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Jack Lester seeks the fitting bride—one who's beautiful and sort, yet who additionally loves him even with his wealth. that is why he retains this trifling aspect hidden. but if Sophie Winterton enters his lifestyles, 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?
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Of course, he was cracked in the head. One of those poor soldiers addled by war. She ought to have known it. No sane man had ever looked at her this way. She pushed aside her disappointment. At least he had come to the right place. And landed on the right woman. She was far more skilled in treating head wounds than fielding gentlemen’s advances. The key here was to stop thinking of him as an immense, virile man and simply regard him as a person who needed her help. An unattractive, poxy, eunuch sort of person.
Sometimes the poor bastard even drools. But the hell of it is, he controls my fortune. Every last penny. ” “That’ll be enough,” Bram said. Time to put a stop to this nonsense. It was one thing to enjoy a moment’s rest and a woman’s touch, and another to surrender all pride. He gained his feet without too much struggle and helped her to a standing position, too. He managed a slight bow. “Lieutenant Colonel Victor Bramwell. ” “I don’t understand,” she said. “Those blasts . ” “Just powder charges.
Well, irises. How she smelled like a garden—a whole garden. Not just blossoms and herbs, but the juice of crushed green leaves and the rich, fertile essence of the earth. How she made the perfect place to land, so warm and so soft. How it had been a stupidly long time since he’d had a woman under him, and he couldn’t recall one ever caressing him so sweetly as this. God, had he truly kissed her? He had. And she was lucky he hadn’t done more. For a moment there, he’d been well and truly dazed. He supposed the blast was to blame for that.