By Stephanie Laurens, Kasey Michaels, Nicola Cornick
A girl of Expectations
Jack Lester seeks the best bride—one who's beautiful and sort, yet who additionally loves him regardless of his wealth. that is why he retains this trifling element hidden. but if Sophie Winterton enters his existence, believing he needs to marry into wealth to run his family's property, how will he persuade her that she is the girl he desires—and that he will be the husband she deserves?
Secrets of a Courtesan
Eve Nightingale concept she had placed her prior as mistress to the Duke of Welburn at the back of her. but if the good-looking duke strolls into her small village, she reveals it tough to maintain her secrets and techniques concealed…and to maintain her center from stirring for him as soon as again.
How to Woo a Spinster
Still single at twenty-eight, woman Emmaline Daughtry has resigned herself to spinsterhood. Then Captain John Alistair arrives at her door—the very picture of the appropriate lover of her such a lot deepest goals. yet can a guy with a mystery and a lady who's by no means recognized love locate happiness jointly?
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Extra resources for A Lady of Expectations and Other Stories
Jane efficiently took charge sending Kitty into the nearest shop, the haberdashery, for water. Georgiana hastily assumed the task of fanning her sister-in-law, while Mary left to call for the carriage. Mrs. Bennet sat next to her daughter, dithering and chattering, but confidently and correctly announcing that the swoon was a classic symptom of pregnancy. “Oh, yes! My nerves were horrible when I was with child. I fainted dead away more times than I can remember! ” Georgiana worriedly interrupted, “Perhaps we should alert my brother?
It was fortunate that the walls of Netherfield were very thick and that Georgiana, whose room was situated roughly midway between the twin dens of delight, was a deep sleeper as her brother. The couples entered the breakfast room much later, Mary and Georgiana already dining. Georgiana glanced up at the glowing countenances of her brother and sister-in-law, youthful innocence nonetheless fully aware of why they beamed and surreptitiously touched while filling their plates. Darcy piled his high, ravenous for good reason, and even Lizzy discovered her appetite tremendously improved.
On my third morning here I woke early, as I always did, and went first to check on Jane. She was still feverish but asleep, so I returned to my room and sat at this window reading. I do not know how much time passed when I saw you. ” She pointed to the dirt clearing before the main stable doors. “You rode Parsifal, I swear the largest horse I had ever seen, startling me at how you barreled in full bore seeming to stop barely before colliding with the doors, and vaulted off his back in one smooth motion ere he was completely still.