that includes horses in her novels.
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A footman with a tray of filled goblets went past, and Peregrine deftly captured one. A sip identified a fine French champagne, chosen to go with the mounds of fresh strawberries featured on the refreshment tables. He stopped and sampled a berry, discovering that champagne complemented the flavor perfectly. These English aristocrats knew how to live well, even if it was an artificial little world they inhabited. Numerous oblique glances followed his leisurely progress, but most guests were too well-bred to stare openly.
I can't wait to see the next chapter. " "You always say that," Ross said affectionately. " Sara would never see the sights her cousin had, but his letters and journals had been the bright spots during her dark years. In fact, she had been the one who first suggested that he write about his travels. His first two books had become classic accounts of remote parts of the world, and the book he was working on now should be equally successful. " Sara wrinkled her delicate aristocratic nose. "Charles Weldon is coming to receive my official acceptance of his offer.
Immediately he released her, his breathing uneven. "I'm sorry, Sara," he said apologetically. "For a moment I forgot myself. I did not mean to offend your innocence. " There was a hungry, possessive look in his eyes as he cupped her cheek with one hand. Once more Sara felt a faint thread of alarm. Once more, she suppressed it. Chapter 2 Peregrine turned in a slow circle, scanning the drawing room of his newly acquired suite in the Clarendon Hotel. It was a rather overpowering example of European luxury, replete with gilt furniture, heavy moldings, and mediocre paintings of landscapes and dying animals.