By Judith McNaught
"In this vintage novel of 2 willful fans stuck in a breathless event of deception and betrayal, number 1 *New York instances* bestselling writer Judith McNaught has created a strong and unforgettable masterpiece.
The Countess of Havenhurst possessed a unprecedented gentleness and fierce braveness to compare her beautiful attractiveness. yet her attractiveness is shattered whilst she is found within the hands of Ian Thornton, a infamous gambler and social outcast.
A dangerously good-looking guy of mystery wealth and mysterious lineage, his voyage to Elizabeth's middle is fraught with intrigue, scandal, and a venomous revenge.
Destined for every different, but cautious of every other's explanations, Elizabeth and Ian have interaction in a dance of suspicion and keenness that checks the very soul in their star-crossed love. As a twisting course of secrets and techniques takes them from London's drawing rooms to the mysterious Scottish Highlands, Elizabeth needs to research the reality: is Ian purely a ruthless fortune hunter at heart?
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She only knew that she wanted to speak with him again; she had enjoyed that fleeting measure of what had felt like mutual understanding, and she wanted it to continue. She did not want him to leave. “Charlotte Engle,” he said. ” Charlotte remembered the young lady who had glanced in her direction, guiding Kenley’s eyes with her own, and she frowned. “I am not betrothed to him,” she said. ” Kenley laughed. ” “Positive,” she replied. “It is only gossip? ” Charlotte laughed. “No,” she said. “I mean yes.
The colonies overseas are dependent markets for exported goods, and now England is opening chartered trade routes with Asia. ” James sighed wearily. “Darling . ” he began. 52 SARA REINKE “Have peace, Lord Roding. I would hear her out,” Kenley interjected, holding up his hand. James looked over his shoulder, shooting Kenley a scathing glance. Kenley ignored him completely and nodded at Charlotte. ” “The aristocracy has not invested in these developments, at least not here, or in other rural counties.
Charlotte whirled, startled, and laughed breathlessly to see Reilly enter the room behind her. “You gave me a fright,” she said. “That is what you get for sneaking into my chamber,” he said. He carried a gazette folded in his hand; as he walked toward her, she did not miss the casual way he dropped the newspaper against his writing table and atop the bundled letters as though he did not want her to notice them. “I was hardly sneaking,” she said, pretending to frown. “Your door was standing open.