By Patricia Cabot
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Unique ebook: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride. ..
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Jack's center races whilst he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every thing he desires--and more--but he's stuck in his personal catch. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, convinced he could by no means marry a negative woman like her. As they play out a video game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the lady he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
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Extra resources for An Improper Proposal
She lifted a hand to it, and tried to shove it back into place. “I'm perfectly capable of taking care of myself... “ Payton's voice trailed off, and not because her brothers were continuing to wrestle loudly behind her, but because Drake's gaze, when she'd raised her hands to adjust her hair comb, had suddenly dipped away from hers and down to the neckline of her gown, which, as Ross had been lamenting a little while earlier, was already quite daring. A quick glance downward revealed that now it was not only daring, but downright obscene: while nothing absolutely crucial was showing, a good deal more than was supposed to had escaped from the lace cups of that treacherous corset during her wrestling match with her brothers.
Georgiana shook her head. “Well, I'll tell you. Down. “ “Miss Whitby, Miss Whitby,” Ross thundered. “Am I to hear of nothing but Miss Bloody Whitby for the rest of my eternal life? ” Georgiana tucked the last of Payton's curls into the tortoiseshell comb. “Really, Ross,” she said mildly. ” “Yes, Ross,” Payton said, eager to follow her sister-in-law's ladylike example. “Shut your bleeding mouth. “ Hudson, who happened to be taking a sip from his own snifter of brandy, sprayed the contents across the room in his amusement over Payton's indignant declaration.
He cried, obviously pleased to see her. “The captain said you were on your way. And I must say, it was worth the wait. ” Payton, a little taken aback by this enthusiastic greeting, glanced around to make certain it was really she to whom it had been addressed. But there was no one on the stairs behind her. Unlikely as it seemed, the admiration on the young man's face appeared to be for her. But she'd known Matthew Hay-ford for years, and he'd never told her she locked like a picture before. Could it be the corset?
An Improper Proposal by Patricia Cabot