By Candice Hern
"Fans of the normal Regency Romances of Georgette Heyer will take pleasure in this witty romance from manhattan instances bestselling writer Candice Hern. Robert, Lord Bradleigh, is a rakish earl with a lately prepared betrothal to a beautiful younger girl he slightly is familiar with. Emily Townsend is an impoverished spinster hired as a significant other to his grandmother, the ambitious dowager countess. Robert consents to assist his grandmother discover a husband for the attractive Emily, yet how is he to endure the idea of her in one other man's hands? This glowing story will take you from the Pump Room at tub to the ballrooms of London because the unforeseen and indisputable charm among Robert and Emily blossoms into whatever extra � anything which could positioned one in every of them at risk.
""Candice Hern is a amazing expertise of more suitable benefit, one whose intelligence, wit, and craftsmanship are as remarkable as her dependent romantic sensibility.""
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A Proper Companion (Regency Rakes, Book 1) by Candice Hern