Many things did not made sense, other just left me with a big question mark. Only upon meeting him she has to do something very drastic- and they end up engaged. I liked how Lucy and William formed a bond before anything happened in the bedroom and I liked watching them slowly fall for each other. Lord William Summersby wants a quiet life without interruptions. Sophie Barnes is a very talented writer. They fell in love too fast. That's the only possible explanation for tricking a man she doesn't know into a dance, a kiss, and an engagement--all in the middle of the biggest ball of the year! Looking to Lucy, he watched her shake her head.
William is willing to just settle for a bride and has made up his mind to marry Lady Annabella, the best of the really bad choices. But it slowly grew until they fell in love with one another and it was so sweet. You are attracted to her, are you not? One cannot deny her beauty, but, before you say anything else on the matter, you and I both know that beauty means nothing if the woman reveals herself to be a snake. Lucy had made it clear she had an ulterior motive for marrying him, and he was now forced to consider if it was a powerful enough reason to merit her dishonorable actions. The close knit — albeit unorthodox - Summersby family made for some great times with their teasing banter and obvious love for one another. It was William, and in the next instant she felt his firm hands upon her shoulders and his breath tickling the side of her neck.
At times he seemed cold and distant toward her, perhaps even angry and irritated by her, while at others he appeared quite caring and considerate. She knows that she needs help and has picked the person to help her, William Summersby. They banter between them all is often humorous and takes the edge off the seriousness of trying to find the assassin. As a result, I felt that I got to know each one individually. Barnes didn't dwell on unnecessary clothing details or introspection this time. Lady Lucy traps Lord William Alex's brother and Mary's broth I did it again. Lying back on her elbows, Lucy stretched her legs out in front of her and nibbled on her apple slices while she quietly watched him—his tall frame so handsomely clad in a snug pair of caramel-colored breeches and a dark green, tight-fitting jacket.
She slowly quieted, and William continued on his way, moving gradually closer, his feet padding softly against the plush carpet. Honestly, I haven't even finished the book yet and I'm not sure I will. But Lord William Summersby is the final piece of her grand plan, and she'll do what it takes to make this marriage of convenience workas long as it's convenient for her. I thought the first two in this series was terrible and I wasn't going to read the their, but it was in my files, so of course I did. Thankfully, the other characters came together to save the day and add spice to the story. Not only that, but she remains determined to fight back. During a house party for the newlyweds, the murderer uncovers Lucy's true identity and threatens to harm those she loves if she doesn't cooperate.
Not only that, but she remains determined to fight back. Lucy being kidnapped and sold at Con The beginning of the book flowed well but the plot had too many holes and soon I found myself bored. She also gave us some interesting characters with colorful backgrounds. All we have to do is find it, and we can do so easily enough and without detection while we keep him occupied with the hunt. He slumped down on the edge of the bed, the mattress dipping a little under his weight, and gently brushed his fingers over the crown of her head. During the time when William was angry with her for forcing him into marriage, she was understandably remorseful but still held her ground and refused to be a doormat. Not only that, but she remains determined to fight back.
William knows that Lucy wants something from him, and he is not happy with her at all for changing his plans and forcing marriage on him. During the time when William was angry with her for forcing him into marriage, she was understandably remorseful but still held her ground and refused to be a doormat. Stay in touch by signing up for my newsletter:. Because she seems to be completely wrong for me. The two main characters are really fun.
Mary and Alex are in this as well, though Mary barely features. Her stomach flipped while a rush of heat flittered down her spine. But as he looked at her now, his face set in a mask of stone, he unwillingly felt his heart stir at the sight of the troubled look upon her face. Things were rocky enough between the two of them without her giving cause to further arguments. There had been no ill intent on her part. She just never counted on falling in love.
To any lovers of the genre, you should definitely read this. I know I said this book was better, and it was. Further, Lucinda and William- have distinct voices. Now was not the time either. In fact, I told her that I know she married you with an ulterior motive in mind and that I plan to do what I can to discover what it is. In spite of that i really liked the H and h and will go back and read the other books in this series.