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By Georgette Heyer

"Can the inaccurate bride turn into the best spouse? Adam Deveril, the hot Viscount Lynton, is head over heels in love with the attractive Julia Oversley. yet he has again from the Peninsular conflict to discover his relations on the point of spoil and his ancestral domestic mortgaged to the hilt. He has little selection whilst he's brought to Mr. Jonathan Chawleigh, a urban guy of it sounds as if limitless wealth and no social objectives for himself-but together with his eyes firmly fastened on an appropriate fit for his basically daughter, the quiet and decidedly simple Jenny Chawleigh.

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She glanced quickly at the old man and caught him smiling. Lawmaker cleared his throat, then nodded at the Scot. Grant stepped forward, and she fought the ridiculous urge to step back. He looked pointedly at her as he unsheathed the sword. His eyes were so cold, for a moment she thought he might use the weapon to slay her. What did she expect? This wedding was forced on him. The Scot hated her, and she knew he’d use that hate tonight in their bridal bed, much as Brodir had on many occasions. So be it.

He examined the delicately crafted silver brooch and marveled at the workmanship. For all their roughness, these islanders were excellent craftsmen. “Something I’ve had for years. It was Rika’s mother’s, in fact. ” George slipped the brooch into the small pouch at his waist and nodded. ” Lawmaker smiled like a cat who’d cornered a tasty field mouse. ” Rika turned into the courtyard and was not prepared for what she saw there. The whole of the village was assembled and fell silent when she appeared.

In fact, he’d been deep in his cups most every time he’d taken her. ” He turned to look at her, and she could tell from his expression he thought it a strange thing for her to say. Their eyes locked, and he let the fur slip from his waist. Thor’s blood! Grant was nothing like Brodir. Heat suffused her face as the Scot dispensed with his leggings and cast them aside. His eyes raked her up and down, and she braced herself for what would come next. He moved toward her in the firelight, and for the second time in as many days she was acutely aware of his size and strength.

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