By Amanda Quick
Unique booklet: 1996
Imogen Waterstone has constantly prided herself on being a completely self sustaining younger lady, yet now she wishes a guy of implacable will and nerves of iron. That's why she invited Matthias Marshall, notorious Earl of Colchester, to her domestic in top Strickland. Who larger than the mythical explorer to assist her lay the best catch?
Her scheme is easy, fairly: She plans to permit or not it's identified that after she inherited her uncle's choice of antiquities, she additionally inherited a map to a superb historical treasure. She's definite that her enemy could threat bankruptcy in pursuit of the legendary artifact. And to make doubly certain the scoundrel took the bait, she wishes Colchester to faux that he's out to seduce Imogene in order that he, too, may possibly get his palms on her map.
Yet in all of her plotting, Imogene by no means anticipates Colchester's violent response to her request or her personal electrifying response to him. Neither does she anticipate malevolent risk could emerge from the labyrinth of London--sinister adequate to hazard her and Colchester's lives.
From the Paperback edition.
Read or Download Mischief PDF
Best regency books
Geoffrey Kane, Earl of Kanewood refuses to consider something greater than ardour. 4 years in the past, his fiancée betrayed him and he has no wish to event that back so whilst he meets the attractive Rebecca Kingsley, it’s ardour before everything sight. And in simple terms ardour. Rebecca has led a truly quiet existence operating for her father at a small kingdom resort.
From the miraculous ballrooms of glittering London society to extraordinary, cursed property within the far-off wilds of Yorkshire, comes the deliciously depraved tale of a completely unconventional courtship—and an exhilarating middle of the night rendezvous which could in basic terms result in love. .. At 4 and twenty Victoria Huntington concept herself rather adept at fending off fortune hunters.
A contemporary profession girl push back in time into the glittering Regency interval and the hands of an unscrupulous rake…Josephine Drummond is a qualified paranormal researcher (aka, a ghostbuster) employed to end up that the ghost of Lord Deverell Thornton, the very good-looking Earl and a infamous rake in his time, haunts the crumbling Waite fort.
The 3rd Bride novel is a charm—from the number 1 manhattan instances bestselling writer. Sinjun Sherbrooke is tired of the London season, until eventually she spies Colin Kinross throughout a crowded dance floor—and bargains to be his bride. .. The Sherbrooke sequence additionally contains The Sherbrooke Bride, The Hellion Bride, The Scottish Bride, Mad Jack, The Courtship, Pendragon, The Sherbrooke Twins, Lyon's Gate, Wizard's Daughter, and Prince of Ravenscar.
Extra resources for Mischief
It had just begun to snow when he escorted her outside, having sweetly and successfully demanded a fair price for the flour, confusing the poor shopkeeper with more than one obscure quotation befitting the situation. He would never forget her glee when she caught a fat flake on the tip of her tongue. She had laughingly remarked that he seemed to bring a change in weather whenever she saw him, but he thought it nothing compared to the storm brewing inside him.
She cried gleefully, and followed it with another peal of melodious laughter. He supposed he should be thankful she was not hysterical after the scare, but merely amused. Greatly amused—her dulcet laughter was infectious. " he asked, a grin slowly spreading his lips. She shook her head, making the tiny wisps of curls dance around her flawless face. " She peeked up at him through thick, curly lashes. "I am quite mortified, you know! I landed right on top of you! " Alex chuckled as he bent to retrieve his coat.
Oh God, oh God, his lips were so soft! With a smile, he dropped her hand and stepped away, swinging up onto the back of his horse. " He touched the brim of his hat in something of a salute, and sent Jupiter galloping back the way they had come. Lauren stood rooted to her spot for a long moment, lightly touching her temple where his fingers had been. When he had at last disappeared from sight, she pivoted and flew to the manor house, bursting through the back door with an absurd giddiness. " With a beatific grin for her brother, she floated up the stairs to her own room.
Mischief by Amanda Quick