By Mary Balogh
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
whereas woman Angeline Dudley’s pedigree dictates that she needs to land a titled gentleman, the irrepressible attractiveness longs for an easy, traditional suitor. So while Edward Ailsbury, the hot Earl of Heyward, defends her honor with unequalled civility, Angeline thinks that she has came upon precise love. Persuading the earl is one other subject solely. From her unconventional model feel to her hoydenish antics, Angeline is the final girl in the world for Edward. And but a stolen kiss awakens anything primal inside him. certainly, being a gentleman, he does the appropriate factor after compromising a woman: He bargains marriage. The notion is born of responsibility, yet will Angeline reason Edward to ignore decorum at the back of closed doorways, the place sensuality and seduction play depraved video games? For a right spouse via day can turn into a husband’s mystery mistress through evening, whilst scrumptious hope rules.
Includes Mary Balogh’s “Now a Bride,” that includes additional scenes from her Mistress sequence and an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The Proposal.
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A smile brightened her face, the first real smile Octavia had seen since Karl had died. From the time she was a child, Elissa had worshiped her brother like the hero he had become. "You won't be sorry, Mama. " Turning, Elissa dashed away, her slender feet flying up the stairs. Setting her embroidery aside, Octavia stared into the low-burning flames. There were plans to make if their mission were to prove successful. Thinking of her beautiful, passionate, and headstrong daughter; of her son, barely cold in his grave; of the ominous letter that had been his last words, Octavia prayed that it would be.
Why, yes, Your Grace. " She sat down on a stool near the foot of Marie's carved tapestry chair. " Her mother's frantic message, a tale of treachery among the ranks of the Austrian Army that had resulted in the death of her eldest son, had pleaded for Marie to help her. Karl Tauber had been murdered, the countess believed, to silence the identity of a traitor. His untimely death had prevented him from gaining evidence against the spy who had killed him. It was Lady von Langen's bold notion—or more likely, her daughter's—that a woman, particularly a young and beautiful one, might be able to discover enough information to at least arouse suspicions.
Remember, these are dangerous men… especially to an innocent young woman like you. " But still Marie wondered. It occurred to her that perhaps the girl's greatest threat wasn't the man who called himself the Falcon, but the handsome Colonel Kingsland she had seen kissing Elissa in the garden last night. Chapter Four � ^ » Adrian spent the following morning in the diplomatic meetings being held at the emperor's summer villa then returned to Blauenhaus. With the day so warm, the sun shining so brightly, he made his way out onto the terrace.
The Secret Mistress (Mistress, Book 3) by Mary Balogh