By Anne Herries
Lord Pendleton’s Society spouse In her first season in London, state woman Susannah Hampton is burdened by way of the attentions of the rushing Lord Pendleton. filthy rich, yet undeniably boastful, he's by no means the type of husband she had in brain. even though she can’t support yet locate him beautiful. quickly Susannah will get what she hopes for – a wedding thought! She will be an blameless nation leave out, yet now Susannah is decided to inflame her husband’s ardour – and soften the ice round his middle… Debutantes benefit from the delights of A Season on the town
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In the past she had been obliged to consult her sister-in-law before making plans. Now she was free to do as she pleased, and it seemed she was full of plans for the coming Season. ‘I have written to one or two friends, telling them of the date I intend to be in town,’ Amelia said. ‘We already have several invitations to dine, and I am certain there will be many more. ’ ‘Oh, Miss Royston,’ Susannah exclaimed, struck by this extra kindness. ‘I had not expected a dance of my own. Do you truly wish to go to so much trouble on my behalf?
You will find it strange and new, but I am sure you will enjoy yourself. ’ Amelia smiled at her. ’ Susannah followed her hostess up the wide stair case, glancing at the portraits hanging on the wall. She felt excited and nervous at the same time, because she understood how lucky she was that Amelia had offered her this Season in town. Amelia’s claims to need friends were mere politeness, because she could have employed a com pan ion for far less than she was giving Susannah and her mother. It was sheer good nature on Amelia’s part, and Susannah was suitably grateful.
Instead of shouting at her, he should have made sure that she was none the worse for her fright. For a moment he was tempted to go after her, but he was in a hurry; he had promised to meet his friends at a mill held locally at a certain time and was already late. He frowned as he began to drive at a slightly more sedate pace. It was obvious the girl was unharmed, but he had not made the proper enquiries. He ought at least to have asked if she needed his assistance, though it was self-evident that she did not.
A Country Miss in Hanover Square by Anne Herries