By Ava Stone
A Regency historic Novel - e-book 4 of the Scandalous Series...
After years of abuse by the hands of her mom, Cordelia Avery understands the one manner out is marriage to the ideal guy. a guy who will enable her all of the freedom she has ever craved. and she or he has the ideal guy picked out. The scandalous Marquess of Haversham may not be ideal to an individual else, yet taking the man’s black popularity into account, Cordie believes she’ll get pleasure from the entire freedom she’s continuously wanted for in his disreputable fingers. If purely she may possibly get her center to head besides the plan and to forestall jumping every time Lord Adonis…er…the Earl of Clayworth is close by. however the very right earl is so much veritably the incorrect variety for her reasons.
Brendan Reese, the Earl of Clayworth, has no purpose of ever marrying back. He’s nonetheless attempting to freshen up the mess his first spouse left him, even years after her dying. To all of the global, Clayworth is the epitome of the best English gentleman, and he so needs that photograph was once the reality. however the fact, because it usually may be, is gruesome. in any case, an ideal English gentleman might by no means have a traitor for a mom. And until Clayworth can locate the proof his past due spouse concealed, he may well face the gallows himself. yet an opportunity come across with the reckless Cordelia Avery provides him the easiest lead he’s had in years to ultimately placing his family’s earlier to leisure. regrettably, concentrating on something except leave out Avery turns out an almost most unlikely job.
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Cordie looked from one of them back to the other. Were they really quarreling over her? The saintly Lord Adonis and the devilish Lord Haversham? Two days ago she never would have believed it. In the park, everyone‘s eyes were on them, and they must all appear to be participants in a poorly acted play. If her mother heard about this, Cordie would never be allowed to leave her room again. ―Actually, I‘d prefer not to have these sorts of conversations out in public,‖ she replied. Private conversations are my favorite,‖ Haversham replied with a wink.
He should have realized where her loyalties laid. Brendan glanced down at his pocket fob. One o‘clock. How long did Miss Avery intend to keep him waiting? Ever since he‘d won his fortnight advantage, he‘d been bombarded with thoughts. He couldn‘t just ask Lady Avery for the damning letters. That would be the quickest way to get a dark, dank cell in Newgate. Young Lord Avery was in the country—that he‘d learned from a fellow over hazard the night before. So he couldn‘t strike up a friendship with the chap.
He should throttle Chet for even bringing the subject up. Damn interfering friends. ‖ Taking her for a spirited ride. He wished the image that flashed in his mind at the phrase had been of his phaeton and bays on the Bath Road. Unfortunately it was a different sort of ride altogether he envisioned. Cordelia Avery beneath him. Her soft breath on his lips. Her green eyes tinted with passion. Her breasts bared for his touch. Her legs spread waiting for him. For the love of God! This wasn‘t like him at all.
A Scandalous Past by Ava Stone