By Lisa Kleypas

ISBN-10: 0060791918

ISBN-13: 9780060791919

"Four younger girls input London society with one universal target: they have to use their female wit and wiles to discover a husband. So a bold husband-hunting scheme is born.

Annabelle Peyton, decided to avoid wasting her relations from catastrophe, comes to a decision to take advantage of her good looks and wit to tempt an appropriate nobleman into making a suggestion of marriage. yet Annabelle's so much intriguing--and persistent--admirer, prosperous, strong Simon Hunt, has made it transparent that whereas he'll introduce her to impossible to resist excitement he'll now not provide marriage. Annabelle is decided to withstand his unthinkable proposition . . . however it is very unlikely within the face of such skillful seduction.

Her associates, seeking to support, conspire to attract a stronger gentleman to provide for Annabelle, for less than then will she be secure from Simon--and her personal longings. yet on one summer season evening, Annabelle succumbs to Simon's passionate include and tempting kisses . . . and he or she discovers that love is the main risky video game of all.

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I expect you to win, of course. ” He regarded her, more than familiar with her tactics and flattery. ” She tipped her head. ” Her almond eyes were smoky. He lifted her fingertips from his arm, stroking beneath them in a visually apparent way, watching Benedict‟s rage grow from the corner of his eye. ” She sashayed away, and he dealt with a repeat performance from three of the other women. Tiresome. The same faces. The same overtures. The same pat, tittering responses. No risk. No adventure. No challenge.

But for the fire that broke beneath the ice. He knew that her eyes were a tumult of blue and gray. Entrancing. She said something to the heiress and strode off. The meek girl perked up, showing real enthusiasm for once, and followed behind. Lady Tevon looked disgruntled as she trailed in their wake, both attendants to the blonde‟s tow. He smiled slowly, ignoring the other women vying for his attention, picturing that one lock of wavy hair joined by a waterfall of more, pins falling at his feet.

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. He had been surrounded by gilt and glitter his entire life—never quite touching it, always out of his reach. He had never been inside the duke‟s main country estate, his sire‟s, but he knew it rivaled this one.

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