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 through his silly father and grasping stepmother, his in basic terms desire is to marry for cash. Stung via a suitor's merciless betrayal, Hannah Leeds, daughter of a filthy rich service provider, wasn't certain 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'd honor and obey, yet by no means love . . . until eventually a simmering ardour exploded right into a hot affair. Now, with Hannah socializing with participants of the ton and one other guy out to win her center, Ian will do every thing in his strength to teach Hannah she is his ecstasy, his wish fulfilled . . . and oh a lot more than a bride for his comfort.
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She backed up a step. He realized he’d frightened her. ” She tilted her head to one side. “Because it will make everyone in my family happy. We have 30 EDITH LAYTON looked into your background and seen nothing amiss. If I marry a gentleman with a title, my sisters will be able to marry well. I’ll be able to sponsor their come-outs and introduce them to the ton. With your recommendations, my father may have entrée to business opportunities he couldn’t have any other way. My family will certainly gain stature in the world, apart from our riches.
It’s why they come here. Some listen to the music. Most disregard it. Some sleep. The company’s the thing here, not the opera company. Lift your chin and smile. ” “I came because you asked me to,” she whispered. “I was the one who wanted you here,” her father said quickly. “I thought it would be a good place for you to take your place amongst these people. ” Hannah turned to Ian. ” 54 EDITH LAYTON “Not very much,” he said. “But your father is correct. ” “They’re hard tickets to get,” her father put in with obvious relish.
They responded to her even when his only comments were calm and polite congratulations on how well she looked. His eyes told her more. He was attracted to her, she’d bet on that. But when he said good night his lips were cool on hers. He either had great control or not much fire in his belly, at least, as concerned her. Tonight, she wanted more. No, she needed it. “We’re going home,” Hannah announced. Even in the darkened interior of the coach, she saw her fiancé tilt his head to the side. ” he asked.
A Bride for His Convenience by Edith Layton