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By Candice Hern

"Fans of the normal Regency Romances of Georgette Heyer, Barbara Metzger, and Jo Beverley will get pleasure from this witty, wonderful romance from manhattan occasions bestselling writer Candice Hern. Meg Ashburton's unmarried London Season were a catastrophe. thin, red-haired, and 6-feet tall, she have been neglected as a mere gawky bumpkin through all of Society, particularly by means of the gents. aside from one guy. Lord Sedgewick had danced along with her, and she or he had secretly fallen in love with him. Now, six years later, a carriage twist of fate close to Meg's nation domestic reveals a seriously-injured Sedge considering he's useless, with a red-haired angel bending over him. Meg does her top to insure that the single guy she's ever enjoyed doesn't die whereas lower than her family's care. As he recovers, she has a moment likelihood at love with him. but if he ultimately makes her a proposal, it isn't the kind that Meg can settle for. Or can she?

From a well-known stud farm within the Suffolk nation-state to the ballrooms of London, Regency England comes alive during this captivating romance.

""Ms. Hern exquisitely develops her attractive love tale with richly textured characterizations and impeccable craftsmanship.""
--Romantic Times

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It was on the first day he’d seen her, when the light had caught her eyes for a moment. Even in the dim shadows of the cathedral, as she stared at him, her eyes had shone for a moment all golden, like a falcon’s. It was a very strange look indeed. Where had he seen that glance before? Not on a woman, surely. But where? The thing puzzled him. But now that he had ceased having unpleasant night visions of mutton chops, he blamed himself for having an insufficiency of pride. There should be standards in the world of writing, and he’d failed to uphold them.

YOU DON’T LOOK LIKE a midwife,” Brother Gregory interrupted, as he blew on a page to make it dry. His face was averted to conceal his distaste. It is one thing to describe, say, the Virgin with angel attendants, but this woman had no discretion at all. “I’m not one anymore,” replied Margaret, looking at him coldly. “That is self-evident; it’s not an art practiced by women in respectable circumstances,” said Brother Gregory, looking around. “It ought to be the most respected profession in the world—midwives witness how God makes the world new,” said Margaret; gritting her teeth in a way that made it plain to Brother Gregory that he would have to choose between his literary taste and his dinner in the kitchen.

But even when the big boys did not thrash about, sleep was not always easy, for the new baby, christened Martin, did poorly after his auspicious beginning. Something about the cold weather made him fret and whine and roll his head at night, and feeding did not relieve it. Day and night his nose ran. Sometimes David and I would lie awake for hours, listening to the baby scream. Will and Rob stuffed wool in their ears. Nothing bothered the hired man, for besides being toothless, he was also deaf.

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