By Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, Connie Brockway
After the luck of The woman such a lot Likely, New York Times bestselling authors Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Connie Brockway have joined jointly once more, yet this time to invite the query, who's the woman such a lot Willing?
When Laird Taran Ferguson’s nephews refuse to wed and safe his birthright, he is taking issues into his personal palms, raiding a ball and kidnapping 4 most likely brides—a bonny lass, an heiress with a moderate attractiveness challenge, a wealthy English good looks, and a maiden and not using a identify or a fortune. yet which one is able to fall in love with the Scottish lord? upload a truly indignant duke, a decrepit citadel, and a fierce Highland hurricane that's maintaining all of Taran’s “guests” captive to the combo, and readers will locate themselves transported to an international of temptation, ardour, and new and unforeseen love. This old romance novel in 3 parts—a unmarried tale with 3 compelling voices—is one who won't quickly be forgotten.
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Fiona requested with nice curiosity, saving Catriona the difficulty of pretending that she wasn’t death for additional information. “Oh certain. no longer that i'd fake any nice friendship, yet our fathers have been at Cambridge jointly. The duke commonly pencils his identify on my dance card each time our paths pass at a ball. ” Catriona questioned what it might be prefer to dance in John’s fingers, to believe his hand urgent lightly on the small of her again. He might carry her shut, even perhaps a bit too shut for propriety, and he or she might believe the warmth of him rippling in the course of the air till it landed on her like a kiss. She felt herself transforming into hot, which used to be ludicrous. It used to be the lifeless of iciness, slightly every week prior to Christmas, and she or he used to be trapped in Taran Ferguson’s underheated, crumbledown citadel. She may be freezing. yet it appears, the mere considered the Duke of Bretton despatched her into an overheated tizzy. “Would you're keen on a few tea? ” Fiona requested. “Yes! ” Catriona answered, with possibly extra eagerness than the query referred to as for. “It merely simply arrived earlier than you were given here,” Fiona informed her, “but it wasn’t scorching even then. ” “It’s particularly all right,” Catriona acknowledged fast, pondering she may well nearly do with an iced lemonade straight away, she felt so flushed. She got to work getting ready her cup, relocating slowly and methodically, wanting the time to compose herself. “Do both of you recognize what our plans for supper are? ” girl Cecily requested. “Mrs. McVittie’s already laid the table,” Catriona acknowledged. She’d obvious it after she’d left the duke—John, she reminded herself—in the sitting room. She’d been discombobulated, yet now not loads that she hadn’t stopped to examine the seating preparations. Taran have been on the head, with Marilla on his correct, by means of Mr. Rocheforte, Fiona, the duke, girl Cecily, Lord Oakley, Catriona, after which again to Taran. Catriona had switched with girl Cecily, convinced nobody (except in all likelihood Taran) could be the wiser. “Please inform me I’m no longer seated subsequent to Taran,” Fiona stated. “Marilla has that honor,” Catriona spoke back. She gave a sympathetic glance to girl Cecily (but no longer so sympathetic that she regretted having switched their spots). “And you, I’m afraid. ” “That’s o.k., i assume. ” woman Cecily took a sip of her tea. “Did you by means of any probability see who was once on my different aspect? ” “I imagine it was once Lord Oakley, yet I’m now not solely positive,” Catriona fibbed. there has been little need for someone to grasp she’d memorized the seating preparations. “Oh. ” girl Cecily introduced her cup to her lips back. “How completely friendly. ” The dialog stalled at that, after which, after Fiona had positioned her cognizance again to her needlework, girl Cecily blurted, “Are both of you chilled? I’m chilled. ” “The tea isn’t very hot,” Catriona acknowledged, because the unexpected assertion appeared to demand a few kind of answer. “And the fire’s long gone particularly low,” girl Cecily extra. “Perhaps I may still locate a person to are likely to it. ” “Well, i will be able to do that,” Catriona stated, coming to her ft. It didn’t topic how lightly bred a girl used to be. within the Highlands, all people had to understand how to have a tendency a fireplace.