The Man Is Practical
proposals go, Charles Draysmith’s suit is as romantic as the moors in
December. Emma Peterson might be only a vicar’s daughter, and he the new
Marquis of Knightsdale, and perhaps he would rather marry her than
endure the marriage mart. But when he suggests how much he’ll enjoy
securing an heir, well, a lady can only endure so much.
But The Lady Is Passionate
something about a woman throwing pottery at a man that piques his
interest. Perhaps his proposal lacks grace, Charles thinks. But it does
seem a perfect solution. He acquires a wife; his young charges have the
mother they so desperately need, and Emma gains security and position.
You see? Simple. Practical. Sensib—oh no, not the ceramic dog… He will
have to confess the truth to calm her down. And the truth is, he’s madly