By Stephanie Laurens
By no means enable it's stated Cynster male can't stand up to the only unassailable fact: A winning marriage offers existence its fullest that means. To all of English society, Simon Frederick Cynster has an ideal life--one of huge wealth and impeccable social prestige. His lean handsomeness turns the heads of naïve debutantes, whereas his sensual attract guarantees he by no means lacks for extra subtle companions for an evening, or extra, of enjoyment. but regardless of all of this, Simon understands that there's something--or quite someone--missing in his life.
To in attaining actual contentment, Simon needs to discover a girl entire sufficient to be his spouse, a person who will spend her days as a member of 1 of England's such a lot influential households ... and her nights pursuing tasks of a extra private--and personal--nature.
But Simon understands what to anticipate if he unearths his goal to decide on a bride; not anything may be extra tiresome than having each blushing leave out at the marriage mart thrust upon him. So he discreetly starts his seek at a home celebration at Glossup corridor . . . and is astonished that the girl who instantly captures his curiosity is Portia Ashford.
Simon hasn't ever thought of Portia as a possible spouse. He's identified the raven-haired attractiveness due to the fact that adolescence; she's willfully self sustaining and has consistently claimed to be bored with marriage. yet an all at once heated kiss suddenly alters the foundations in their decade-long interplay. quickly they start to lengthy for the moments they could spend in every one other's arms.
But all isn't because it turns out at Glossup corridor. As Simon and Portia start to discover the depths in their mutual ardour, a surprising homicide is devoted ... and it seems that the following sufferer should be Portia herself. or even extra surprising than the truth that a assassin secretly walks between them is the belief that each one of Simon's huge power and impression will not be sufficient to guard Portia--his as soon as and consistently ideal lover . . .