A Lady of Expectations and Other Stories by Stephanie Laurens, Kasey Michaels, Nicola Cornick

By Stephanie Laurens, Kasey Michaels, Nicola Cornick

A girl of Expectations
Jack Lester seeks the best bride—one who's appealing and type, yet who additionally loves him inspite of his wealth. that is why he retains this trifling element hidden. but if Sophie Winterton enters his existence, believing he needs to marry into wealth to run his family's property, how will he persuade her that she is the lady he desires—and that he might be the husband she deserves?

Secrets of a Courtesan
Eve Nightingale proposal she had positioned her previous as mistress to the Duke of Welburn in the back of her. but if the good-looking duke strolls into her small village, she reveals it not easy to maintain her secrets and techniques concealed…and to maintain her middle from stirring for him as soon as again.

How to Woo a Spinster
Still single at twenty-eight, woman Emmaline Daughtry has resigned herself to spinsterhood. Then Captain John Alistair arrives at her door—the very photo of definitely the right lover of her such a lot inner most goals. yet can a guy with a mystery and a girl who's by no means recognized love locate happiness jointly?

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No," Michael said, his voice quieter yet. "Few people have the courage of you and the other women who follow the drum. " She looked down at her gloved hands. "I'm proud of that, I suppose. " Their turn had come to greet the hostess. Lady Trowbridge exclaimed, "How lovely to see you, Catherine. Your admirers will be in ecstasy. " She gave Michael a droll glance. " "Please, Helen, spare my blushes," Catherine begged. " Lady Trowbridge rolled her eyes. "And modest as well! If I was not so fond of you, Catherine, I swear I would hate you.

Nonsense," she said coolly. " He smiled. "Fortunate husband, and fortunate daughter. " "Naturally. War is the ultimate sport, don't you agree? As a lad I considered asking my father to buy me a commission in the 10th Hussars. " He inhaled a pinch of snuff from an enameled box. "However, I changed my mind when the regiment was transferred from Brighton to Manchester. " The flippant remark was in keeping for someone who had wanted to join the 10th Hussars, the most fashionable and expensive of cavalry regiments.

Catherine knotted and cut her thread. With Anne as a companion, she would no longer need Michael's escort. She would miss spending time with him. She would miss it a great deal. " "Escorting you has been a pleasure, not a burden. When Charles isn't available, I can take you both. " He covered a yawn and lapsed into silence. In spite of the noise of the children and the wagons rumbling along the road that ran through the Namur Gate, he dozed off, his breath becoming slow and steady. There was a precious intimacy to the situation.

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