By Stephanie Laurens
Unique e-book: 1997
Antonia Mannering refused to develop into an outdated maid!
She was once a tender girl with plans, and Lord Philip Ruthven performed a wide half in them. notwithstanding the adolescence neighbors had now not obvious each other in years, she used to be completely conscious that Philip had no loss of lady companionship. yet he had by no means married, and it used to be excessive time he did. If she might end up to him that she was once able to operating his domestic and wouldn't shame him in society, Antonia was once sure he could suggest a comfy association. yet by no means had she anticipated that their hearts could someway locate their method into the bargain!
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It had been an odd word for her to use. Whatever her reason for that kind of examination, it would be wise for him to make sure he investigated first. Boot steps sounded in the stairwell, getting fainter as Mr. Albrighton carried his water to his chamber. She had hoped that upon realizing she would do nothing to make him comfortable, he would take himself off to someplace where at least basic service would be provided. Instead he had not appeared to mind doing for himself this morning, and had continued to show more interest in her than was proper.
Also a friend of Summerhays’s wife Audrianna. They all three used to live out in Middlesex with a woman named Daphne Joyes. ” “The need for your discretion regarding this call is understandable, then. ” “So you do know who she is. Damned if I did until recently. Even Verity did not know her history until the death of Alessandra Northrope. Imagine our surprise when the notice in one scandal sheet made reference to a daughter named Celia Pennifold. I should have insisted that Verity end the friendship at once, of course.
He strolled around her, too at ease for her taste, far too tall for comfort. She kept turning to keep him in view. He ended up not far from her, near a wall. He casually rested his shoulder against it and assumed a very relaxed stance. “If you seek to achieve a similar fame and success, you said. You just spoke of a less illustrious road in that profession. ” Was he teasing her? Calling her bluff? She suspected so, but could not be sure. Partly she could not tell because he flustered her badly now, standing this closely, his gaze very warm and familiar and almost beckoning her to intimate confidences.
A Comfortable Wife (Regencies, Book 8; Lester Family Saga, Book 4) by Stephanie Laurens