By Mary Balogh
“This is Mary Balogh at her riveting best.”—#1 big apple Times bestselling writer Debbie Macomber
Gwendoline, woman Muir, has visible her percentage of tragedy. content material in a quiet existence with family and friends, the younger widow has no wish to marry back. but if Hugo, Lord Trentham, scoops her up in his palms after a fall, she feels a sensation that either shocks and emboldens her. Hugo is a gentleman in identify in basic terms: a conflict hero whose bravery earned him a name, a merchant’s son who inherited his wealth. he's happiest whilst operating the land, yet responsibility and name now call for that he reveals a spouse. Hugo doesn’t desire to court docket Gwen, but he can't withstand her guileless demeanour, infectious snigger, and beautiful face. He desires her, yet will she have him? The dour ex-military officer who so gallantly carried Gwen to safeguard is a guy who wishes a lesson in successful a woman’s middle. yet via courtship and seduction, Gwen quickly reveals that with each one kiss, and with each caress, Hugo captivates her more—with his hope, with his love, and with the promise of forever.
“[Mary Balogh] writes with wit and knowledge. . . . The Proposal is either relocating and unique and the start of what can provide to be a very good series.”—Romance reports Today
“A historic romance of bizarre thoughtfulness and depth.”—Publishers Weekly
Includes a preview of Mary Balogh’s The association.
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He’d enjoyed her company the way he did spring days and fine meals. She flirted effortlessly, sometimes provocatively, but never crassly. And he wasn’t a fool. He’d made a decision that she would be his next wife, knowing the conclusion of the courtship was as good as foregone, as he was a wealthy duke and she was the daughter of a titled but nearly penniless baron. Still, he’d courted her like the gentleman he’d been raised to be, astounding everyone. But he didn’t want to know whether his future wife could be easily had, so he’d kissed her only once.
Because she’d fired his imagination more than any other woman had in so long. . simplicity. She wasn’t stupid; wasn’t complex. He’d enjoyed her company the way he did spring days and fine meals. She flirted effortlessly, sometimes provocatively, but never crassly. And he wasn’t a fool. He’d made a decision that she would be his next wife, knowing the conclusion of the courtship was as good as foregone, as he was a wealthy duke and she was the daughter of a titled but nearly penniless baron. Still, he’d courted her like the gentleman he’d been raised to be, astounding everyone.
It was more an order than a suggestion, and she knew this well. And likely rumors about the reasons for her hasty departure would find fertile ground in her absence, and none of them would be charitable. She would likely be unmarriageable in the wake of them. At least to anyone of quality and rank. It was only what she’d earned. He watched in silence as the ramifications sank in. . ” Her voice was trembling now. Gone was arrogance. In its place was entreaty. . ” Even now her sensual rasp of a voice stealthily slipped past his sense and brushed against his senses, and even now they responded like a cat stroked awake from sleep.
The Proposal (The Survivors' Club, Book 1) by Mary Balogh