The earl, conscience-stricken, tries to make amends by offering her a position as his mistress, but when she refuses, he gives her a letter to take to his grandmother in London. In it he begs his grandmother to find employment for Miss Moore. Neither he nor Jessica expects that the offered employment will be as his wife.
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Instead, she accepts the offer of his best friend. Jane matthews has been secretly in love with the charming, very handsome Viscount Fairfax for a long time—since well before his marriage, in fact.
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He can ignore the impending event and proceed on his way home to his estate. Christopher has no reason to care about the woman who had so little faith in him seven years ago. Seven years ago, christopher Atwell, newly and happily married to Lady Elizabeth Ward, was framed for several misdemeanors. But what? And why?
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The treasure huntconstance manning is eagerly looking forward to her twentieth birthday, when her secret engagement to the man who has been her dearest friend all her life is finally to be revealed to her family and friends. She is intelligent and well-read as well as being plainly dressed and unalluring.
But her hard-won peace is put to the test when the Marquess of Ashendon takes up residence nearby—the very man who caused her banishment. The betrothal ballthe earl of dearborne had returned to his country home to host a house party and pay court to the beautiful daughter of one of his guests. Yet it is the governess to whose company he finds himself repeatedly drawn.
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Golden rosethe master of ceremonies in Bath has devised an intriguing plan for the annual Valentine’s ball at the Assembly Rooms. But when roger bradshaw sends a golden rose to the lady of his choice, his mischievous young cousin, entrusted with delivering it, presents it to another young lady he considers more worthy.
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A day for lovethe substitute guestclaire Ward is invited at the last moment to a Valentine’s house party when another guest withdraws.
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. This time he has honorable intentions toward her, but Harriet misunderstands and impulsively agrees to become his mistress for a short while until she returns home.
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