By Georgette Heyer
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Unique booklet: 1991
From the elegently appointed drawing rooms of London's such a lot unique golf equipment to an impressive country estate within the center of Dorset, comes a provocative tale of a free-thinking good looks, a dignified lord, and a mad impetuous love that confounded all logic . . .
Augusta Ballinger used to be really certain that it was once all a dreadful mistake. The chillingly pompous and hazardous Earl of Graystone couldn't most likely desire to marry her. Why, it used to be rumored that his selected bride needs to be a veritable version of advantage. and everybody knew that Augusta, because the final of the wild, reckless Northumberland Ballingers, was once a girl who couldn't be stricken through society’s rules.
That was once why the lively good looks had deliberate a hour of darkness come upon to warn the earl off, to persuade him that she may make him a truly bad spouse certainly. but if she crawled in via his darkened research window, Augusta purely succeeded in strengthening Harry’s get to the bottom of: to kiss the laughter from these honeyed lips and educate this maddening leave out to act! How may he most likely be aware of that it was once he who used to be in for a lesson . . . as his brazen fiancée got down to win his heart—and an outdated and smart enemy stepped in to threaten their love, their honor, and their very lives?
Unique booklet: 1998
THE ideas OF ENTICEMENT:
A girl shouldn't ever hand over TO a guy with out figuring out HIS INTENTIONS
A guy shouldn't ever SEDUCE a girl FOR the aim OF REVENGE
RULES OF SOCIETY
After 9 years, Hannah Setterington has determined to promote the prestigious Academy of Governesses and discover the secrets and techniques of her earlier. accordingly she has agreed to be a better half to the aged aunt of Lord Raeburn, a guy enshrouded via darkish secret and haunted through the rumor that he murdered his spouse. A strong-minded lady acquainted with the vagaries of the Aristocracy, Hannah believes the rumor to be rather a lot piffle, until eventually she comes nose to nose with Lord Raeburn.
RULES OF FASCINATION
Dougald Pippard, Lord Raeburn, is deviously chuffed whilst his plan to capture Hannah springs itself effectively. yet his pride is short-lived because the indomitable Hannah attracts the conflict traces and kisses him with the pent-up ardour Dougald hasn't felt for 9 lengthy years. the fireplace that has constantly flared among them rages back with each contact, each look, until eventually Dougald is sort of able to disregard his wounded thoughts and plans of revenge for only one extra evening along with her.
They Met At London's infamous Cyprian's Ball. .. Georgiana Escott has one evening to discover the ideal guy to destroy her and go away her with a tattered popularity so she will be able to keep away from an prepared marriage to an getting older, despicable roue. With a misstep, she tumbles into the palms of the disgraced and rushing Lord Danvers.
Breaking the code to her middle. .. autonomous and stubbornly single, Abbie Vayle has constantly been a bit too clever for her personal good. But she could have long gone too a long way whilst she starts off her personal rare-book business--and unintentionally acquires an vintage e-book in Paris with a mysterious code scribbled within the margins.
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Beading. Told her I had another engagement. Not the thing to go there after that. " She smiled. "You cannot hoax me into believing that you think so! Confess! " "Not trying to hoax you: happy to escort you anywhere! Not but what it ain't the sort of party I like. If I were you I'd cry off, because you won't enjoy it. " Letty broke in. "Why shouldn't we enjoy it? " interrupted Mr. Hethersett, in a tone of deep disapproval. "You may enjoy it: I never said you wouldn't. All I said was, Lady Cardross won't.
There had been plenty of people to tell Cardross that Nell had accepted him for the sake of his wealth. He had not believed them, but he was beginning to wonder. In her precipitate retreat from his book-room he saw only a spoilt child's desire to escape from a disagreeable schoolmaster, and never dreamed that she had fled because her feelings threatened to overcome her. She made for the shelter of her own apartments, hoping, since she needed a little time in which to compose herself, that she would not find her dresser already there.
He smiled at her, but rather quizzically, and picked up another of the invitation cards. "A quadrille ball at the Cowpers'! How dashing! " The post had brought her ladyship a polite reminder from Mr. Warren, Perfumier, that a trifling account for scent, white nail-wax and Olympian Dew, was outstanding. It had lain hidden by Lady Cowper's invitation, and was revealed when the Earl picked this up. Only a few guineas were involved, but Nell instinctively put out her hand to cover it. The movement caught his eye; he glanced down, and she at once removed her hand, flushing, vexed with herself.
April Lady by Georgette Heyer