By Elizabeth Boyle
Good gentleman of capacity seeks a sensiblelady of excellent breeding for correspondence, and indue attention, matrimony. that's precisely the type of commercial that makespractical-to-a-fault Daphne Dale's middle flutter. A sensiblegentleman, in her estimation, is the proper match,and she's much more confident as soon as she's replacing sensiblyromantic letters along with her very applicable suitor. That is,until Lord Henry Seldon strays into her course. He's everythingshe's vowed to avoid—a rakish charmer whose verytouch seduces her useful sensibilities and her resolve.Lord Henry Seldon was once now not amused while his nephewplaced an commercial to discover him a spouse. but he couldn'tresist replying to the observe from "Miss Spooner." And oncehe discovers he's corresponding without any different thanthe disarming Daphne Dale, he reveals it's too past due to disavowhis center. Now it really is as much as Henry to turn out to Daphne simply howinsensible—and powerfully passionate—true love might be . . .
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Having just made her entrée onto the Paris stage, she’d earned just enough money to buy him, and had promptly freed him the moment the papers had been signed. But the giant had refused to take his emancipation. At least until the debt between them was paid. She had considered it paid in full years ago, but Hashim just shook his head every time she broached the subject of his liberty. Over her shoulder, he coughed and nodded toward the front door. Riley took a deep breath and considered the information she’d had Aggie solicit during the night regarding their patron.
Belton still held the door against the invaders, but he was losing ground fast. Outside, Lady Delander continued to urge her footman onward. “Not a moment to lose, Peter! ” With only seconds to spare, Mason caught hold of his last guest, and while it wasn’t the kindest course of action, he tossed her into the nearest closet. Slamming the door shut, he turned to Cousin Felicity. “Not a word, Cousin. ” He started to wave to Belton to let the intruders in, just as the door to the closet popped back open.
Mags promptly burst into a loud cacophony of tears, turning her already ruddy face into a mottled mess. “I didn’t see you, Bea,” the girl sobbed. ” “Well, you are as blind as you are stupid,” her sister continued, adding a string of curses that would have made a battle-hardened marine blush. “Uh, hum,” a third voice coughed. Mason glanced up to find Louisa, his youngest niece, in the doorway, her toe tapping impatiently because no one had noticed her. All of seventeen, Louisa stood poised, not unlike how her mother used to make her own dramatic entrances.