By Stephanie Laurens
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The seven individuals of the Bastion membership have served loyally within the perilous carrier of the Crown. Now they've banded jointly to aid each other via their most deadly venture of all: getting married.
When Charles St. Austell returns domestic to assert his identify as earl, and to settle quick on an appropriate spouse to boot, he discovers that have has made him impatient of the younger women who vie for his attention—with the exception of girl Penelope Selborne. Years in the past, Charles and Penelope's younger ardor was once consummated in an unforgettable afternoon. Charles remains to be haunted through their interlude, yet Penny refuses to have something extra to do with him.
If controlling her middle used to be tough earlier than, resisting a better, battle-hardened Charles is easily nigh very unlikely, but Penelope has vowed she won't make an identical mistake two times, nor will she marry with out love. but if a traitorous intrigue attracts them jointly, then finally threatens them both—will Penny observe she has a real protector in Charles, her first and merely love, who now vows to make her his personal?
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Very well," she said, squaring her shoulders and dropping the pastry onto the soil. She took a step back, examined her handiwork, looked around to see if anyone besides Colin was watching her, then leaned down and rotated the pot so that a leafy branch covered the evidence. "I didn't think you'd do it," Colin said. " Penelope whirled around, fully intending to sink her hand right back into the plant to retrieve the Eclair. " She straightened, her eyes narrowed. " He was all innocence. " He blinked.
He said the war there has worsened, and it was too dangerous. " "My, my," Penelope said with a smile. " Eloise smiled that cheeky Bridgerton smile, and once again Penelope realized how lucky she was to have her as her closest friend. She and Eloise had been inseparable since the age of seventeen. They'd had their London seasons together, reached adulthood together, and, much to their mothers' dismay, had become spinsters together. Eloise claimed that she hadn't met the right person. Penelope, of course, hadn't been asked.
LadyWhistledown's Society Papers, 9 April 1824 Spinsterhood was a word that tended to invoke either panic or pity, but Penelope was coming to realize that there were decided advantages to the unmarried state. First of all, no one really expected the spinsters to dance at balls, which meant that Penelope was no longer forced to hover at the edge of the dance floor, looking this way and that, pretending that she didn't really want to dance. Now she could sit off to the side with the other spinsters and chaperones.