By Mia Marlowe
"**A Reluctant Lord... A Resistant Lady... A Superfluous Fiancée
And a Devastating family members Secret...**
When Richard Barrett, Lord Hartley, is all of sudden referred to as domestic to take the reins of the property, he discovers the level of the family's monetary straits. The treatment: marry the heiress their households have picked out for him. regrettably, he's already deliberate to marry somebody else.
Miss Sophie Goodnight isn't too partial to changing into his handbag with feet...and she sabotages all makes an attempt to woo her. but if Lord Hartley discovers the shenanigans in his father's earlier, he realizes that determining among attractive ladies is the least of his problems.
""Absolutely fabulous! experience and warmth and every thing i need in a good story."" -Victoria Alexander, number 1 **New York Times** bestseller, on **Touch of a Thief **
""This scorching story of seduction, suspense, and experience is what readers count on from Marlowe."" -**RT booklet Reviews** on **Touch of a Scoundrel**
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Mary's smile faded. "You know how I wish I didn't have the sight, Sabrina. I don't want to see the future. It frightens me. " "You've seen something since last night, haven't you? You weren't this nervous then," Sabrina said. Mary shook her head. "No, it's just that feeling again— nothing more. " She smiled apologetically. " Mary dropped the lilies she held and hugged Sabrina to her. "You're so small and sweet, and yet so brave to risk your life for us. " Sabrina shook her head admonishingly, returning her hug.
Sir Jeremy glanced around the room in surprise as he looked over his guests, who were busily absorbed with their cards, until his eyes alighted on a stocky gentleman in salmon colored velvet, his brow thunderous as he stared at Lucien in a definitely threatening manner. " Sir Jeremy demanded, looking at Lucien questioningly. The Duke returned his look steadily. "I've not the slightest notion why this fellow should bear me malice. " "He's Sir Frederick Jensen. " "Really," the Duke drawled in boredom.
Lucien stared grimly after them, his lips thinned in anger, then climbed from the coach to confront his coachmen who were standing sheepishly in the road. "Well, how did this happen? " Lucien demanded, a dangerous glint in his eyes. "Was a tree, Your Grace, fallen across the road and causin' us to stop. In this weather we never thought 'twas highwaymen. And then from nowheres these giants appears and aims them pistols at us before we could even draw ours. Would've laid us low if we had," the head coachman explained ruefully, seeking confirmation from the other abashed faces around him.