By Mary Balogh
BONUS: This variation includes an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The mystery Mistress.
Step right into a international of scandal, intrigue, and mesmerizing ardour as manhattan instances bestselling writer Mary Balogh sweeps us into the lives of a unprecedented relations: the Huxtables. Margaret, the eldest, embarks at the so much risqué event of her lifestyles and consents to marry the main infamous guy in London.…
Only desperation might carry Duncan Pennethorne, the notorious Earl of Sheringford, again domestic after the outstanding scandal that had surprised even the jaded ton. compelled to wed in fifteen days or be bring to a halt with out a penny, Duncan chooses the single lady in London in frantic want of a husband. A mislead an past love forces Margaret Huxtable to simply accept the impossible to resist stranger’s supply. yet as soon as she discovers who he rather is, it’s too late—she’s already betrothed to the wickedly sensual rakehell. quick she matters an ultimatum: If Duncan wishes her, he needs to woo her. And as ardour slowly ignites, humans marrying for all of the mistaken purposes are researching the fun of seduction—and looking forward to the beautiful excitement of what comes after….
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Extra resources for At Last Comes Love (Huxtable Quintet, Book 3)
She hated to lose a bet, and if winning the one against Douglas Raeburn meant having to be made over into a different person—a simpering miss, no less—then a simpering miss she would become. She smiled grimly as she removed her bonnet and shook out her short curls. Marian reached for a bell rope in the salon to which she had led Henry. "I shall have Mrs. Lane show you to your room, Henrietta," she said. "You must rest for a while. " "I would much sooner eat as soon as it is ready," Henry declared candidly, forgetting in the instant her resolve to become a simpering miss.
42 Mary Balogh "My fault entirely, ma'am," he said unsmilingly. " he said. " "It is just good for you that I was not wearing boots," she said, smiling impishly into his impassive face. "Indeed, they would not complement your gown, ma am," he conceded. Henry giggled openly. "You do not appear to be enjoying the ball immensely, sir," she said. He bowed stiffly. "Marius Devron, Duke of Eversleigh, at your service, ma'am," he said. "We appear to be attracting attention. " He grasped her lightly by the elbow and moved her forward to the dance floor.
As she (and the majority of the assembled guests) 40 Mary Balogh watched, the Countess of Lambert swept up to the duke and took his arm in a gesture of deliberate familiarity. He lowered his glass and looked at her from beneath sleepy eyelids. Henry's stomach became decidedly queasy as the two figures came closer. She could almost understand why Althea was so afraid of this man. The countess was quite unconcerned with the presence of Henry and her young swain. She was intent only on presenting her cousin to her daughter and seeing them partnered for the next dance, a quadrille.