By Pam Rosenthal
For 3 years, London's haute city has been captivated by way of the cool splendor of Philip "Phizz" Marston. Tall, subtle, knowledgeable gambler with a chilly, unerring eye for sort, what retains the ruthless social climbers attuned to this dandy's each circulate is anything extra unsettling...a grace and sweetness that leaves men and women alike in a kingdom of unthinkable yearning...Lord David Hervey needs to be wasting his brain. How else clarify the stressful wants he feels every time his eyes meet the penetrating gaze of Mr. Marston? while he overhears a chance at the gentleman's lifestyles, he intervenes and on my own discovers the fantastic truth...beneath the bindings of Mr. Marston's masquerade hides an attractive physique that's each piece a woman's...Armed with wish and entrusted together with her daring online game, Lord David will not hand over until the woman offers in, revealing herself to him thoroughly, surrendering her inner most secrets and techniques with each persuasive excitement he can offer...
Read Online or Download Almost A Gentleman (Brava Historical Romance) PDF
Best regency books
Unique ebook: 1999
One reckless guy . . . One passionate woman.
Enter the realm of Mary Balogh—the glittering ballrooms and giant nation estates of Regency-era England, the place romance, with all its secret, magic, and surprises, comes vibrantly alive.
It used to be an ideal morning in may perhaps . . .
Neville Wyatt, Earl of Kilbourne, awaited his bride on the altar—when a ragged beggar girl raced down the aisle as a substitute. The cream of the ton observed him stare, surprised, then claim that this used to be his spouse! One evening of ardour was once all he remembered as he beheld Lily, the lady he'd wed, enjoyed, and misplaced at the battlefield in Portugal. Now he stated he'd honor his dedication to her—regardless of the gulf that lay among them.
Then Lily spoke her brain . . .
She stated she sought after in basic terms to begin a brand new life—wanted just a husband who actually enjoyed her. She needed to go away him to benefit tips on how to meet his international on her phrases. So Lily agreed to earn her retain as his aunt's better half and research the genteel arts. quickly she was once the toast of the ton, each inch a countess healthy for the earl, who vowed to end up to his extraordinary spouse that what he felt for her was once excess of hope, that what he sought after from her was once even more than . . . One evening for romance.
Unique booklet: 1996
Imogen Waterstone has consistently prided herself on being a completely self reliant younger lady, yet now she wishes a guy of implacable will and nerves of iron. That's why she invited Matthias Marshall, notorious Earl of Colchester, to her domestic in top Strickland. Who greater than the mythical explorer to aid her lay the ideal catch?
Her scheme is straightforward, rather: She plans to enable it's identified that after she inherited her uncle's choice of antiquities, she additionally inherited a map to a superb historical treasure. She's yes that her enemy might chance bankruptcy in pursuit of the legendary artifact. And to make doubly definite the scoundrel took the bait, she wishes Colchester to faux that he's out to seduce Imogene in order that he, too, may get his fingers on her map.
Yet in all of her plotting, Imogene by no means anticipates Colchester's violent response to her request or her personal electrifying response to him. Neither does she anticipate malevolent risk might emerge from the labyrinth of London--sinister adequate to hazard her and Colchester's lives.
From the Paperback version.
Angel . . . or the satan in cover? On one ultimate undertaking for the Crown, David Donally is attempting to find a lacking treasure. His basically clue is a stunning, gem-encrusted earring, and it truly is major him to the main fascinating lady he has ever recognized . . . a fascinating thief he as soon as seduced and betrayed within the identify of responsibility .
An out of this world Union together with his marriage clock loudly ticking. Lord Edwar Laurence's spouse quest had introduced him to a so much unsuspecting girl. The ever-capable leave out Emily Howland used to be definite the speeding Lord Edward had set his attractions on none except her uncommonly appealing and woefully blameless cousin.
- Only Enchanting (The Survivors' Club, Book 4)
- Rules of Attraction (Governess Brides, Book 4)
- Then Comes Seduction (Huxtable Quintet, Book 2)
- Lydia Bennet's Story
Extra info for Almost A Gentleman (Brava Historical Romance)
Coal Hole Tavern. Fountain Court. Dusk. Tomorrow. Tell no one. Two out of four wasn't bad, he thought. He'd inform her of his progress next week at the Almack New Year's Ball. But it was Crashaw he was betting on. Had his performance at the gambling table been convincing enough to lure Crashaw into an alliance? He settled back into the carriage's velvet upholstery and continued to fan himself. He was still flushed from the champagne. And from pretending to be drunker than he was. Or had he been pretending?
Bunbury glared. Linseley and Wolfe played their remaining cards capably enough but their opponents won the hand and scored the first point. Marston dealt next, the earl seemed quite mesmerized by the sight of his slender hands on the deck. Almost despite himself, Linseley took the first trick. Wolfe pressed their advantage and they won the hand. The score was tied. " Linseley was clearly disconcerted to hear it. He played erratically, wasting some high trumps and causing even his partner to raise his eyebrows.
This, however, turned out to be a more difficult task than he'd expected, for she seemed to have made social mincemeat of most of Polite London at one time or another. Why? he wondered. Why this unceasing need to strike out at snobbery, hypocrisy, and complacency? Still, he had to admire the brio with which she'd gone about it. The energy and the sly wit. He laughed as she told him how she'd managed to blackball her victims. Clever to choose such tiny, telling details, he thought: Smythe-Cochrane's affected dinner-table manners; Raike's idolization of Smythe-Cochrane; Crashaw's unfortunate boots.
Almost A Gentleman (Brava Historical Romance) by Pam Rosenthal