By Marjorie Lewty
Read or Download Makeshift Marriage PDF
Best regency books
To revive kin honor the Marquess of Rotherstone faces his most threatening mission—finding definitely the right bride. ..
To London's aristocracy, the Inferno membership is a scandalous society of fellows no right younger girl might recognize. yet although they're publicly infamous for pursuing all demeanour of debauchery, in deepest they're warriors who may do something to guard king and country.
The Marquess of Rotherstone has made up our minds it's time to revive the family's stable identify. yet as a member of the Inferno membership, he is familiar with there's just one strategy to redeem himself in Society's eyes: marry a woman of impeccable attractiveness and breeding, whose attractiveness is, especially, spotless.
Someone relatively not like Daphne Starling. real, she's temptingly beautiful, yet a jilted suitor has approximately ruined her popularity. nonetheless, Max can't withstand her allure—or the problem of proving London's gossips flawed. He might do something to win her hand . . . and convey that even a depraved marquess could make an ideal husband.
A woman's hope. .. With desires of an excellent romantic love, Abigail Carrington sails to England to marry the fellow she has enjoyed when you consider that formative years, Michael Ingram, Marquis of Darfield. She believes her betrothed is a beneficiant and noble guy who has been eager for her. however the good-looking guy anticipating her on the altar is a dismal, brooding stranger who rushes her into marriage, then abandons her at his nation property.
After years in Canada, Simon St. Bride is able to go back to England. yet his plans are not on time through a duel and a tender lady he feels honor-bound to marry, realizing that his relatives is not likely to welcome her. For regardless of her attractiveness and seeming innocence, Jane Otterburn is hesitant to talk of her prior.
Bestselling writer Sabrina Jeffries pens the hot tale of 1 of 3 half-noble part brothers, who makes a such a lot unwelcome front into society. .. and a so much unforeseen fit. attractive woman Regina Tremaine has became down such a lot of suitors that she's referred to as l. a. Belle Dame Sans Merci. the reality: she will not marry simply because she includes a depressing mystery.
Extra info for Makeshift Marriage
Sometimes she almost managed to believe it. It was fun buying all the pretty, light dresses she would be needing, and only when her mother started talking about honeymoon nighties did she feel hollow inside, realising that she hadn't the faintest idea whether Blake would want to make it a real honeymoon or not. He hadn't even mentioned that side of it, and she wasn't brave enough to ask him. So she submitted to her mother's happy suggestions of chiffons and wisps of silk in delicate pastel colours, and tried not to think too much about the occasions when she would wear them.
Then his eyes met hers and he decided not to finish the sentence. He turned away, shrugging. ' He strode out of the office and the door swung violently behind him. Maggie sat staring at the papers on her desk. Then she stacked them up and pushed them away in a drawer. It wasn't going to be possible to do any more work today while this devastating feeling of crisis was in the air. M. mean by that last remark? And all that about feeling responsible to the other directors for the decision to trust this huge new contract to Blake on his own?
But even while he was joking with her, his eyes could hardly bear to leave Fiona's lovely face, and his hands kept straying towards hers across the table. After the meal they sat in the luxurious sitting room, Maggie in one chair, Fiona and Blake close together on a deep sofa. Fiona dispensed coffee and was sweet as saccharine to Maggie, asking questions about her work, expressing admiration and amazement that a girl could be so clever at a job that was—well, not exactly feminine, was it? ' She leaned forward and squeezed Maggie's hands, looking down at the scrupulously-kept, squarish fingernails, devoid of lacquer, and then, complacently, at her own gleaming, mother-of-pearl talons.