By Edith Layton
A bride to avoid wasting his identify . . . except he reveals a filthy rich wife—and soon—Lord Ian Sutcombe will lose every thing. Left deeply in debt by way of his silly father and grasping stepmother, his in simple terms desire is to marry for funds. Stung by way of a suitor's merciless betrayal, Hannah Leeds, daughter of a filthy rich service provider, wasn't convinced she'd ever love back. So whilst her father arranges her betrothal to the good-looking lord, she consents. It was once not more than a wedding of comfort. they might honor and obey, yet by no means love . . . until eventually a simmering ardour exploded right into a hot affair. Now, with Hannah socializing with contributors of the ton and one other guy out to win her center, Ian will do every little thing in his strength to teach Hannah she is his ecstasy, his hope fulfilled . . . and oh a lot more than a bride for his comfort.
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Or did he? He should and would insist on at least a sixmonth engagement before any actual ceremony. If this marriage was a necessity for her, he should be able to see it after that long a time. He didn’t care about her virginity, but he didn’t need an heir, especially not one fathered by someone else. ” her father suggested after a while. ” She rose at once, and so did Ian. He offered her his arm; she bent her head and walked with him to a door set in between the long windows. It opened onto a small London-sized garden that nevertheless boasted a terrace and carefully shaped shrubbery, and in the middle, a statue of Cupid pouring a marble pitcher into the middle of a splashing fountain.
I suggest we make 40 EDITH LAYTON an appearance and then move on. ’ ” Mr. Leeds exclaimed. ” Ian leveled a cool stare at his future father-inlaw. “Mr. Leeds,” he said, “my financial problems are well known. Your financial success will be equally known by the time we meet the people concerned. No matter how charming your daughter, there isn’t a sane person who’ll believe our arrangement to be anything but what it is. What you want for your daughter is acceptance in my world. ” Mr. Leeds demanded angrily.
And good morning to you, Miss Nicholson,” he said. She rose and gazed at him. ” Ian asked. She put a hand to her pretty pink lips, blushed, and giggled. ” he said with fellow feeling. She giggled again. And so it went. Ian had seen violent warfare up close, but in a half hour, his nerves were stretched to their breaking points. Mr. Nicholson kept talking. His daughter scarcely uttered a word. When she did, she giggled. At first, Ian persisted, trying to draw her out. After all, shyness was a curse.
A Bride for His Convenience by Edith Layton