By Anne Herries
Lord Pendleton’s Society spouse In her first season in London, state lady Susannah Hampton is burdened via the attentions of the rushing Lord Pendleton. filthy rich, yet undeniably smug, he's under no circumstances the type of husband she had in brain. even if she can’t support yet locate him appealing. quickly Susannah will get what she hopes for – a wedding idea! She can be an blameless nation leave out, yet now Susannah is decided to inflame her husband’s ardour – and soften the ice round his center… Debutantes benefit from the delights of A Season on the town
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Additional resources for A Country Miss in Hanover Square
Chapter One England—1816 Harry Pendleton saw the girl run across the narrow country road seconds before he pulled on the reins, bringing his horses to an abrupt halt. Jangling harness, the sound of snorting horses and the curses of his groom took Harry’s attention for a moment as he fought to control the startled beasts. They were not used to being so roughly used! Harry cursed loudly. Another second and he would have knocked the girl down! His heart had been in his mouth for an instant—and it had done his horses little good to have their mouths sawed at in that way!
Besides, it is so much nicer to have friends, is it not? ’ Listening, Susannah realised how true Amelia’s words were. She had felt that they were very obliged to Miss Royston for her invitation, as of course they were, but what she had over heard in the garden had brought home how very uncomfortable Miss Royston must have been in her brother’s home. His angry tone, the un kind ness in his words, were hurtful, and she could imagine that Miss Royston had had much to bear in the past from her family.
Susannah nodded, her face thoughtful as she looked at her mother. Some of the euphoria faded as she realised that Mama was expecting her to make a brilliant marriage and solve all their problems. She would be happy if that happened, of course, but she could not easily relinquish all her dreams of romance. She wanted to oblige Mama, but she also wanted to be swept off her feet, to fall madly in love. For some reason the picture of the outraged gentleman who had almost run her down flashed into her mind, though she could not think why—he had been abominably rude!
A Country Miss in Hanover Square by Anne Herries