By Laura Landon
Joshua Camden, Marquess of Montfort, will do every thing in his strength to avoid wasting his worthy Graystone Manor – even take a spouse he doesn’t wish. yet he isn’t ready for the only call for the girl who holds the facility to avoid wasting his necessary Graystone makes – that he stay trustworthy forever.
Lady Allison Townsend may quite visit her grave a spinster than marry a guy who embarrasses her along with his string of mistresses. but if she’s given no selection yet to marry certainly one of London’s so much famous rakes and womanizers, she refuses to visit the altar with no stipulation of her personal – that the guy she marries by no means proportion his mattress with one other woman.
But neither Allison nor Joshua is ready for the risks they are pressured to stand and the alternatives they're compelled to make to guard their happiness – in addition to their hearts.
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He loved to see her cheeks flush when he approached her, but even more, he reveled in the fire that flashed from her eyes when she was forced to acknowledge him. Hell, she was a fiery thing. But at least she hadn’t slapped him again. “On whom are you concentrating? ” Joshua turned to find his closest friend, Lionel Fortright, Earl of Chardwell, standing next to him. The two had formed a bond in their youth that had deepened over the years. Joshua welcomed Chardwell’s presence with his usual sense of relief, and smiled.
He refused to consider why he was so fascinated with her. Perhaps the attraction was nothing more than curiosity over a woman brave enough, or foolish enough to slap him—twice. He lifted the glass to take another drink, then stopped with his arm midway to his mouth. There she was. Ready to descend the stairs and make her introductions to their host and hostess. A smile crossed his lips. She looked even lovelier this evening than she had the last time he’d seen her. The gown she wore tonight reminded him of the way she’d looked the night he’d mistaken her for Lady Paxton.
Good evening, Lady Archbite. I am so looking forward to this evening. ” the countess asked. “Yes. ” The countess smiled. “No one who enjoys the opera is ever hopeless. Perhaps there is something in particular you’d like to hear tonight. ” Allison was embarrassed to be given such an honor. Her first thought was that the countess knew of her conversation with Percy this afternoon and was making every effort to smooth the way between them. “I insist,” the countess added. David’s expression changed.