By Julianne MacLean
Clara Wilson has come all of the solution to London to transparent her identify (after her wilfulness has left her rather unweddable around the ocean). yet ahead of she even has an opportunity to preparation her curtsey, she stumbles into the fingers of Seger Wolfe, Marquess of Rawdon. Clara hasn't ever felt love earlier than, yet she has doubtless while she meets the Marquess that this is often what it sounds like. Too undesirable love is the very last thing on her mind—she's right here to discover a husband, no longer a rake.
Every strong gossip understands that the notoriously prosperous Marquess enjoyed and misplaced years in the past, and few have overlooked the way in which his damaged center drove him from society ballrooms into society girls' bedrooms. but if he meets the lost Clara Wilson at one of many town's ever-so-scandalous mystery balls, the need he feels for her is simply too powerful, and it pulls him again into the swirl of aristocratic London. Now he reveals himself competing for the center of the beside the point good looks, and risking his personal center within the online game.
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Sophia sighed with frustration. ” Clara waved a finger at her older sister. “You told me James used to go to those balls when he was younger, and now look at him. He’s a perfect husband, Sophia. ” Sophia was quiet for a moment. ” A thrilling ripple of anticipation shimmied up Clara’s spine. ” Her sister hesitated, then went to her desk to sort through the invitations. “The Cakras Balls don’t always happen regularly. ” She continued to flip through, then stopped and stared at Clara. She handed her a card.
A chance, yes. Some people simply don’t care. Either way, it wouldn’t hurt to burn that dress you are wearing, and don’t wear that diamond pendant again. ” Perspiration began to stifle Clara. ” She glanced anxiously around the ballroom. “You can’t leave now. ” She began to primp the trimmings on Clara’s gown. “He has an open mind when it comes to foreigners, being half German himself, and thankfully for us, he has an eye for pretty ladies. ” She smiled, but Clara knew her sister well enough to see the concern in her eyes.
She led her away toward the other side of the ballroom. ” Clara whispered. ” “He did, but I didn’t get to see what we looked like from afar. ” She couldn’t help glancing over her shoulder again at the couple. They were now merely conversing and smiling. ” Sophia smiled at a gentleman as he passed. “Yes, especially when you consider the social caliber of the guests. ” They continued to move around the perimeter of the ballroom, watching the dancers. A gentleman caught Sophia’s eye and approached.