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A Matter of Choice by Laura Landon

By Laura Landon

Joshua Camden, Marquess of Montfort, will do every thing in his strength to save lots of his valuable Graystone Manor – even take a spouse he doesn’t wish. yet he isn’t ready for the only call for the girl who holds the ability to save lots of his beneficial Graystone makes – that he stay devoted forever.

Lady Allison Townsend could fairly visit her grave a spinster than marry a guy who embarrasses her along with his string of mistresses. but if she’s given no selection yet to marry one in all London’s so much famous rakes and womanizers, she refuses to visit the altar with no stipulation of her personal – that the fellow she marries by no means percentage his mattress with one other woman.
But neither Allison nor Joshua is ready for the risks they are pressured to stand and the alternatives they're pressured to make to guard their happiness – in addition to their hearts.

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A muscle at the side of Montfort’s jaw twitched. This had gone far enough. Of course, she was not concerned for Montfort, but for Percy. She knew she had to stop the two adversaries before they caused a scene. Before Percy got hurt. ” She placed her hand on Percy’s arm. ” She turned to Montfort. “I apologize, my lord. ” Percy asked. The look on his face told her he would fight to the death for her. ” With an angry scowl, Percy stepped back when Montfort extended his arm. She hesitated, then placed her hand on Montfort’s sleeve.

It was perfect. In one swift movement, he stepped up behind her. He deftly wrapped one arm around her waist while the other hand skimmed her torso, over the smooth satin of her gown. When he felt the swell of her breast, he moved his fingers inward. He cupped one breast, letting its heaviness rest in the palm of his hand. Her gasp of surprise made him smile. The feel of her was perfection. With a sigh of satisfaction, he lowered his head and kissed her neck. The clean scent of lilacs and roses and other intoxicating smells he couldn’t name wafted across his senses and he moaned in pleasure.

Especially the opera. You could say I am a patron. ” He paused. ” She caught his meaning immediately and the rakish gleam in his eyes set her teeth on edge. “You are—“ He held up his hand to stop her. “I know. You’ve mentioned this before. I do wish you’d alter your opinion of me. ” He placed one hand over his heart. ” She looked around the room, then glared at him like a soldier facing his enemy. ” He handed her a glass of champagne then reached behind her and lifted another glass from the table.

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