A Wild Pursuit (Duchess Quartet, Book 3) by Eloisa James

By Eloisa James

Unique ebook: 2004

It is whispered in the back of the enthusiasts of London's dowagers and within the corners of stylish ballrooms that scandal follows willfully wild woman Beatrix Lennox at any place she goes.

Three years ahead of, the debutante created a sensation by means of being present in a quite compromising place. Now, the ton has branded her as unmarriageable, her relations has referred to as her a vixen, and Beatrix sees no cause to not cross after what -- and who -- she wishes.

And she wishes Stephen Fairfax-Lacy, the good-looking Earl of Spade. Beatrix, along with her brazen feedback and irresistibly sensuous attract, couldn't be extra varied from the earl's perfect destiny bride. but Beatrix brings out a wildness within the earl he has attempted to disclaim a long way too lengthy. nonetheless, he's now not approximately to play love's online game by means of girl Beatrix's principles. She can be utilized to being on best in affairs of the guts, yet that might quickly switch.

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Inconvenient, though it was expedient at the time. A shame, really. Wounded men tended to talk very readily. Dead ones were very disappointing in that regard. “But since it has happened . . ” Raven brows arched in concerned inquiry. ” Michael was grateful for that split-second glint of the moonlight on the steely blade that almost saved him. Had he not jumped the wrong way, he would be unscathed. The mistake was a problem, but better than a knife in the heart. Still, how was he supposed to explain the injury on his wedding night?

Keep in mind, you must give him the heir he needs. It really is not all that unpleasant. ” High praise for the event indeed. My wedding night becomes more appealing by the moment, Julianne thought with ironic amusement. ” Apparently nonplussed, her mother took her time fussily pouring herself more tea. ” “What would be preferable would be a more candid explanation of the process. Some women must enjoy it if they risk public censure to take a lover. ” The reproof wasn’t a surprise. Julianne loved her mother but also knew she wasn’t good at discussing deeper topics than the current fashions.

His older brother had mentioned how beautiful she was becoming as she matured, how intelligent and goodhumored, how charming and gracious. The final letter, which hadn’t reached Michael until Harry was gone and in his grave, had explained how fortunate he was to be pledged to a woman who would not only grace his arm in public and his bed in private, but also enrich his life. Did Michael feel undeserving? A resounding affirmative to that question, he thought as he sighed and ran his hand through his neatly combed hair, ruffling the thick strands.

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