AN Unlikely Countess: A Novel of the Malloren World by Jo Beverley

By Jo Beverley

Prudence Youlgrave is out to marry above her station and safe a cheerful existence. Catesby Burgoyne is out to proceed his noble family's reliable identify. whilst destiny pushes them jointly, they're married-but this inconvenient marriage of comfort speedy becomes anything a lot more...

Show description

Read or Download AN Unlikely Countess: A Novel of the Malloren World PDF

Similar regency books

The Counterfeit Mistress (Fairbourne Quartet, Book 3)

The sweetness. THE undercover agent. AND THE BEHOLDER.
From the loved long island instances bestselling Madeline Hunter comes this riveting old romance, during which a darkly handsome nobleman is decided to unmask a gentle and mysterious younger attractiveness. ..

A refugee from the struggle in France, Marielle Lyon has validated herself on the fringes of London society. Claiming to be the niece of an carried out aristocrat, Marielle welcomes the gossip that she is a undercover agent. The extra eyes she has staring at her, the higher secure she is--and the higher likelihood she has of saving her father's life.
A warrior at heart, Gavin Norwood, Viscount Kendale, could nonetheless be in uniform if now not for his older brother's premature dying. finally he's obvious, Kendale doesn't belief the French--or their femmes fatales. He has organize a surveillance community to ferret out undercover brokers, and he believes he's chanced on one within the tender, mysterious Marielle.
Ready to pounce on his tempting prey, Kendale arranges a gathering with Marielle, who's extra appealing and extra crafty than he expected. however the Viscount is able to do no matter what it takes to unmask her--even if it capacity taking part in a online game of seduction. ..

A Gentleman Undone (Blackshear Family, Book 2)

A seductive good looks turns the tables on a gentleman gaming for the guiltiest of pleasures during this wealthy and sensual Regency romance from cherished newcomer Cecilia Grant.
Lydia Slaughter is familiar with the video games males play—both out and in of the bed room. no longer afraid to bend the principles to fit her wishes, she fleeces Will Blackshear outright. The Waterloo hero had his personal bold time table for the gaming tables of London’s gentlemen’s golf equipment. yet now he antes up for a bet of wits and wish with Lydia, the streetwise temptress who retains him at arm’s length.
A stored lady in determined straits, Lydia has a pointy brain and a head for numbers. She gambles at the sly, hoping to win adequate to assert her independence. An alliance with Will on the tables could be a profitable proposition for them either. however the association includes dicey odds with emerging stakes, sweetened with unstated promise of fleshly delights. And any sleight of hand may well locate their hearts having a bet on anything neither can have the funds for to chance: love.

Always a Scoundrel (Notorious Gentlemen, Book 3)

By no means a gentleman . . . until eventually now.

Lord Bramwell Johns, the second one son of a duke, is an unrepentant scoundrel. Now that his closest acquaintances are disgustingly ensconced in household bliss, Bram is feeling unusually stressed. and never even relieving London's least deserving artistocrats in their ill-gotten jewels is enough—until the evening he overhears an issue. it appears woman Rosamund Davies is ready to be pressured into marriage with a rogue even worse than himself.

Rose is definitely conscious of Bram's scandalous recognition, so any cause of his surprising curiosity in her is suspect; extra so for the reason that he's shut buddies with the fellow approximately to damage her relations! She has her personal plan although, and Bram can be simply what she requires—as lengthy as she recalls that he's simply searching for himself. so long as she recalls that his kisses and caresses don't suggest whatever. so long as she will hold from thinking about even if she will belief a scoundrel . . . together with her middle.

Additional resources for AN Unlikely Countess: A Novel of the Malloren World

Sample text

Cate was definitely light-headed, so Perry, damn him, was right. He climbed down, noting that Perry was still in perfect order. His dark gray suit was hardly wrinkled, his linen white, his hair within the confines of its ribbon and bag. Even his nails were buffed to a shine. Cate had always assumed his elegance was the work of his valet, but in a great sacrifice, Perry had left Auguste to follow with Jeb and the extra luggage so he and Cate could travel at best speed. Perry’s clothing was also suitable for mourning, which Cate’s was not.

As Prudence herself had done. Henry Draydale, however, was not quite what she’d had in mind. ” “A blessing to have a family from the first, and evidence that you’ll soon add your own babies in the nursery. ” Prudence realized that she’d neglected her cup and sipped. It was cold. True, she wanted children, but Draydale . . ” “Difficult? ” Good probably meant obedient. Prudence knew she wasn’t a submissive woman. ” “Lud, sister, are you imagining a Bluebeard! His first died in childbirth, which is a danger we all must face.

Travel to Yorkshire with me? ” Cate wanted to, but his mind felt misty. ” He looked at the object presented. ” “My cook insists sweets are better for shock than brandy. ” Cate obeyed, and the mist did seem to clear a little. He sat again, sinking his head into his hands. “I can’t believe it. ” He flinched at his words and looked up. “I didn’t want this. ” “Of course I do. It’s a damned shame. ” “Yes, that’s possible. ” It wasn’t something to be spoken, not even to Perry, but Cate was sure his family—his mother and sister-in-law in particular—were appalled at the thought of him in control of the earldom.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 37 votes