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

By Mary Balogh

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

Step right into a global of scandal, intrigue, and captivating ardour as
ny instances bestselling writer Mary Balogh sweeps us into the lives of a rare kin: the Huxtables. Margaret, the eldest, embarks at the such a lot risqué event of her existence and concurs to marry the main infamous guy in London.

Only desperation may perhaps deliver Duncan Pennethorne, the notorious Earl of Sheringford, again domestic after the outstanding scandal that had stunned even the jaded ton. pressured to wed in fifteen days or be bring to a halt with out a penny, Duncan chooses the only girl in London in frantic want of a husband. A mislead an past love forces Margaret Huxtable to simply accept the impossible to resist stranger’s provide. yet as soon as she discovers who he relatively is, it’s too late—she’s already betrothed to the wickedly sensual rakehell. speedy she matters an ultimatum: If Duncan desires her, he needs to woo her. And as ardour slowly ignites, humans marrying for all of the flawed purposes are getting to know the fun of seduction—and looking forward to the beautiful excitement of what comes after….

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It could be only John. No one else looked that good riding a stallion—or anything else, for that matter. The very idea made her eyes narrow further. Oh, he was a rogue! She continued observing him as he rode across the far pasture at a hellish pace. Freed from its queue, his gilded hair flew behind him as he bent low over the horse's neck to gain speed. She recognized that stance—it was a trait of John's that most people overlooked. Blinded by his apparent laissez-faire attitude and stunning looks, not many saw the iron determination well hidden beneath the mantle of the devil-may-care rake.

What could she be thinking? He said as much. " Chloe put up her hand to forestall him. "Please hear me out, John. " John placed one booted foot up on the edge of the bench he was sitting on and laced his hands around his knee. Bending his head forward, he purposely made his green eyes go round with feigned interest. He did nothing to disguise the mocking dimple in his cheek. " Pursing her lips at his annoying attitude, Chloe began her practiced speech. " He placed his palm over his heart. Chloe decided right then and there she would pay him back for this at a later time.

Therefore, the table at Chacun à Son Goût was exceptionally well laid. So why had he suddenly lost his appetite? John gazed across the table to the young woman cheerfully scarfing down her coq au vin. Prosaically, he acknowledged the source of his problem. Cherchez la femme. It wasn't Chloe's ridiculous pronouncement that she intended to imitate his manner of life that had startled him the most. Obviously she wasn't serious and had only been goading him—a thing Chloe always took great pleasure in doing.

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