By Brenda Hiatt
Betrothed?How, and not using a moment's forethought, might gorgeous. leave out Quinn Peverill be engaged to be married to a guy she slightly is familiar with? Lord Marcus Northrop is good-looking and bold, and probably a prize for any keen maid. yet all it takes is a small sequence of mishaps and a whiff of scandal, and without warning this stranger is her groom-to-be!Marcus can't most likely marry! it'll intervene along with his existence. nonetheless, there's something to be acknowledged for this sensuous, headstrong girl -- and the need she enflames inside him easily can't be neglected. What he does not be aware of is that Quinn guards secrets and techniques of her personal -- and stocks with him a lust for perilous event. yet will this ardour be adequate to hitch harmful double lives whilst neither Quinn nor Marcus dares to like?
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He exclaimed. "You're safe! " To her mortification, the captain pulled her into the parlor, where no fewer than six other people were assembled--her aunt and uncle, Lady Constance, Lady Mountheath of all people, and two others she did not recognize. Behind her, Marcus cleared his throat. "Yes, sir, she is safe, but she has had quite a fright. " Quinn heartily agreed, but Lady Claridge was staring at her in horrified outrage--as were most of the others. " she demanded. Then, to Marcus, "My lord, I had thought better of you than this.
May... " Lord Peter stepped forward, shooting a glance of disgust at his elder brother. "You mustn't mind Robert, Miss Peverill. He's insufferably high in the instep, already fancying himself a duke. Only brought him along because his carriage was ready. Marcus, help her into it, there's a good lad. " With a warm rush of gratitude and relief, Quinn smiled at Lord Peter, then extended her hand to Lord Marcus. When he took it without a word to help her into the carriage, she glanced up at him. His lips were pressed tightly together, as though in barely suppressed fury, and he avoided her eye.
Are you nearly ready? " Quinn nodded. "Monette still has to pin up my hair, but that is all. " She steadfastly tried to ignore the sudden trembling in her stomach. Everything was happening so quickly, and she felt powerless to stop it. "I'll send her to you at once, then. And pray remember that even at a private, family ceremony, gossip has eyes and ears everywhere. Society would love to see the daughter of Lady Glynna create another scandal for their amusement. " With that admonition, Lady Claridge swept the others from the room before Quinn could formulate any sort of response.
A Rebellious Bride by Brenda Hiatt