By Victoria Alexander
Distressed over the present common disinterest in matrimony between their eminently marriageable offspring, the ambitious matriarchs of the ton have taken concerns into their very own meddling palms with the formation of the women' Society for the Betterment of the way forward for Britain. Their first problem: the Earl of Pennington. leave out Gwendolyn Townsend has noticeable her overdue father's property visit cousin she cannot abide ... leaving her well-educated, in a position to make an ideal curtsy -- and penniless. So think her surprise whilst it is came upon fit were prepared among herself and Marcus Holcroft, the Earl of Pennington -- the most eligible individuals of London society. Marcus continually leaves her breathless and pressured ... and although she's hesitant to marry a guy she's simply met, finally she has no selection. yet she makes a few stipulations first ... Marcus can't think that the bride who has been foisted upon him is insisting on ideas to their marriage ceremony ... and bedding! he is a guy who hasn't ever needed to tempt any lady into his fingers. yet much more spectacular is that Gwendolyn is obviously hiding anything -- and it shocks him to imagine that their beautiful kisses -- via his classes in passionate lovemaking -- would not be adequate to make his spouse inform him her each mystery. in any case, he is promised to be a formal husband -- isn’t it reasonable to additionally count on a formal spouse?
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Extra resources for Love With the Proper Husband (Effington Family, Book 6)
She would not have thought it possible but his eyes were an even deeper green than before. ” “I have had the attentions of men forced upon me on occasion,” she said before she could stop herself. Concern crossed his face, and any ardor that might have crept up on her unexpectedly vanished. ” she said rather more sharply than she wished. “It bothers me that any gentleman would force his attention upon an unwilling female. ” Sincerity sounded in his voice, and she realized he was a rather nice man, all things considered.
Affection? The sort of emotion that keeps poets putting pen to paper. ” She raised her chin and met his gaze directly. “I simply think love, affection, emotion are ridiculous reasons to tie yourself to a man for the rest of your days. ” He studied her intently. ” She shrugged. It had long ago dawned on her that it wasn‟t simply marriage that destroyed women‟s lives but love. Love that made them follow a man to the ends of the earth or destroy their health in pursuit of a son or ignore infidelities by spouses who had sworn to love them forever and ignore as well the pain they wrought.
Well, I shall be most relieved to have these hellions off my hands. Ungrateful little beasts. ” Gwen heaved an annoyed sigh. “I have no intention of caring for them. ” A voice sounded from the doorway, and Gwen turned. Three pairs of accusing eyes glared at her. Gwen stared back, struck by the altogether startling sensation of looking at herself in various stages of childhood. They were stair steps of a fashion, ranging in height according to age. The three were remarkably similar in appearance, all with hair in varying shades of red, much like Gwen‟s own.
Love With the Proper Husband (Effington Family, Book 6) by Victoria Alexander