No Man's Mistress (The Mistress Trilogy)

No Man's Mistress (The Mistress Trilogy)

Mary Balogh


Critics name her “a veritable treasure, a matchless storyteller” (Romantic Times). Readers have fallen in love with Mary Balogh’s glowing mix of wit and romance. Now this superb author sweeps us again to Regency England, right into a global of harmful secrets and techniques and glittering intrigue, as a speeding lord meets his fit in a fiery attractiveness who vows to be ... No Man’s Mistress.

The darkish, devastating stranger rode into the village reasonable and wagered twenty kilos on the throwing sales space — for an opportunity to win the daisies in Viola Thornhill’s hair. The Gypsy fortune teller had warned: “Beware of a tall, darkish, good-looking stranger. He can break you — in the event you don't first snare his heart.”

Recklessly Viola flirted, then danced with him round the Maypole. after which got here his tender, scrumptious kiss. Viola didn't remorse that she had permit down her defend — until eventually the subsequent morning, whilst he seemed at her door to say her loved Pinewood Manor.

Lord Ferdinand Dudley gained her domestic in a video game of cards!

Viola hated him for attempting to take every thing, together with her soul. She was once mistress of Pinewood Manor. but Dudley refused to depart, while his sense of right and wrong rebelled at compromising this gorgeous blameless whose in simple terms evidence of possession was once a lifeless earl’s promise. Dudley held the deed, yet at what fee?

Each day lower than an identical roof introduced its proportion of temptation, intimacy, and guilt. yet Viola knew it used to be a conflict she couldn't have enough money to lose. Marriage used to be out of the query, and she or he will be no man’s mistress. while Dudley’s unnerving presence, his realizing smile, threatened to soften her resolve.

Against his greater judgment, Lord Ferdinand Dudley used to be beguiled. This maddening good looks had stirred him as no lady had earlier than. And he used to be certain and made up our minds to make her his own.

At as soon as sensuous, whimsical, and fantastically romantic, Mary Balogh’s new novel holds us in thrall, bringing to lifestyles a love tale that sizzles with ardour and originality.

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