By Stephanie Laurens
Marriage is out of the query! A profitable horse breeder and self-proclaimed rake, Harry Lester samples ladies like wines. yet after having his center trampled upon by means of an individual he really enjoyed, he has no goal of falling for a lady back, not to mention be ensnared by means of the catch of marriage. Now, with a wide inheritance to his identify, Harry is aware that he'd most sensible begin working from London's matchmaking moms and widows. Harry heads for the racing city of Newmarket, purely to come across Mrs. Lucinda Babbacombe, a stunning, self sustaining widow. And earlier than he understands it, Harry vows to guard Lucinda from town jam-packed with lonely playing males, regardless of her refusal to just accept his numerous bargains of support. Lucinda is outstanding -- an clever, gentle, marriage valuable lady -- yet will Harry permit himself be taken prisoner during this so much passionate of traps?
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They are truly the most distractingly beautiful specimens I’ve ever seen. ” Harry couldn’t suppress his smile. “But you haven’t seen the best of them. Those on that side are two and three-year-olds—for my money, the older ones are more gracious. Come, I’ll show you. ” She seemed only too ready to be led down the opposite row of boxes, dutifully admiring the geldings and mares. html Harry’s pockets. “This is old Cribb—a persistent devil. ” Leaving her patting the stallion’s nose, Harry went to a barrel by the wall.
Lord Norwich and the rest of the crowd turned away, already intent on the next race. Still conscious of the fading thrill, Lucinda looked around, then cast a glance upwards. Harry smiled. “And you have my heartfelt thanks, too, my dear. ” Lucinda met his eyes—and stopped breathing. ” She felt his fingers on hers; she watched as he raised her hand and brushed his lips across the backs of her fingers. A long shiver traced its path down her spine, leaving an odd warmth in its wake. With an effort she veiled her eyes, breaking his spell.
The big man nodded. Lucinda nodded decisively back. “Very well—you may conduct me over the inn. ” Without pause, she swept about. ” She glided towards the door, her skirts stirring up dust eddies. From the corner of her eye, she saw Blount stare, open-mouthed, then come hurrying around the counter. Harry Lester simply stood and watched her, an inscrutable expression on his face. Lucinda swept on—into the gloomy, heavily shuttered room. ” Blount cast her a flustered glance, then lumbered to the windows.
An Unwilling Conquest (Mira Historical Romance) by Stephanie Laurens