By Stephanie Laurens
Unique ebook: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride...
But the place can he locate the ideal lady? She needs to be appealing, sort, a superb conversationalist...and most vital, she has to just accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, captivating and, so far as someone is aware, bad as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the correct wife.
Jack's center races while he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every little thing he desires--and more--but he's stuck in his personal catch. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, sure he might by no means marry a bad lady like her. As they play out a online game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the lady he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
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Extra resources for A Lady Of Expectations (Regencies, Book 6; Lester Family Saga, Book 2)
She summoned warm water and food from a servant. Then she helped him eat a little, but he only wanted some water to drink. She proceeded to gently wash away the bloodstains on his head and chest. One of the bandages was already soaking through. He needed a doctor! Her eyes widened with the sudden terrible memory of his words…Gone? The blood on his head and his chest. Could they…Had he… She had to know at once. “Mr. ” Sadly, he nodded his head. Had their earlier conversation become a reality? She could not…would not accept that he might be responsible for murder and possibly be sent to prison.
The burden in Darcy’s mind was lifted. He wanted to ask her whether her opinion of him had changed so much that she would now be willing to accept his suit…but he did not dare. He closed his eyes and simply savoured the knowledge that she was, at least, not in love with Wickham, and that she cared for him enough not to want him to face any dangers. She does not want me to be harmed. She cares about me! She has told Georgiana that we are engaged. Her aunt and uncle know of my interest in her. There is still hope that I may win her heart.
They all retired early from an exhausting day of travel. Elizabeth tossed and turned the whole night. Although she had been placed in the most comfortable and luxuriant bedchamber in which she had ever stayed, she found herself Enid Wilson 51 longing to embrace Mr. Darcy to her bosom, wanting nothing more than to be transported back to the hours they had spent together at that fisherman's hut where they had, at least and at last, been quite alone together. She woke up very early and walked out along the garden path, where finally she came upon the maze, at the most remote part of the garden.
A Lady Of Expectations (Regencies, Book 6; Lester Family Saga, Book 2) by Stephanie Laurens