By Stephanie Laurens
Unique booklet: 1997
Antonia Mannering refused to turn into an previous maid!
She was once a tender lady with plans, and Lord Philip Ruthven performed a wide half in them. even though the adolescence associates had no longer obvious each other in years, she used to be completely acutely aware that Philip had no loss of lady companionship. yet he had by no means married, and it used to be excessive time he did. If she may perhaps turn out to him that she used to be able to operating his domestic and wouldn't shame him in society, Antonia was once definite he may suggest a comfy association. yet by no means had she anticipated that their hearts may by some means locate their approach into the bargain!
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Yes, you are, or you wouldn’t have gotten yourself into trouble a fortnight ago. Trouble, Lucy mentally snorted, wasn’t the beginning of what she’d gotten herself into. She’d been impulsive and headstrong, and yes…childish. “My dear, I worry for your health is all,” Stonebrook said as the horses pulled the carriage up the sloped drive of Black’s town house. “You’ve not been yourself for months now, and while I know you would wish to have your mama here for these sorts of discussions, surely you must know that Lady Black would listen and help you with anything that might be troubling you.
I hadn’t noticed the chill. ” She fumbled over the turned leg of a table, her hands outstretched before her, searching for obstacles. Rosie, her liver and white springer spaniel pressed against her, her muzzle nudging Elizabeth’s wrist, steering her away from danger. Tamping down the impulse to go to her and help her, he rose from his chair and turned his back, his attention on the fire. Elizabeth was a proud woman. And damn stubborn, too. Two traits they shared, inherited from their tyrannical father.
But she couldn’t very well inform her father of such a fact. She herself should know nothing of it. Lucy barely understood this strange Brethren that Sussex and Lord Black belonged to, but it didn’t matter. During her study of the occult, she had stumbled across it, discovering not only who the Brethren were, but the relics they kept hidden. She had sworn an oath of silence, promising never to speak of their little group to anyone. And in return, her own shocking secret would be kept from her father, and the microcosm that was their world—the ton.