By Ava Stone
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A Regency old Novel - booklet of the Scandalous Series...
Handsome women’ guy Lucas Beckford has agreed to assist his buddy, an impoverished baron, win the affections of an icy heiress. it may be an easy activity, specifically for a seducer of his attractiveness. despite the fact that whilst Luke catches sight of the spell binding woman, he's obsessed with her lovely brown eyes, quickly wit, and sharp tongue; and his wish to see his pal marry the lady speedy evaporates. Now he simply has to discover the way to persuade the penniless lord to show his attentions elsewhere—leaving the Ice Princess to him.
Lady Juliet St. Claire has regularly believed that her fortune could defend her from ever having to relinquish her freedom in marriage. even though fortune hunters ceaselessly hound her, Juliet’s outwardly chilly demeanor retains such a lot of them at bay, licking their wounds or patching up their delight. despite the fact that whilst Luke charms his approach into her lifestyles, he simply melts greater than simply her center. regrettably, the rogue is of the affection ‘em and depart ‘em type, and leaves Juliet’s smooth middle in items. but if her fortune lands her at risk from an unscrupulous foe, Luke returns to her aspect, delivering his aid and safety. Now Juliet has to choose if her middle is powerful sufficient to belief the rogue a moment time.
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Louisa, you have guests to attend to. ” Then he turned on his heel and started back toward the crowd of people. He spotted Will immediately, now holding a glass of ratafia at the edge of the room and scanning the throng of guests like an expectant puppy. However, Will and his problems were the last things on Luke’s mind at the moment as he looked the room over himself. But still he couldn’t locate Lady Juliet. She was simply gone. Blast and damn! Two Snakes and Lies Georgie sat, fuming, with her arms folded across her chest, glaring at Juliet from the other side of the carriage.
Loudly. “How kind of him to invite us to Edmund’s home. Georgie, I don’t want to stand in your way. If you want to go to Derbyshire, please do so. ” That was the end of the conversation, as Juliet knew it would be. Georgie would never leave her in London alone. This argument would be revisited in a month or so, and then they would rehash it again. For the rest of the ride they sat in silence, staring at each other. When Juliet and Georgie finally arrived back at Prestwick House on Upper Brook Street, they discovered Edmund, the nine-year-old Duke of Prestwick, sleeping across the main staircase, snoring lightly.
Caroline snapped waspishly. That might very well be true, but there was no way she could possibly know what he was after, so he narrowed his eyes on his sister. ” “It wasn’t enough that you had to carry on some illicit affair with Louisa in front of all the world, but now you’ve got your eye on Georgie! I’m telling you, my dear brother, I won’t stand for it. At this rate I won’t have any friends left. Besides, Georgie is much more fragile than crazy Louisa. ” Luke tried to keep from laughing.
A Scandalous Charade by Ava Stone