The Reluctant Suitor

The Reluctant Suitor

Kathleen E. Woodiwiss


For so long as she will be able to consider, girl Adriana Sutton has loved Colton Wyndham, to whom she has been promised by means of an contract of courtship and betrothal for the reason that early life. As a tender woman, she used to be wounded by means of Colton's obdurate refusal to conform along with his father's needs and by way of his indignant departure. He used to be too proud and too obdurate to just accept a destiny no longer of his personal deciding on. instead of post, he fled from his ancestral domestic for a lifetime of event and chance as an officer within the British army.

The years were immensely type to woman Adriana. not the obvious, skinny tomboy Colton had spurned, she has blossomed into an unusual attractiveness wanted through approximately each eligible bachelor within the land. but the one guy she wishes is the adorned hero who has eventually come domestic to say his rightful name. boastful, unmoved, and seductive as ever, he is still averse to the belief in their betrothal despite his becoming wish for her.

To exhibit his trust that love can't be pressured, Colton consents to court docket woman Adriana for 90 days, and then time he'll be allowed to maintain his beneficial freedom if he so needs. yet a lot has replaced given that he balked at his father's plans. compelled right into a courtship with this beautiful, lively lady, who's as various at the present time from the younger chit he left in the back of as spring is to wintry weather, the heroic center that used to be closed to Adriana is moved via her appeal, her grace, and her sensuality ... and starts off to yield. yet a mystery from Colton's previous could doom their burgeoning love ... whilst the treacherous schemes of a sinister rival threaten to scouse borrow the extraordinary girl from his fingers forever.

A lush and spellbinding tale of ardour and betrayal that grandly sweeps the reader into the awesome ballrooms and intimate boudoirs of Regency England, The Reluctant Suitor is romance as simply the incomparable Kathleen Woodiwiss can bring it -- a love tale that may stay within the reader's middle and reminiscence perpetually and stand proudly as one of many author's very best.

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