By Stephanie Laurens
Marriage is out of the query! A profitable horse breeder and self-proclaimed rake, Harry Lester samples ladies like wines. yet after having his middle trampled upon via an individual he truly enjoyed, he has no purpose of falling for a girl back, not to mention be ensnared by means of the capture of marriage. Now, with a wide inheritance to his identify, Harry is aware that he'd top commence operating from London's matchmaking moms and widows. Harry heads for the racing city of Newmarket, merely to come across Mrs. Lucinda Babbacombe, a gorgeous, autonomous widow. And earlier than he understands it, Harry vows to guard Lucinda from the city filled with lonely playing males, regardless of her refusal to just accept his numerous deals of aid. Lucinda is impressive -- an clever, soft, marriage invaluable lady -- yet will Harry enable himself be taken prisoner during this so much passionate of traps?
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Thanks to her protector. “Good—oh! I’d best be on my way, then. See you at the track, Lester With an awkward bow and a cheery wave, the youthful sprig hurried off. Harry snorted. “Thank you for your assistance, Mr. ” Lucinda slanted him a smile. ” Harry took full note of the quality of her smile. Coolly, he inclined his head and waved her on in Jenkins’s wake. By the end of her tour, Lucinda was impressed. The Barbican Arms, and Mr. Jenkins, were a far cry from the Green Goose and Jake Blount.
Seems to be. I told the boy to just let her run—no point marshalling her resources if it’s still weak. ” Harry nodded. ” Hamish nodded and effaced himself with the alacrity of a man nervous around females, at least those not equine in nature. Suppressing a grin, Harry lifted a brow at his companion. ” The look she bent on him was confidently assured. “You shouldn’t have brought me to see yours, then. They are truly the most distractingly beautiful specimens I’ve ever seen. ” Harry couldn’t suppress his smile.
Mabberly would not know where to start with such as Blount—he’s of a somewhat timid disposition. ” “Laudable though such sentiments might be, Mrs. Babbacombe, I do hope—” Harry broke off as she stopped and looked consideringly across the street. “ What is it? ” Absent-mindedly, Lucinda glanced up. ” She glanced back at the busy inn across the street. “But it looks rather crowded. Perhaps tomorrow morning would be better? ” Harry stared at her, an unwelcome suspicion slowly crystallizing in his brain.
An Unwilling Conquest (Mira Historical Romance) by Stephanie Laurens