The Convenient Marriage (Regency Romances)

By Georgette Heyer

"A author of serious wit and style... i have learn her books to ragged shreds." -Kate Fenton, day-by-day Telegraph

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Horatia Winwood is just supporting her family
When the Earl of Rule proposes marriage to her sister Lizzie, Horatia bargains herself in its place. Her sister is already in love with another individual, and Horatia is keen to sacrifice herself for her family's happiness. we all know she's no attractiveness, yet she'll do her most sensible to maintain out of the Earl's approach and make him a superb spouse. after which the Earl's archenemy, Sir Robert, units out to wreck her reputation...

The Earl of Rule has stumbled on simply the spouse he wants
Unbeknownst to Horatia, the Earl is enchanted through her. there is easily no manner he'll allow her get into difficulty. Overcoming a few faulty aid from Horatia's harebrained brother and a employed highwayman, the Earl routs his previous enemy, and wins over his younger spouse, gifting her with a love that she by no means suggestion she may perhaps expect.

"Reading Georgette Heyer is the subsequent smartest thing to studying Jane Austen."-PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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"One of Georgette Heyer's extra exciting tales."

"Horry is an lovely imp whereas Rule within the most sensible 'Heyerian' culture is a rogue grew to become stunning and also you have no idea even if to hit him or kiss him! it is a fabulous e-book and is one who might be learn persistently again."

"A author of significant wit and style... i have learn her books to ragged shreds." -Kate Fenton, day-by-day Telegraph

Horatia Winwood is just assisting her family
When the Earl of Rule proposes marriage to her sister Lizzie, Horatia deals herself as a substitute. Her sister is already in love with another person, and Horatia is prepared to sacrifice herself for her family's happiness. we all know she's no attractiveness, yet she'll do her top to maintain out of the Earl's approach and make him a great spouse. after which the Earl's archenemy, Sir Robert, units out to wreck her reputation...

The Earl of Rule has discovered simply the spouse he wants
Unbeknownst to Horatia, the Earl is enchanted through her. there is easily no manner he will enable her get into difficulty. Overcoming a few inaccurate support from Horatia's harebrained brother and a employed highwayman, the Earl routs his previous enemy, and wins over his younger spouse, gifting her with a love that she by no means notion she may expect.

"Reading Georgette Heyer is the subsequent smartest thing to studying Jane Austen."-PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

WHAT READERS SAY:
"I could not positioned it down, and that i could not cease laughing!"

"The tale is amazing, and the characters are effortless to fall in love with."

"I've learn each novel via Georgette Heyer... this is often certainly one among her best... very unique and funny."

"One of Georgette Heyer's extra fascinating tales."

"Horry is an lovely imp whereas Rule within the most sensible 'Heyerian' culture is a rogue grew to become wonderful and also you do not know even if to hit him or kiss him! it is a awesome e-book and is one who may be learn repeatedly again."

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With all my heart,’ bowed Lethbridge, and rose, providing his arm. She laid her hand on it, and so they left the field jointly, wending their manner around the house that lay among it and the main pavilion. Skirting a gaily chattering workforce, Horatia said with her said stammer: ‘Where we could p-play, R-Robert? no longer in that c-crowded card-room! It wouldn’t be discreet. ’ A tall lady in an apple-green domino became her head speedy, and stared after Horatia, her lips simply parted in shock. ‘Certainly not,’ acknowledged Lethbridge.

Lethbridge didn't answer, yet taking a key from his pocket unlocked one of many drawers of his table and drew out a handbag. This he tossed around the room to his visitor, announcing in brief: ‘Take it, and be off with you. And bear in mind, my good friend, to maintain your mouth close. ’ ‘God love yer, may possibly I shove the tumbler if ever i used to be one to squeak! ’ stated the frieze-clad gentleman indignantly. He shook the contents of the handbag out directly to the desk and started to inform over the cash. Lethbridge’s lip curled. ‘You can spare your self the trials.

Inspiration her ladyship, what a dance she might lead him! It was once larger, much better than she had deliberate. Elizabeth’s docility should not have replied the aim close to so good as Horatia’s turbulence. Why, she instructed herself, he’ll haven't a moment’s peace and no time in any respect for that odious Massey creature! That Rule foresaw the unquiet destiny that so overjoyed his sister appeared unbelievable. He persevered to go to in Hertford road, and no trace of parting crossed his lips. girl Massey bought him in her rose and silver boudoir days after the declaration of his betrothal.

She requested. ‘To be frank with you, Horry, no: i used to be not,’ Rule responded. ‘You should forgive my stupidity. i didn't imagine that you'd inform me. ’ ‘W-well, I don’t imagine I must have informed you if woman M-Massey hadn’t visible me,’ acknowledged Horatia candidly. ‘And I d-don’t feel Robert could have defined it, since it m-makes him glance rather ridiculous. and that i w-wouldn’t have spoken to him back. Now I see, after all, that he didn't behave so very b-badly in any case, notwithstanding i need to say I d-don’t imagine he must have proposed that stake, do you?

Charlotte, you shall now not say that! ’ stated Elizabeth with unwonted stringency. ‘What may still he imagine yet that our dearest is yet an impulsive baby? ’ ‘We needs to wish it,’ Charlotte stated seriously. ‘But if she has divulged your attachment to Edward Heron I worry that every one is at an finish. We who comprehend and cost pricey Horry don't detect her blemishes, yet what gentleman might interact to marry her instead of the wonderful thing about the family members? ’ ‘I considered that myself,’ admitted Horatia. ‘He s-says he thinks he'll develop used to my horrid eyebrows relatively simply.

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