At the Bride Hunt Ball (Devine & Friends, Book 1) by Olivia Parker PDF
By Olivia Parker
"**To Snare a Bride . . .**
To Gabriel Devine, Duke of Wolverest, the bonds of marriage are not anything greater than shackles. but when he's to stay a lifelong bachelor, that leaves in simple terms his more youthful brother to hold at the relatives identify. Inviting the *ton*'s so much eligible women to a sublime ball, Gabriel is bound anybody of them will be all too wanting to turn into the subsequent duchess and supply an heir—leaving Gabriel to proceed his ecstatic pursuit of delight.
**To trap a Rogue . . .**
Her social-climbing stepmother could supply whatever to have Madelyn Haywood betrothed to a destiny duke. yet Madelyn believes the brothers Devine to be not anything greater than heartless rogues—especially Gabriel, whose rakish acceptance precedes him. he's not anything greater than a slave to ardour, and he or she usually are not conquered through his caresses—and but his depraved methods tempt her so . . .
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Her voice had taken on a strident tone. “I don’t,” he gruffly returned. ” If I always got whatever I wanted, I would have had a different father and a different childhood. A normal one. ” “It’s incomprehensible that you’d cut off your nose to spite your face,” he coldly rebuked. ” “We disagree on what it’s worth,” she answered as coldly. ” he said very, very softly. The woman had the instincts of a highwayman. ” How dare he speak to her in that accusing tone. “In fact, the things that truly matter are never about money!
Their financial resources were always stretched thin. But she’d never long succumbed to desolation—a testament perhaps to her father’s hearty spirits and her mother’s optimistic nature, which she’d inherited. Her mother had served as helpmate and inspiration to her father, who had spent a life engaged in scientific research. Eschewing fame and monetary recompense, he’d been intent on the pure joy of discovery. So she’d fully understood Edward’s passion for poetry; she’d even sympathized with his fascination for gambling.
She is unspeakably ill-natured and blind to all reason,” Fitz brusquely retorted. ” Holding up a finger, he smiled thinly. “Let me rephrase that. I want her gone. ” The barrister suppressed his astonishment; Groveland was not a vindictive man. ” “Yes, yes, I understand,” Fitz murmured, dismissing Hutchinson’s reservations. “Naturally, she must be dealt with lawfully. ” “To a point, Your Grace. ” Fitz’s dark brows rose. “That definitive point is what I pay you for, Hutchinson. ” He blew out a breath.
At the Bride Hunt Ball (Devine & Friends, Book 1) by Olivia Parker