The Seduction of Sebastian Trantor: From It Happened One by Stephanie Laurens PDF
By Stephanie Laurens
A novella, formerly released within the print anthology It occurred One Season.
Sebastian Trantor is short of a spouse. yet even supposing he is scouted the ballrooms, drawing rooms, and salons of London, he is but to discover a unmarried helpful candidate within the younger girls paraded ahead of him. They simper; they snigger; they're thoroughly unsuitable.
Then, he discovers Tabitha Makepeace—breaking right into a table! He speedy realizes that this shrewdpermanent and imaginitive younger woman is the bride for him—but how is he to persuade her of that?
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Makepeace patted his hand, then rose. ” Tabitha opened the door to the back parlor, held it as Trantor followed her in, then shut it and swung to face him. ” He’d walked further into the room. Halting by the sofa, he glanced back at her. “The truth, of course. ” She studied him; last night she hadn’t had any real opportunity to. . facets she hadn’t seen in lamplight. The set of his jaw, the calculation behind his gray eyes, the intent focus that seemed innate. The masculine grace that invested his large frame, that projected a sense of coiled strength waiting to be sprung.
Last night, I attended Lady Rothbury’s ball. Despairing of finding any suitable parti there, but expecting to meet my aunt, Lady Fothergill, once she arrived, for the interim I took refuge in his lordship’s library. ” Mrs. Makepeace cast a puzzled glance at her spouse. Mr. ” He waved at Sebastian to continue. ” Sebastian kept his lips straight, inclined his head. “Indeed. She was dressed for the event, but dancing wasn’t her purpose. It transpired she was on a mission of sorts—one that, after I surprised her in the act of execution, so to speak, she consented to explain to me.
And he had fallen into her lap; looking a gift horse in the mouth was usually unwise. “I’ll tell you, but you have to promise to hold what I reveal in the strictest confidence. ” Without hesitation he held up one hand at shoulder height, his large square palm toward her. ” He sounded like he meant it, even the last part. Impressed—by his impulsiveness if nothing else—but loath to show it, she nodded curtly. “That will do. ” Where to start? She drew breath and plunged in. “Since the beginning of the Season, several young ladies of my acquaintance have become engaged to be married.
The Seduction of Sebastian Trantor: From It Happened One Season by Stephanie Laurens