At Last Comes Love (Huxtable Quintet, Book 3) by Mary Balogh

By Mary Balogh

BONUS: This version includes an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The mystery Mistress.

Step right into a global of scandal, intrigue, and enchanting ardour as
long island occasions bestselling writer Mary Balogh sweeps us into the lives of a rare kinfolk: the Huxtables. Margaret, the eldest, embarks at the such a lot risqué event of her lifestyles and is of the same opinion to marry the main infamous guy in London.

Only desperation may well carry Duncan Pennethorne, the notorious Earl of Sheringford, again domestic after the incredible scandal that had stunned even the jaded ton. pressured to wed in fifteen days or be bring to an end and not using a penny, Duncan chooses the only lady in London in frantic desire of a husband. A deceive an past love forces Margaret Huxtable to simply accept the impossible to resist stranger’s provide. yet as soon as she discovers who he particularly is, it’s too late—she’s already betrothed to the wickedly sensual rakehell. fast she concerns an ultimatum: If Duncan wishes her, he needs to woo her. And as ardour slowly ignites, humans marrying for the entire incorrect purposes are researching the fun of seduction—and waiting for the beautiful excitement of what comes after….

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Come, Linds. Don’t be a slugabed. ” Lindsey pushed onto one elbow and rubbed her gritty eyes. She seldom slept so late. Now awareness brought the nagging impression of something important that had to be done today, but her groggy mind couldn’t quite grasp what it was. “Didn’t you hear the mantel clock chime? ” Her hazel eyes bright with eagerness, Blythe rushed on, “Do tell me all the gossip. Who did you see last night? Did you dance every set? ” Lindsey smothered a yawn as she tried to picture the vapid blond debutante doing something so risqué.

With all due respect, m’lord, I cannot see that it would be of any great use to you. ” “Nevertheless, I would like to show it to my valet. ” “An excellent notion,” the magistrate said, rising to his feet and picking up a hefty legal tome. “Now, this meeting must come to a close as I am due in court shortly. I will, of course, order extra patrols in the vicinity of Hyde Park, in case the villain attempts to strike again. Bott, carry on with your investigation. Your Lordship, once again, I greatly appreciate your help.

Everyone froze in place. Lindsey was the first to move, getting up to kneel beside Flora and give her a comforting hug. “You needn’t be frightened. You’re quite safe here in this house. ” Flora lifted her head to gaze teary eyed at Lindsey. “Oh, ’tisn’t fer meself that I fear. ’Tis fer me cousin, Nelda. Oh, sweet Jaysus. ” “Gone? ” Flora took a deep, shuddering breath. “She was in service, miss, at a fine house on Curzon Street. I went to visit her yesterday evenin’, on me ’alf day off. But she weren’t there.

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