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By Stephanie Laurens

Unique booklet: 1997

Antonia Mannering refused to turn into an outdated maid!

She used to be a tender lady with plans, and Lord Philip Ruthven performed a wide half in them. although the early life associates had no longer noticeable each other in years, she used to be completely conscious that Philip had no loss of woman companionship. yet he had by no means married, and it used to be excessive time he did. If she may perhaps end up to him that she used to be in a position to working his domestic and wouldn't shame him in society, Antonia used to be definite he might suggest a snug association. yet by no means had she anticipated that their hearts could by some means locate their means into the bargain!

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Everything, his prospects, his position in polite society, had disintegrated like ashes in the wind. The deed had been done at Valland House, during a family supper to celebrate the new year. They had been chatting and laughing, his stepsister Susannah had been playing the piano, and then his father had risen to his feet and cleared his throat. He always made a toast at these gatherings, paying homage to the dying year and looking forward to the one to come. But this time he had not raised his glass, in- RULES OF PASSION 53 stead he had reached into his pocket and taken out a letter and begun to read.

Lady Montegomery’s approval is neither here nor there,” Marietta retorted. Lil opened her mouth as if to argue, and then took note of the stubborn tilt of Marietta’s chin, and closed it again. The Greentree sisters were all alike, she RULES OF PASSION 35 thought wryly to herself. When they wanted their own way there was just no stopping them. Aphrodite’s Club had a somber elegance that gave little clue to its real purpose, thought Marietta as the hansom cab set her down. She had never seen her mother’s club before, but she had read of such places and steeled herself for a certain amount of gaudiness.

The knocker sounded again, impatient that no one had answered. There is no one here, she wanted to shout. Only me. The knocker clattered furiously. Agitated, Marietta reminded herself that this was her mother’s house. Although it was not considered proper for a young lady of Marietta’s social status to open a door—especially the door to a disorderly house—the person on the other side could not possibly know who she really was. Marietta gave a quick glance down at herself, and then removed her cloak.

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