By Eloisa James
A duke needs to decide upon correctly . . .
Leopold Dautry, the infamous Duke of Villiers, needs to wed speedy and nobly—and his offerings, regrettably, are few. The Duke of Montague's daughter, Eleanor, is exquisitely attractive and fiercely clever. Villiers betroths himself to her with out extra ado.
After all, no different lady relatively qualifies. Lisette, the outspoken daughter of the Duke of Gilner, cares not anything for garments or decorum. She's engaged to a different guy, and doesn't supply a fig for prestige or name. part the ton believes Lisette mad—and Villiers is prone to agree.
Torn among common sense and fervour, among intelligence and mind's eye, Villiers unearths himself interested in the very fringe of impropriety. however it isn't really till he's in a duel to the demise, struggling with for the attractiveness of the lady he loves, that Villiers ultimately realizes that the best chance will not be within the dueling box . . .
But within the bed room. And the guts.
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Finally she broke the kiss and made herself focus on Peregrine's dark, craggy face. His green eyes were misty with passion, and this time there was nothing enigmatic about him. He wanted her. And, heaven help her, she wanted him… Flames of Passion DEARLY BELOVED by Mary Jo Putney. " —Romantic Times UNCOMMON VOWS by Mary Jo Putney. In one irrevocable move of fate, Adrian, Earl of Shropshire, had ordered the beautiful Lady Meriel de Vere to be locked in his castle's tower, swearing to entice her into surrendering her kisses with lips as hungry as his own.
The lawyer nodded, still stunned. " Peregrine sipped his tea, satisfied. A vital thread was about to be spun in the web forming around Sir Charles Weldon. The unpredictable English weather had cooperated to make Lady Sara's party a success, and the colorful dresses of the female guests were like flowers strewn across the sunlit garden of Haddonfield House. Food, drink, and conversation, mankind's basic entertainment, were all plentiful. As voices and laughter rang through the summer-scented air, footmen circulated among the guests with trays of drinks and gentle strains of music emanated from an invisible chamber quartet.
They had always brought their secrets and sorrows to each other, shared their dreams, and gotten into trouble together. More often than their mothers realized, it was one of Sara's mischievous ideas that got the cousins into trouble, though Ross always insisted that it was his duty as the male and the elder to take the more severe punishments for their crimes. In a world that thought Lady Sara St. James was a consummate lady—boringly so—Ross was the only one permitted to see her more unruly impulses.