An Affair of Honor

By Candice Hern

Lovers of the normal Regency Romances of Georgette Heyer, Barbara Metzger, and Jo Beverley will get pleasure from this witty, unique romance from big apple instances bestselling writer Candice Hern. Meg Ashburton's unmarried London Season were a catastrophe. thin, red-haired, and 6-feet tall, she were neglected as a trifling gawky bumpkin by way of all of Society, particularly through the gents. apart from one guy. Lord Sedgewick had danced along with her, and she or he had secretly fallen in love with him. Now, six years later, a carriage twist of fate close to Meg's kingdom domestic unearths a seriously-injured Sedge pondering he is useless, with a red-haired angel bending over him. Meg does her top to insure that the single guy she's ever enjoyed does not die whereas below her family's care. As he recovers, she has a moment probability at love with him. but if he eventually makes her a suggestion, it's not the type that Meg can settle for. Or can she?

From a recognized stud farm within the Suffolk nation-state to the ballrooms of London, Regency England comes alive during this captivating romance.

"Ms. Hern exquisitely develops her beautiful love tale with richly textured characterizations and impeccable craftsmanship." --Romantic instances

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I... i needed to speak about... approximately what we mentioned the day you left Thornhill. " Sedge's center did a somersault in his chest. She had replaced her brain! "Yes? " he caused, retaining his voice as point as attainable. "Well," she persevered, losing her eyes, as though all of sudden bashful, "I were giving it loads of notion. Your... your supply, that's. " "Is that so? " Banking his pleasure, Sedge however concept he may explode with pleasure. yet he wouldn't rush her. allow her say what she desired to say, what he desperately desired to pay attention.

She put an arm round the previous woman's shoulders and led her towards the door. "I don't care what you stated, I had excessive hopes, Meggie. and i'm very disillusioned in that younger guy. " So am I, Gram. So am I. bankruptcy sixteen Sedge tipped the brandy decanter over and poured the final of its contents into his glass. Blast. Empty back. He must ring for Wigan to uncork one other bottle. He shook the decanter in order that its final golden drops trickled into his glass. As he held the bottle, the sunshine from the hearth shot via its blue glass like a celeb sapphire, entrancing him momentarily with its excessive colour.

She had replaced her brain! "Yes? " he triggered, preserving his voice as point as attainable. "Well," she persevered, losing her eyes, as though unexpectedly bashful, "I were giving it loads of inspiration. Your... your provide, that's. " "Is that so? " Banking his pleasure, Sedge however proposal he may explode with pleasure. yet he wouldn't rush her. allow her say what she desired to say, what he desperately desired to listen. simply then could he weigh down her smooth breasts opposed to his chest once more. "Yes," Meg acknowledged. "I have had time to ...

Continuously insists I hold a gun once we commute. areas a loaded gun inside my achieve with each trip. " Albert became and waved a finger towards the sword case. "So he placed it there? no longer you? " "Yes," Sedge answered. "But I observed it once I sat down. He quite often tucks it somewhere the place it's either inconspicuous and convenient. " "And that one," Albert acknowledged, nonetheless pointing, "the one he passed you. Is that one loaded, too? " "Of path. He easily retrieved the second one gun from the touring case. He has without doubt already reloaded the 1st one.

I'm going to lend you my arm," she stated, "to help you down the steps. Your different crutch—" She stopped as whatever peculiar stuck her eye. "Hold on a moment," she acknowledged, retrieving her arm and leaving Sedge the place he stood, part propped opposed to the hall wall. Meg bent down and tested the ground simply on the very fringe of the touchdown. a gloomy patch of a thick, oily residue of a few sort covered the dry-scrubbed wood floorboards. "No ask yourself you slipped," she stated, having a look up at Sedge, assembly his eye for the 1st time considering pulling herself from his include.

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