By Laura Landon
Joshua Camden, Marquess of Montfort, will do every little thing in his strength to avoid wasting his beneficial Graystone Manor – even take a spouse he doesn’t wish. yet he isn’t ready for the only call for the lady who holds the ability to save lots of his beneficial Graystone makes – that he stay devoted forever.
Lady Allison Townsend may quite visit her grave a spinster than marry a guy who embarrasses her together with his string of mistresses. but if she’s given no selection yet to marry one in every of London’s such a lot recognized rakes and womanizers, she refuses to visit the altar with no stipulation of her personal – that the guy she marries by no means percentage his mattress with one other woman.
But neither Allison nor Joshua is ready for the risks they're compelled to stand and the alternatives they are pressured to make to guard their happiness – in addition to their hearts.
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D. P. Macbeth used to be born and raised in New England and has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire. He wrote this novel for his spouse in achievement of a promise he made to her once they attended collage jointly in Vermont. The depictions of Australia are encouraged through work journeys to Sydney and Melbourne. The vistas of the good Ocean street, specially Apollo Bay and Airey's Inlet have been brought to him by means of his son who lives within the Dandenong Mountains overlooking Victoria's Yarra Valley.
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She snapped her gaze to his face. “Are you looking for a wife? ” She clutched her hand to her throat and breathed a sigh of relief. ” He laughed. “My grandfather was in his forties when he sired my father. ” “Then why won’t you leave me alone? “I told you before. ” “I don’t intend to make a mistake. The Earl of Archbite is an intelligent man who carries himself with a great deal of confidence and dignity. ” “I am only suggesting that you proceed with caution. You have waited this long to marry.
There is no point in making excuses, my lord. Your reputation as a rake and a scoundrel is widely known. ” He arched his brows. ” If what he’d done flustered him at all, his embarrassment only lasted a moment. Then he smiled. Her temper raged hotter when she saw the wicked grin on his face. “You are despicable,” she hissed. ” He thought barely a moment. ” She sucked in a breath teeming with fury. Before her stood a perfect example of the kind of man she’d always detested. Men like the Marquess of Montfort were the reason she refused to marry, the reason she would never trust her heart again.
But earthy and passionate. He’d opened a Pandora’s Box of desires she didn’t want to know were locked inside her. He’d changed everything she’d convinced herself she wanted. If she must marry, as her brother insisted she do, then marriage to Lord Archbite was the only marriage she would consider. Because he demanded nothing. She felt nothing for him. Her emotions were safe with him. There was no risk to her heart. With one passionate kiss, the Marquess of Montfort had ruined everything. He’d destroyed every illusion she’d constructed in her attempt to live a safe, emotionless life.