By Sara Reinke
Charlotte Engle reveals herself at the unsuitable finish of a pistol whilst her trainer is stopped by means of infamous highwaymen, the Black Trio. even if Charlotte survives the come across none the more serious for put on, her mom, woman Epping, comes to a decision Charlotte is wanting a husband to guard her. Charlotte is susceptible to agree in basic terms while brought to Kenley Fairfax. Kenley is fascinating and good-looking, a tender lord with a sordid earlier and a name for difficulty. He’s simply the type to strike Charlotte’s fancy—and horrify her mom. whilst woman Epping arranges a wedding to an unbearable cad, notwithstanding, Kenley involves her rescue pointing out she has already agreed to marry him. Kenley charms and excites Charlotte greater than any guy she has ever met, yet can she fairly marry an individual she has identified under per week? a guy with secrets and techniques in his existence he retains fiercely guarded? let alone one her mom despises? The nearer Charlotte attracts to the reality approximately Kenley, the extra she realizes he should be able to way more treachery than she had believed attainable, and the extra she unearths herself fascinated about an online of deceit that incorporates late-night conspiracies, road theft, cold-blooded homicide, and—most unforeseen of all—love.
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I must say, if I was faced with such a thrilling prospect, I doubt I 55 could draw breath in full,” she said. ” asked a young man from behind them. He paused, making his way among the ladies toward the adjacent parlor, and looked at Payton with the corner of his mouth and his brow raised in amused tandem. ” Payton turned and spared him a cool glance. “Why, Lord Hallingbury,” she purred, her lips lifting in a thin, icy smile. “What a surprise to discover you tucked among the ladies, rather than at the card tables.
We are precious few in the entire county, then, who can claim recollection of the boy,” she said. ” “Mother,” Caroline said patiently. “He has been abroad—a Grand Tour in Germany and Italy all the while. ” “And it does not take a scholar to know why the former Lord Woodside dispatched him so,” Lady Epping said, her mouth turned disagreeably, as if she had tasted something unpleasant. “The boy was a ruﬃan and a scoundrel. I never approved of Reilly’s time spent with him. He never saw a moment’s discipline or instruction in proper manners.
Oh, she will last,” Reilly said. ” As the game resumed, Charlotte fell into her element. As much as she despised the conversations of women, she loved the discourse among men. Those at her table did not broach the subject of her robbery; they did not hound her for details or peer curiously at her. They did not care for such topics, ﬁnding them as trivial and inane as Charlotte did. Instead, they discussed politics and economics. Charlotte listened avidly, chiming in with her own points of view as she wished.
An Unexpected Engagement by Sara Reinke