By Judith McNaught
"In this vintage novel of 2 willful enthusiasts stuck in a breathless event of deception and betrayal, no 1 *New York occasions* bestselling writer Judith McNaught has created a strong and unforgettable masterpiece.
The Countess of Havenhurst possessed a unprecedented gentleness and fierce braveness to compare her beautiful good looks. yet her acceptance is shattered while she is came across within the palms of Ian Thornton, a infamous gambler and social outcast.
A dangerously good-looking guy of mystery wealth and mysterious lineage, his voyage to Elizabeth's middle is fraught with intrigue, scandal, and a venomous revenge.
Destined for every different, but cautious of every other's reasons, Elizabeth and Ian interact in a dance of suspicion and fervour that assessments the very soul in their star-crossed love. As a twisting direction of secrets and techniques takes them from London's drawing rooms to the mysterious Scottish Highlands, Elizabeth needs to study the reality: is Ian basically a ruthless fortune hunter at heart?
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Instead, she was here to guarantee that Arabella fit into the new world that circumstance and tragedy had acquired for her. Envy was a foolish emotion. “Your Lordship,” Dr. Fenton said. “Ever since the time of the Medicis, and possibly even before, man has created poison to kill his enemies. However, a man with murder on his mind can dispose of a rival quick enough. ” “Are you being deliberately obtuse, Dr. ” Grant asked. “Or is it simply because you don’t know the answer to my question? Is it possible to give a man poison and have him evince the same symptoms as either James or Andrew?
Unfortunately, he hadn’t been in Scotland when Andrew had fallen ill and died. Nor had he noticed James becoming sick before the illness that had claimed his life. But then, he’d been involved in his own interests, spending countless hours traveling back and forth to Perth to ensure that his machinery had arrived safely from Italy. James might well have been ill long before he knew it. Unfortunately, his brother had been one of those individuals who never complain until complaints would do no good.
Common sense, however, told him to look elsewhere. He couldn’t see how the males remaining on the list could be perceived as a threat. One was an octogenarian; a third cousin was seven, and the remaining relative had been stricken by apoplexy. Nevertheless, he wanted to know their current circumstances. Had penury made them desperate? ” He glanced up to find his mother standing in the doorway to his study. ” “You should have chosen the plainer one. ” he asked. Should he be amused, or irritated?
Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught