By Jo Beverley
Prudence Youlgrave is out to marry above her station and safe a cheerful existence. Catesby Burgoyne is out to proceed his noble family's stable identify. while destiny pushes them jointly, they're married-but this inconvenient marriage of comfort speedy becomes anything a lot more...
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Hera had sent her letter, her brother had repented of his carelessness, and she was now comfortably situated. He’d wanted to be her benefactor. Wanted her appreciation and gratitude. Now he wasn’t needed and had no excuse to linger. Perry would be worrying. Yet something in the woman’s face held him in place. ” The emphasis was clear guidance. “’Struth, no! ” His use of a name changed everything. The arms unfolded. “Begging yer pardon, sir, but who are you? ” Prudence. The name didn’t suit her at all.
She and her sister-in-law were unlikely to ever be on good terms, but perhaps they could deal on honest ones. Susan wanted her out of her life, and Prudence would be only too happy to be so, as long as she moved into her own home. ” “How odd. ” Prudence hesitated, for she’d never drunk real wine. In better days, she’d been too young, and since her father’s death there’d been no indulgences. She’d had a little of Hetty’s mother’s sweet country wines, and, of course, brandy. With Cate, as she sometimes weakly let herself think of him.
Pray God the ones available here were better than the last lot of spavined nags, and the road ahead better than the road behind. “It can’t be far now,” Cate said. ” “And you’ll tuck into dinner as soon as you arrive? Have sense. ” Even with four horses and a light chaise, they’d been five days on the road. They should have ridden, but he’d thought he’d be able to sleep in the carriage. That hadn’t proved true, so they’d had to sleep a few hours every night. Short sleep and hurried meals perhaps hadn’t been wise, but he’d been unable to do anything else.
An Unlikely Countess: A Novel of the Malloren World by Jo Beverley