By Stephanie Laurens
Marriage is out of the query! A winning horse breeder and self-proclaimed rake, Harry Lester samples girls like wines. yet after having his center trampled upon by way of somebody he really enjoyed, he has no purpose of falling for a lady back, not to mention be ensnared by means of the seize of marriage. Now, with a wide inheritance to his identify, Harry is familiar with that he'd top commence operating from London's matchmaking moms and widows. Harry heads for the racing city of Newmarket, basically to come across Mrs. Lucinda Babbacombe, a gorgeous, autonomous widow. And sooner than he understands it, Harry vows to guard Lucinda from town choked with lonely playing males, regardless of her refusal to simply accept his numerous deals of aid. Lucinda is impressive -- an clever, smooth, marriage worthwhile lady -- yet will Harry allow himself be taken prisoner during this so much passionate of traps?
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Without waiting to be asked, he crossed to open the shutters. The sunlight played ~on. a dreary scene. Yellowing whitewash flaked from he walls; the ewer and basin were both cracked. The bedclothes Lucinda mentally consigned to the flames without further thought. The furniture, however, was solid—oak as far as she could tell. Both the bed and the chest of drawers could, with a little care, be restored to acceptable state. Pursing her lips, Lucinda nodded. She turned and swept out of the door, past Harry Lester, lounging against the frame.
He glanced back at the woman, still chatting to his favorite stallion. If it wasn’t for the fact they would shortly be surrounded by crowds, he might be inclined to share his henchman’s pessimism. But the race-track, in full view of the multitudes, was surely safe enough. “If we leave now,” he said, returning to her side, “we can stroll to the track in time for the first race. ” She smiled her acquiescence and laid her hand on his arm. ” Smiling down into her blue eyes, Harry shook his head. html was thinking.
Harry wasn’t sure whether to laugh or frown. He glanced back at the woman, still chatting to his favorite stallion. If it wasn’t for the fact they would shortly be surrounded by crowds, he might be inclined to share his henchman’s pessimism. But the race-track, in full view of the multitudes, was surely safe enough. “If we leave now,” he said, returning to her side, “we can stroll to the track in time for the first race. ” She smiled her acquiescence and laid her hand on his arm. ” Smiling down into her blue eyes, Harry shook his head.