New PDF release: Countess Confidential

By Barbara Dawson Smith

ISBN-10: 0312932391

ISBN-13: 9780312932398

New York Times bestselling writer Barbara Dawson Smith mesmerizes readers once more in her newest novel of a lady pressured to go into the aristocratic international she despises--only to discover a guy she cannot stay without…

Dear Reader,
this is often the tale of ways I, a penniless upstart, grew to become a countess.
I by no means got down to be the heroine in a romantic story of derring-do. As a spinster of five-and-twenty, i used to be a lot too functional to visualize myself monitoring a deadly felony or falling prey to ardent nonsense. Nor did I ever envision myself coming into the gilded ballrooms of society the place indolent aristocrats nibbled cake and traded gossip. yet that used to be prior to my father was once wrongfully imprisoned as a jewel thief.
decided to discover the real felony, I posed as an impoverished widow and secured a submit within the grand family of a noble relations - the very kinfolk that had cruelly solid out my mom decades in the past. in fact, they knew no longer who i used to be. To them, i used to be only a servant, an invisible hireling. And little did i do know, my bold plan might throw me into the trail of Simon Croft, the almighty Earl of Rockford.
conceited, captivating, and too good-looking for his personal reliable, he may have walked immediately off a pedestal in a museum. I had little need for this sort of rogue, but from the instant of our first assembly, he tempted my unruly middle. and shortly, he threatened my schemes in addition, for Simon had secrets and techniques of his own….
--Claire, the Countess of Rockford

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But after her father’s arrest, Claire had asked the magistrate for permission to see the quotations left at the scene of each crime. He had refused on the grounds that they were official evidence, until she’d begged and he’d relented enough to read them aloud. One had been from Macbeth. “Gloom often appeals to young ladies,” she said. “And certainly the dialogue is engaging. ’ ” Warrington clenched the opened book in his lap. “You’ll give her nightmares reading about murderers and madness. ” Claire knew she walked a thin line between the obedience expected of a servant and her own need to determine which plays he knew well.

A clock ticked into the silence. He didn’t turn around, but made an imperious gesture with his gnarled hand. Claire walked forward, her chin held high. Now that she was here, she felt sustained by icy resolve. Somehow, she would find proof that this man had schemed to destroy her father. Her only regret was that at present, Warrington would know her as a servant. Not as the granddaughter he had shunned. Reaching his chair, she took her first good look at him. Cornelius Lathrop, the Marquess of Warrington, was thinner and less robust than she had imagined him.

He stood at one of the from windows, peering out at the street. His tall, distinguished form banished all thought of Mr. Mundy and her father. ” Confusion eclipsed her surprise. ” If her cousin had gone up the grand staircase, they would have missed each other. The earl approached with an arrogance of manner that made Claire dislike him on principle. It was as if he owned the world and expected everyone else to bow to his wishes. No doubt many worshiped him as a god, for he possessed a title, wealth, and a face too handsome for any mere mortal.

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