By Christina Dodd
Unique ebook: 1997
Prim, undeniable, desperately virtuous woman Mary Fairchild stared on the seductive gentleman and puzzled -- did he be mindful the weather of the evening they met? without doubt now not. within the ten years due to the fact, she had deserted her younger impetuousness and remodeled 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 among his family's sour enemies. whilst he demanded her support improving a stolen diary, she dared now not refuse him. while he proposed they masquerade as a betrothed couple, loyalty compelled her to agree. And whilst the restraint among them shattered and delight turned an obsession, Mary needed to belief a strong guy who may perhaps ship her to the gallows ... or love her via eternity.
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You're probably right," Eloise said, nodding slightly. "Very well, then, I must be off. " "Whistledown," Penelope reminded her. "Right. " Eloise said, shaking her head in wonder. " "She can't go on forever," Penelope commented, getting up to see her friend out. " Eloise put her hand on the doorknob, twisted, and pulled. "I used to think so. But it's been ten years. More, actually. " Penelope followed Eloise down the stairs. "Eventually she'll make a mistake. She has to. " Eloise laughed. " Penelope found herself grinning.
Good heavens," she moaned. If sin could take a solid form, surely it would be a pastry. Preferably one with chocolate. " Penelope choked on the eclair, then coughed, sending a fine spray of pastry cream through the air. "Colin," she gasped, fervently praying the largest of the globs had missed his ear. " He smiled warmly. " "And you," she said, too preoccupied with trying to figure out where to set down her eclair to offer much variety to her conversation. "That's a nice dress," he said, motioning to her green silk gown.
Colin wandered over to the window and pretended to look out. His eldest brother made little attempt to disguise his impatience with Colin's wanderlust. In truth, Colin really couldn't blame him. Occasionally, it was difficult to get letters home; he supposed that his family often had to wait a month or even two for word of his welfare. But while he knew that he would not relish being in their shoes—never knowing if a loved one was dead or alive, constantly waiting for the knock of the messenger at the front door—that just wasn't enough to keep his feet firmly planted in England.
A Well Pleasured Lady (Fairchild Family, Book 1) by Christina Dodd