By Georgette Heyer
"Graceful and fascinating ... the simplest type of 'escape' story." -LIBRARY JOURNAL
What turns out a wedding of convenience...
When younger newlywed girl Nell Cardross starts off to fill her days with model and frivolity, the earl has to wonder if she fairly did marry him for his funds, as his relatives so helpfully indicates. And now Nell does not dare inform him the reality ...
Is getting trickier all of the time...
He idea he was once marrying for romance, yet among his difficulty over his wife's spending sprees, rescuing her impulsive brother from one scrape after one other, and trying to hinder his personal part sister from a disastrous elopement, it is no ask yourself the much–tried earl cannot see the place he is long past flawed ...
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You been taking part in deep, Nell? ’ ‘No, no! it's a courtroom costume of Chantilly lace, and that i can't – can't! – inform Cardross! ’ ‘What, you don’t suggest to assert he’s grew to become out to be a screw? ’ exclaimed the Viscount. ‘No! He has been crushingly beneficiant to me, simply i used to be so silly, and it appeared as though I had a lot cash that – good, I by no means took the least heed, Dy, and the top of it was once that I received rather shockingly into debt! ’ ‘Good God, there’s little need to fall into flat melancholy, if that’s all! ’ acknowledged the Viscount, relieved.
Promised her I’d see all tidy. i would have performed it, too, if she hadn’t taken a distempered freak into her head. And why she could be forged into excessive fidgets in simple terms simply because she’s a trifle scorched I’m damned if i do know. an individual might imagine Cardross used to be going to find it the following day! except I pass over my tip, there’s no the reason is, he may still ever comprehend something approximately it, yet it’s little need watching for me to elevate the wind within the short while. yet that’s girls everywhere! ’ He became to choose up his great-coat. Mr Hethersett watched him shrug himself into it.
Is it so very important? in my opinion, masquerades at Chiswick –’ ‘No, certainly, yet you probably did promise Letty she may still attend it! it's the first she has ever been to, and she or he has had the prettiest domino made, and – and that i needs to personal i feel it'd be dreadfully shabby to inform her now that she can't move! ’ ‘Hang Letty! Can’t she – No, i guess no longer. rather well: I won’t tease you to compliment me. ’ ‘I want I might,’ she acknowledged wistfully. He smiled at her, yet particularly quizzically, and collected one other of the invitation playing cards.
He’s in it! ’ With this, he thrust the Viscount into the trainer, gave a moved quickly course to the jarvey, climbed into the trainer himself, and slammed the door. Fourteen It appeared at the beginning as if the force to Grosvenor sq. used to be to be enlivened through a brawl, for even if the Viscount’s brain have been diverted via the lack of his good friend, this aberration used to be yet of brief length. No had he happy himself that Mr Fancot was once nonetheless with them than he chanced on that Mr Hethersett used to be additionally with them, and took fast exception to his presence.
She used to be consistently liable to admiration, and she or he got such a lot of compliments on her visual appeal in a brand new and speeding gown of light lemon-coloured crape worn over a slip of white sarsnet, that Nell quickly observed, to her reduction, that she had deserted her die-away air, and used to be ready to get pleasure from herself. presently after midday the porter at Cardross condominium opened the door to the Viscount Dysart. His lordship, who used to be dressed for go back and forth, in breeches and top-boots, trod rapidly into the corridor, and demanded his sister.