How to Marry a Marquis (Agents of the Crown, Book 2) by Julia Quinn

By Julia Quinn

"Setting: Regency England

Elizabeth Hotchkiss must marry a filthy rich guy, and quick. The oldest baby of 4 well-bred orphans, she's controlled to maintain the wolf from their door for years, yet she's operating out of suggestions. the one marriage prospect in sight is her landlord, Squire Nevins, yet his lecherous gaze makes Elizabeth's pores and skin move slowly. So while she discovers the e-book *How to Marry A Marquis* in her employer's library, she rapidly stuffs it into her reticule and takes it domestic. inspired by way of her insistent sister, Elizabeth reluctantly consents to profit the book's principles good sufficient to capture a monied husband. yet first, she needs to discover a guy to perform her wiles on. input James Sidwell, the Marquis of Riverdale. Posing because the new property supervisor in step with his liked Aunt Danbury's directions, he simply occurs to reach on the Danbury property at the very day that Elizabeth discovers the publication. Is it too coincidental that James's Aunt Danbury wishes his counsel in catching a blackmailer on the distinctive second that Elizabeth wishes a guinea pig? might be, yet neither Elizabeth nor James have cause to suspect that they're being lovingly maneuvered.

James starts off to go looking for a blackmailer, and Elizabeth is excessive on his checklist of suspects. whereas purposely spending time along with her to discover her guilt or innocence, notwithstanding, he's irresistibly interested in her attractiveness and kindness in addition to her practicality and sharp tongue. And while he learns that she's practising to appeal to a husband, he can't withstand supplying to educate her in courtship. earlier than lengthy, the 2 notice their becoming emotions for every different. however the process real love by no means did run easily, and the fanatics come upon a number of stumbling blocks alongside the way in which. Will the evil Squire Nevins simply hand over his designs on Elizabeth and her sisters? What concerning the nefarious blackmailer? and the way will Elizabeth react if she discovers that James isn't who he pretends to be?

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