By Connie Brockway
"**Award-winning writer Connie Brockway takes readers to the stylish drawing rooms and sprawling nation estates of Victorian England during this desirable story of a girl who needs to retain an impossible to resist nobleman’s so much scandalous secret—without wasting her heart.**
Evelyn Whyte hasn't ever forgotten the evening she first met Justin Powell—or the stunning indiscretion that left the raffish army hero endlessly in her debt. Now, eager to keep her aunt’s foundering nuptial-planning company, she’s prepared for Justin to pay off the want. All she wishes is his scenic ancestral domestic, the place she’s made up our minds to teach the realm that even a girl blameless within the methods of affection can flip an easy marriage ceremony into *the* social occasion of the season.
Justin is excited to oblige, yet his hospitality may perhaps position the marriage get together in danger. blind to the bold double lifestyles he conceals at the back of a cloak of amiable gentility, Evie and her site visitors descend on North pass Abbey. Pursued through enemy brokers amid a whirl of festivities, Justin vows to maintain Evie secure. yet who will guard *him* from the charms of this captivating woman—and the promise of a matchless love worthy any risk?
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This time she has outmaneuvered me and I must swallow my pride and give in gracefully. I have no other choice if I wish to own my ancestral home, and I have vowed that no one but I shall inherit it. So, I find myself in the position of being engaged to the Lady Blanche Delande, the Dowager Duchess's choice as a perfect wife for me, despite my feelings to the contrary. " Sir Jeremy felt a twinge of unease as he stared at his friend's haughty profile, the sherry-colored eyes narrowed reflectively and the finely chiseled lips curved in an unpleasant smile.
Yes, I'm well aware of that. " Richard smiled, seeming far too adult for his ten years of age. His red hair looked as though he'd just run an impatient hand through it, and there were faint shadows beneath his blue eyes. "Rather that than a fathead. " Sabrina asked. Richard's mouth turned sulky as he concentrated on a small crumb next to his plate. " Mary choked on her tea, glancing up at Sabrina with wide, startled eyes full of consternation, but Sabrina continued to stare calmly at Richard's bent head.
She could hear the busy hum of the bees from then hive in the herb garden where they flavored their honey from rosemary, lavender, sage and marjoram planted nearby. It was so restful, so peaceful, so removed from the world beyond the high stone walls. " Mary asked as she began to gather up the empty dishes and return them to the large woven basket. Richard tossed the remains of roast chicken, ham and pickled salmon to the floppy-eared, black-and-white spaniels waiting patiently for their share of the picnic.