An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, Book 3) by Julia Quinn

By Julia Quinn

Sophie Beckett by no means dreamed she′d be ready to sneak into woman Bridgerton′s famed masquerade ball - or that "Prince Charming" will be ready there for her! notwithstanding the daughter of an earl, Sophie has been relegated to the position of servant by way of her disdainful stepmother. yet now, spinning within the robust fingers of the debonair and devastatingly good-looking Benedict Bridgerton, she appears like royalty. regrettably, she is aware all enchantments needs to finish whilst the clock moves dead night. Who was once that striking girl? Ever for the reason that that magical evening, a radiant imaginative and prescient in silver has blinded Benedict to the sights of the other - other than, maybe, this appealing and oddly standard attractiveness wearing housemaid′s apparel whom he feels pressured to rescue from a such a lot unpleasant scenario. He has sworn to discover and wed his secret omit, yet this breathtaking maid makes him susceptible with short of her. but, if he bargains her his center, will Benedict sacrifice his purely probability for a fairy story love?

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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 success of a promise he made to her after they attended collage jointly in Vermont. The depictions of Australia are encouraged by means of work trips to Sydney and Melbourne. The vistas of the nice Ocean highway, specifically 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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Mr. Peters led her upstairs. The room he showed her was charming, and very clean. A fourposter bed covered in a white counterpane dominated most of the floor space beneath a window. ~ 41 ~ Mr. Peters lit the fire in the hearth‘s grate and left her to herself, saying, ―If you and your lordship need anything, you have only to ask. ‖ Gillian was happy to see him bow out, desperately needing a moment to freshen up a bit. However, once she was relaxed, the implications of the innkeeper‘s kind remarks sank in.

She asked, curiosity making her probe for the truth. His brows came up. He leaned back in his corner. Slowly he nodded his head. ―I knew her all my life…‖ His voice trailed off as if he didn‘t wish to discuss the matter. But Gillian had to ask questions. The man she knew as her husband was acting strangely. She remembered him as being almost as cold and indifferent as his father. This was a new Wright, and she didn‘t know if she trusted him. ―What is going on, Wright? Why did you come for me?

She fell back against the seat. ‖ ―Come along, Gillian. ‖ She rolled her eyes. ―I know the marquess. ‖ The angry muscle in his jaw tightened. She wondered if he knew how easily he gave away what he was thinking with the tense reaction. ―I know my family‘s faults, Gillian. ‖ she guessed, ignoring his show of temper. ―I have a housekeeper,‖ he returned levelly. ‖ ―We‘ve had this conversation,‖ she said almost pleasantly. ‖ ―I should have married a meeker woman,‖ he grumbled, and she had to laugh.

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