By Mary Balogh
The city of Granby may perhaps not often be extra excited on the information that Ferndale Manor is to be opened back and that its new proprietor, Mr Mainwaring, is either prosperous, good-looking and unmarried. particularly, leave out Cecily Rowe and her mom and dad view the vacationing get together with their eyes firmly set on matrimony -- for who may still should be the spouse of such a chic younger guy greater than lovely sixteen-year-old Cecily?Only one member of the Rowe family doesn't proportion their excessive spirits. Elizabeth Rossiter, born a woman yet pressured to hunt employment as a governess, has tasted the delights of suitors and events in a former life in London, and now needs in basic terms to be left by myself and unobserved. yet occasions conspire opposed to Elizabeth as neighborhood society embarks on frenzied task once again, bringing her head to head with the only individual she wanted by no means to set eyes on back: Robert Denning, Marquess of Hetherington. the fellow who six years prior informed her he enjoyed her ... after which broke her center.
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Sometimes love can be combined with good sense," Miss Norris continued. " Elizabeth was startled enough to ask. Haughty eyebrows arched above cold brown eyes. "We have an understanding, Miss Rossiter," she deigned to reply. " She smiled arctically, and Elizabeth understood. Miss Norris had heard, no doubt, that Hetherington had walked all the way to town and back arm in arm with Cecily just a few days before. She was issuing a covert warning to the girl through her companion. "Come, Bertha," the girl said sharply now, and started for the entrance to the house, where the gentlemen were emerging with Cecily.
The girl was too young and inexperienced in the ways of the world to fall prey to a man whose own interests always came first, a man who could hurt another apparently without a qualm. She went through the motions of changing into the gray silk dress and brushing and reknotting her hair while her mind dwelled deeply on the encounter with Hetherington that afternoon. She had known that he could be cruel, that he was basically heartless, but she had never had face-to-face proof of the fact before.
Rowe, who asked if her glass slippers were pinching her feet yet. Elizabeth did not sleep much that night. At first she worried about Cecily and about whether she should intervene or not. Someone of Hetherington's charm and experience was dangerous to an innocent like Cecily. And Mr. and Mrs. Rowe might not be able to see behind the facade of charm in time to save their daughter from a broken heart. Only Elizabeth knew that he was capable of subordinating all else to his personal interests. Was it her duty to warn Cecily, or at least Mrs.
A Chance Encounter by Mary Balogh