By Stephanie Laurens
Unique e-book: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride...
But the place can he locate the fitting girl? She needs to be beautiful, variety, a very good conversationalist...and most vital, she has to simply accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, captivating and, so far as someone understands, terrible as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the suitable wife.
Jack's center races whilst he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every little thing he desires--and more--but he's stuck in his personal seize. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, definite he may by no means marry a terrible woman like her. As they play out a video game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the girl he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
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Of course not, il mio ragazzo. I know you are the soul of generosity and good taste. But then you are usually in Italia, where there is no substandard wine. It is these island people who are the problem. I remember how . . ah . . provincial they can be. ” He made a helpless gesture. “Eh! What can you do? ” “I imagine things have changed a bit since you were here last, Marcello. The island has much more to offer now than it did twenty years ago, you’ll see. ” Connor glanced back at Gabriella, who stared moodily out the window.
Anne was silent a moment. She certainly did know how it felt to be lonely, but she wasn’t about to give him that opening. ” He looked at her skeptically. “Oh, please. How can you not be lonely? You’re a beautiful woman on a tiny island with nothing but old men and summer people. Why don’t you let the only eligible bachelor in town take you out Friday? I know you’ve said before you weren’t interested, but there’s no need to play hard to get. You and I both know we’re going to end up together. ” Anne laughed.
Connor rubbed the back of his neck with one hand. ” Marcello’s face was skeptical. ” Connor grimaced. ” In fact after she’d severed their relationship two weeks ago, he’d barely given Nancy another thought. Except maybe to be grateful that she’d done it. Ordinarily it was Connor who ended relationships. Having one end without his effort was a relief. Of course, it had helped that he’d wanted out too. ” Marcello shook his head. “Because that one was not worth the time it took to say good-bye. Some women, yes.
A Lady Of Expectations (Regencies, Book 6; Lester Family Saga, Book 2) by Stephanie Laurens