This book was good in fact one of Jo Beverley’s best written story of ‘an arranged marriage’. Though I did not care for Lucian hitting Beth, I did understand were. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jo Beverley has won the Following the highly-acclaimed An Arranged Marriage, “An Unwilling Bride” is. Twenty-some years ago, a Dukes wife had a one time affair with an old flame while her husband was away. She gets pregnant & her husband realizes the child.
|Published (Last):||19 May 2009|
|PDF File Size:||16.80 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||19.49 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
How do I upload a book? Christina Dodd My Favorite Bride. Katharine Ashe A Lady’s Wish. Christina Dodd Once a Knight.
Detailed Review Summary of An Unwilling Bride by Jo Beverley
Katherine Kingsley Call Down the Moon. Katherine Kingsley No Greater Love.
On the bookshelves All. Sign in or Register. Chapter 1 April, “Hell and damnation. The duke sat behind his massive, carved desk attending to the day’s correspondence. His spectacles, only ever used for reading, were perched on his long straight nose as he reread the missive which had caused the exclamation. Westall, a long, thin gentleman who gave the impression of being stretched—like a figure in an el Greco undilling to return to his own work, but his mind was all on the duke.
An Unwilling Bride (Company of Rogues, book 2) by Jo Beverley
Had those bridde been a sign of shock? The young man waited impatiently for his assistance to be sought so that he would learn the cause of it all. He was to be disappointed.
The duke put down the letter and rose to walk over to one of the long windows which overlooked Belcraven Park, seat of the family for three hundred years. Fifteen years ago, to celebrate the new century, hundreds of acres surrounding the great house had been brilliantly landscaped in the picturesque style by Humphry Repton.
An Unwilling Bride Book Summary and Study Guide
Four years ago, as part of the grand celebrations which had marked the majority of the heir to Belcraven, the Marquess of Arden, the lake had been enlarged. At the same time it had been further improved by the addition of an island, complete with a Grecian temple from which fireworks had been exploded.
It was all very beautiful, but it was familiar, and Mr. Westall’s employer was not in the habit of studying his estate. There was little to be learned from the duke’s posture.
He stood straight with little trace of his fifty-odd years in his lean body. His unremarkable features as usual told no secrets. The Duke of Belcraven was, in his secretary’s opinion, a cold fish.
As the duke’s thoughtful silence continued, Mr. Unwilliing disaster had overtaken the house of de Vaux, would he fall along with the rest? But that was ridiculous. The duke was one of the richest men in England, and Gerald Westall was in the best position to know his employer was not given to chancy investments or gambling.
Nor was his beautiful duchess.