By Lorraine Heath
"For years, Robert Hawthorne, the Duke of Killingsworth, used to be stored a prisoner through his scheming dual brother. A bold break out turns the tables and restores his birthright to him, with out an individual the wiser. He can ultimately get pleasure from every little thing that used to be stolen from him. yet on his first day of freedom Robert needs to take up wedlock a lady he hasn't ever met . . . and maintain his distance to avoid her from studying the reality of his identification, until eventually he can make certain tips to end up he's the rightful duke.
Victoria Lambert understands she needs to marry Robert--after all, as her mom constantly reminds her, he's the seize of the season and she'll develop into a duchess! actual, she doesn't love him, however it is her responsibility to marry good. yet a much-altered Robert stands beside her on their marriage ceremony day . . . a guy by some means extra thoughtful and fascinating than ever sooner than . . . and so sensuously fascinating that Torie is decided to be a temptation her husband can't resist!
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If what he’d heard last night at his club was true and her productions played to standing-room-only crowds, Frederick’s investment could return more than enough dividends to pay off the worst of his creditors. Mason couldn’t help but feel the sting of irony in all of it. Freddie and the two earls before him had squandered the family fortunes on actresses and their ilk, and now it seemed the very path of the Ashlins’ self-destruction may also be their salvation—but it was akin to lying down with the enemy.
In her own nonsensical way, Cousin Felicity was doing a good job of distracting their unwanted guest, but not for long. Lady Delander, Riley quickly realized, was, if anything, persistent. “Oh, never mind about the door,” she said to Cousin Felicity. ” Riley whispered. “Why, I’ll have that woman know this gown is the height of— ” Her protests were cut off again with another kiss, this one just as swift and shocking as the first—melting her very heart. His hand pressed at the small of her back, pulling her closer to him.
The bell at the door jangled loudly, rattling all of them to attention. ” Belton looked as if sending the gossipy Lady Delander packing would have been his own personal form of triumph. ” Cousin Felicity protested. “Josephine counts half the patronesses as her closest friends. ” The bell tolled again, this time with decided impatience. “We must let her in,” Cousin Felicity whispered, “or she’ll—” His cousin didn’t need to finish her statement because the lady in question did it for her. The door to the Ashlin house started to open, but Belton was quicker and pushed it shut, throwing the latch to bar her entrance.