American Duchess (Signet Regency Romance)

By Joan Wolf

Decided that his daughter should still marry an English nobleman, English-born American William Bodmin sends his daughter, Tracy, to satisfy the proud Duke of Hastings, who has promised to marry her. Reissue.

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He's a type of younger guy you haven't met prior to. we don't have younger males like that during the USA. ” there has been unmistakable admiration in Mr. Bodmin’s voice and Tracy acknowledged easily, “Would it please you to determine me the spouse of this type of guy, Papa? ” “Yes, it would,” got here the unhesitating answer, “Why? ” “He represents a life-style i like very much,” stated Mr. Bodmin, and his eyes went to the window, to the large, ideal garden that stretched away under him. “When i believe of my very own existence, I notice that my sole target has regularly been to earn cash.

He lived in Salem, Adrian, and he was once one in every of my father’s captains sooner than he turned an proprietor himself. ” “You suggest you grew up understanding him? ” “Well, no longer precisely. i used to be away in class greatly, you spot. ” His silence indicated truly that he didn't see and Tracy bit her lip. “I particularly purely met Adam after I left college and got here domestic to dwell. ” She checked out her husband and smiled a bit ruefully. “I think there’s no damage in telling you. I nearly married Adam, Adrian. ” He placed his teacup down, rose and walked restlessly to the chimneypiece.

Bodmin’s departure. He used to be leaving early within the morning to force to Dover, the place his send was once ready, so his dinner at Berkeley sq. along with his daughter and son-in-law used to be to be his farewell. Tracy obtained in the course of the dinner mostly end result of the Duke. It used to be his genius for allure that buoyed up father and daughter and solid a glow of heat and cheerfulness that the 2 have been scarcely feeling. as a result of him it was once virtually attainable to think that they have been parting in simple terms quickly, that many strong occasions lay forward sooner or later.

She used to be girl Bridgewater and her husband, the Earl of Bridgewater, used to be a member of Lord Liverpool’s govt. This used to be a political reception she was once webhosting and many of the diplomatic group were invited. The Bodmins weren't from the diplomatic neighborhood. whilst Richard Rush had written to invite if he may possibly convey them, he had given just a sketchy history of his viewers; yet girl Bridgewater had performed a few checking of her personal. She appeared now, appraisingly, on the tall, wide-shouldered guy whom she have been informed was once the best person send proprietor within the usa and the wealthiest guy in New England.

You need to do no matter what you please,” he spoke back. “I wish, although, that it'll please you to force out with me for a bit this afternoon? ” “That will be lovely,” acknowledged Tracy. “May i am going with you to Winchelsea, Adrian? ” Harry requested eagerly. His brother checked out him dampeningly. “I inspiration you labored together with your show within the morning? ” “I will paintings two times as difficult this afternoon,” Harry guaranteed him earnestly. The Duke sighed. “Oh, rather well. Will you excuse us, pass over Bodmin? ” “Certainly. get pleasure from your trip.

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