By Ava Stone
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A Regency ancient Novel - ebook of the Scandalous Series...
Handsome girls’ guy Lucas Beckford has agreed to aid his buddy, an impoverished baron, win the affections of an icy heiress. it may be an easy job, particularly for a seducer of his acceptance. even if whilst Luke catches sight of the enthralling girl, he's passionate about her beautiful brown eyes, speedy wit, and sharp tongue; and his wish to see his buddy marry the lady speedy evaporates. Now he simply has to discover the way to persuade the penniless lord to show his attentions elsewhere—leaving the Ice Princess to him.
Lady Juliet St. Claire has consistently believed that her fortune might shield her from ever having to relinquish her freedom in marriage. even though fortune hunters perpetually hound her, Juliet’s outwardly chilly demeanor retains so much of them at bay, licking their wounds or patching up their satisfaction. although whilst Luke charms his means into her existence, he simply melts greater than simply her middle. regrettably, the rogue is of the affection ‘em and go away ‘em type, and leaves Juliet’s gentle middle in items. but if her fortune lands her at risk from an unscrupulous foe, Luke returns to her aspect, supplying his aid and defense. Now Juliet has to choose if her center is powerful sufficient to belief the rogue a moment time.
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This was it. He just had to keep Caroline from figuring out the truth. He slid toward the edge of his seat with his shoulders slumped forward. ” Caroline’s arms fell into a more relaxed looking position and the devilish twinkle once again sparkled in her hazel eyes. “Oh, that is wonderful! Georgie will be so happy. She desperately wants Juliet to make a good match for herself. ” “Well, what sort of things does she like? Roses? The opera? ” In her matchmaking element, Caroline was unparalleled and there was nothing she liked better than interfering, er, helping two people come together.
Why you’re the most interesting man in all of London. In all of England. ” Edmund was giggling now as well, and they stopped in front of his bedroom door. With his fingers on the handle, he tipped his face up to look at her. ” Juliet heaved a sigh. She didn’t want to pass her cynical view of life to her sweet little brother. There was plenty of time for him to acquire that all on his own, when he was older. “Some people tell the truth, Edmund. ” he asked innocently. Juliet ruffled her brother’s hair.
Did the dolt think she was too featherbrained to have noticed? After favoring the young baron with a cool expression, Juliet looked back at Mr. Beckford and caught a speaking glance that was obviously meant for Haywood. Drat! Realization hit her hard. The two of them were friends. She should have known better. Lucas Beckford was not the sort to pay her any attention. She wasn’t a member of the demimonde, or someone else’s wife, or some beautiful widow. However, the reprobate probably would assist his friend Haywood in his untenable quest for her hand.
A Scandalous Charade by Ava Stone