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By Sophie Jordan
"An blameless Deception . . .
Lady Meredith Brookshire has each correct to Oak Run. Now that she's unexpectedly husbandless and penniless, the place else could she, her addled father, and spinster aunt dwell? but who should still seem yet Nicholas Caulfield, the hot Brookshire inheritor, claiming the property is rightfully his via legislation. The brute is as smug as he's handsome-besides, he's alleged to be lifeless. And the single plan creative Meredith can devise to avoid wasting her relatives from homelessness is a determined scheme that can lead her to salvation or damage . . . and the mattress of the fellow she has vowed to hate.
A reluctant aristocrat, Nick doesn't belief this fiery, infuriating chit whom he suspects of subterfuge-yet who bewitches him together with her blameless eco-friendly eyes. the earlier he can get this tempting good looks married off to a couple stodgy outdated blueblood-and off his arms for good-the larger. there's one mild challenge, even if:
*Nick can't undergo the idea of her marriage ceremony any guy yet him.*
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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.
Once Upon a Wedding Night (The Derrings, Book 1) by Sophie Jordan