By Mary Balogh
Leave out Clara Danford comes to a decision that she has to be cautious approximately wasting her middle to Frederick Sullivan, the devilishly good-looking rake whose superb kisses and passionate wooing might masks a bent soul.
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But she would not dwell on it. She had reconciled herself to reality long before. "You have done it," he said, and he laughed and tightened his hold of her hand. "You have made me the happiest of men. " She found herself returning his smile. Yes, she thought, he probably was happy. So was she. God help her, so was she. "And so am I, sir," she said. " He laughed at her again. "My name is Frederick, ma'am. Freddie to my family and friends. " "Freddie," she said. She was going to be his family and his friend.
Although I like to go out whenever possible, I do not need to do so in order to have company, you know. This afternoon's visits were by no means unusual. " he asked. "We can find you a better husband than he. Someone who would be attracted by your fortune, perhaps, but prepared to treat you kindly. " "A handsome wastrel," she said. "Perhaps I am willing to buy beauty, Mr. Whitehead. " He released her hand once more. "I wish Miriam were were," he said. "I have never had any skill at giving personal advice, Clara, only financial advice.
But he could not go there. His creditors had found him at Primrose Park before he had left there more than a week ago. How much more easily they would find him and pester him if he went to Brighton. And yet if he did not go there, how was he to bring himself about and acquire the money with which to pay off all his debts? Or the most pressing of them anyway—no one would expect a gentleman to be totally without debt. He would be considered queer in the head. There was really only one way to bring his fortunes about in Bath.