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"Lady Louisa longs to marry for ardour and love -- yet will she locate happiness within the hands of the duke?
Lady Louisa Wentworth is aware she is going to by no means marry well--her family's impoverished property has ensured as a lot. Resigned to spinsterhood, the proud attractiveness has agreed to chaperone a tender American heiress who seeks a titled husband throughout the turbulent waters of London society.
The speeding Duke of Hawkhurst needs to marry wealth for the sake of his relations. This well-heeled younger American, pass over Jenny Rose, may do really well. however the girl's infuriating chaperone turns out decided to maintain them aside. And worse nonetheless, Hawk unearths himself way more drawn to the intoxicating girl Louisa than to her blameless cost!
A romantic subterfuge is named for--as determined Hawk plots to attract the heiress right into a compromising place, making marriage a need. but if it's wonderful Louisa as a substitute who falls into his sensuous internet, this video game of hearts takes a passionate and so much unforeseen turn...
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Berig she saw only in camp, Wulfric hardly at all except as an ever-present beacon in the mass of travellers. Tall on the grey horse, he seemed tireless, riding the boundaries of the group, chivvying stragglers, talking to the outriders, vanishing now and again over the bordering hills and returning to gather the men around him. He was using both hands on the reins again, she noticed, wishing he would let her dress the wound again, check that there was no infection. In the evenings he would join them, help Berig pull the tent out from the wagon on to poles to make a shelter, return for the evening meal and then ride out again.
Below her, the water seemed to spin into a whirlpool, sucking their reflections down into the depths.
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Chapter Twelve I t seemed Wulfric must have picked her up and carried her, for Julia came to her senses sitting on his lap. He was leaning back against the trunk of an old chestnut tree.
Wulfric hunkered down alongside the wolf and resisted the temptation to scratch his healing wound, which was itching like the devil as the new skin grew. He scratched Smokes ears instead. The wolf whined and got to its feet as Berig ran back. Una hasnt seen her all day, he panted. Wulfric got to his feet, his heart suddenly erratic. With perhaps six hours start. She was light on her feet, toughened by weeks on the road, she could have covered two leagues by now, or have gone to ground in one of the numerous villas and farms that scattered across the fertile slopes.
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