By Stephanie Laurens
Unique ebook: 1997
Antonia Mannering refused to turn into an outdated maid!
She was once a tender girl with plans, and Lord Philip Ruthven performed a wide half in them. even though the early life buddies had now not noticeable each other in years, she used to be completely acutely aware that Philip had no loss of lady companionship. yet he had by no means married, and it was once excessive time he did. If she may end up to him that she was once able to working his domestic and wouldn't shame him in society, Antonia used to be definite he might suggest a comfy association. yet by no means had she anticipated that their hearts could one way or the other locate their method into the bargain!
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What had begun as a pleasant enough day was continuing its descent. Of course Anne was aware that her mother and the countess were dear friends. They called upon each other whenever they were in London and corresponded regularly. Gritting her teeth, Anne disguised her annoyance. It wasn’t just Caro. Now it appeared Simon Blackwell had succeeded in winning over the heart of her mother—and with scarcely any effort at all! But it was Caro who said brightly, “Forgive my presumption, but did your wife accompany you, Mr.
You do not know me. But The Secret Passion of Simon Blackwell 49 if it is an apology you seek, I shall endeavor to give it. ” His delivery was clipped and abrupt, almost staccato-like. Anne was more shocked than hurt. She could not help it. Her jaw fell open. “And now,” he concluded with a tight smile, “I shall rid you of my presence and bid you good day. That should please you, will it not? ” Anne was too stunned to say a word. “No? ” A stiff bow, and he strode away. Anne stared after him, still openmouthed .
He repeated. “Isn’t his name . . ” Anne glanced at Simon sharply. “It is,” said Caro with a chuckle. “But my husband John here”—she offered up her cheek for the brush of her husband’s lips—“has called him Jack since the day he was born. And despite my most ardent objection, nearly everyone in the family has followed his lead in calling our son Jack—even me,” she said with a laugh. ” Jack squealed in delight. “Here, I’ll take him,” John said easily. John scooped up his son and ruffled the youngster’s hair before handing him over to his nurse.
A Comfortable Wife (Regencies, Book 8; Lester Family Saga, Book 4) by Stephanie Laurens