Georgette Heyer's The Grand Sophy PDF
By Georgette Heyer
"When Sir Horace Stanton-Lacy is ordered to South the United States on Diplomatic company he parks his purely daughter, **Sophy**, along with his sister in Berkeley sq.. ahead, daring, and out-spoken, Sophy sweeps in and instantly takes **ton** through storm.
Upon her arrival, Sophy can see that her cousins are in a tragic tangle: Ceclia is in love with a poet, Charles is engaged to a dour bluestocking, her uncle is of little need in any respect, and the more youthful kids are in determined want of a few enjoyable and freedom. all of them desire her support and it's providential that Sophy arrives while she does.
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Vast Corinthian columns and tall arches soared above. “Capital,” Timtree uttered, jaded eyes firmly in place. Bateman scrutinized everything, his eyes chronicling the wealth. Parley was trying hard to portray the priggish man that he was, pretending a nonchalance that everything in his vicinity was beneath him. Sloane looked perfectly at ease, which made sense since he lived on the extensive Sloanestone properties. But there was something in his eyes as well. Desire. Or maybe hope. Sebastien surveyed the surroundings through a narrowed view—the gilt knobs, the frescoes that showed scenes of conquering armies and ruling deities.
I…” If only she hadn‟t made the mistake with Patrick…she might have been able to help Sarah in London…to prevent this fiasco of a contest from occurring. She could have begged the earl to let her go as Sarah‟s companion. Could have… She shoved the thoughts firmly away. She had a chance to make the right decision this time, to help Sarah, and she would. Caroline slipped an arm around her. “Things will work out. ” She‟d keep her away from the likes of Sebastien Deville. Make sure that he and his kind did not win.
A prank. ” Sebastien looked at Petrie, Valpage‟s third son, and wasn‟t so sure. He looked as irritated and baffled as the others, and he was the type of man who couldn‟t hide anything on his face—one of the reasons he was so terrible at gambling. The grooms bustled about trying to figure out which tack went with which horse, obviously confused as to how such a thing could have happened. Whoever had done this had done it well. As it turned out, more than just the tack had been swapped. Each blanket and each saddle had been exchanged.
The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer