By Meredith Duran
"*IN GRITTY, WORKING-CLASS LONDON, SHE DOES WHAT SHE needs to to outlive . . . *
When Nell Whitby breaks into an earl’s condominium on a middle of the night quest for revenge, she reveals her pistol pointed on the unsuitable man—one good-looking as sin and bare because the day he used to be born. Pity he’s a lunatic. He thinks her a lacking heiress, yet extra to the purpose, he’ll support her break out the slums and correct a grave injustice. no longer a foul cut price. All she has to do is marry him.
*A infamous LADIES’ guy may TAKE HER FROM POVERTY TO OPULENCE . . . yet AT WHAT PRICE?*
A rake of the 1st order, Simon St. Maur spent his stressed early life burning each bridge he crossed. while he inherits an earldom with out a unmarried penny hooked up to it, he sees an opportunity to begin over—provided he can locate an heiress to fund his efforts. yet his depraved recognition potential courtship might be difficult—until destiny sends him the main infamous lacking heiress in historical past. All he wishes now could be to make her right into a woman and retain himself from making the single mistake which can damage every thing: falling in love. . . .
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Extra resources for A Lady's Lesson in Scandal
I'm perfectly capable of driving. " She eased out of his loose embrace and unlocked the driver's door of the station wagon. After she sat down, he leaned into the open door. " His lips brushed hers like a moth briefly alighting, then flitting away. He closed the door, stepped back, and vanished into the shadows. **** Heather woke with her limbs heavy and her brain shrouded in fog. She almost yielded to the temptation to sleep away the morning, but Brown Sugar's damp nose burrowed under the sheet, reminding her of her responsibilities.
So? " She couldn't bring herself to say, "Weird? Devin? " Such blatant insincerity would probably make her sprout a nose like Pinocchio's. "He's performed at the lodge for over half my life, and I don't know a thing about him. Neither does Dad. " Though Ted's statement only confirmed Heather's own impression of Devin's habits, she had no desire to share her misgivings with a former almost-boyfriend. "Since when is that anybody else's business? I don't understand what his living like a hermit has to do with Pam's behavior.
Why am I thinking about Judith at all? He'd dreamed of her, for the first time in longer than he wanted to remember. Heather didn't even look like her, except for the auburn hair. And the horror that had destroyed Judith didn't happen now, in this "enlightened" time and place. No parallels, and no danger, because he wouldn't fall into that trap. No matter how delightful, Heather was a plaything, a pet. He positioned the tall stool in front of the microphone and strummed a few chords on his guitar, then adjusted the angle of the mike.
A Lady's Lesson in Scandal by Meredith Duran