My Lady Wife

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Lord Davies murdered his wife. He escaped the cloud of suspicion but there is no doubt in his mind that his actions lead to her death. The events preceding her death are known to none but him and a trusted servant. He travels with his guilt to London for a singular purpose, to find a wife and produce an heir without the ton looking too closely at his past.
Elinor Benning, sixth child of the Duke of Wallingford chafes at the restraints placed upon her by society. Before settling down to the staid life of a married woman, she strives to do and learn as much as she can before she receives an offer for her hand.
A childish act, a chivalrous deed and the threat of a duel throw them together as man and wife. Despite Lady Elinor’s beauty and innocence Baron Davies steels himself against any feelings for her. His intention to breed an heir and send his spoiled little wife back to London keeping the child safe with him weakens as Lady Elinor matures as a woman and a wife to become the strong partner he needs by his side.
As their mutual attraction struggles to make itself known, a wounded war veteran, a French spy, a murder revealed and a vengeful lover become obstacles to their happiness. Has love met its match, or will it conquer all?

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My Lady Wife

Submitted: September 11, 2010

Lord Davies murdered his wife. He escaped the cloud of suspicion but there is no doubt in his mind that his actions lead to her death. The events preceding her death are known to none but him and a trusted servant. He travels with his guilt to London for a singular purpose, to find a wife and produce an heir without the ton looking too closely at his past.
Elinor Benning, sixth child of the Duke of Wallingford chafes at the restraints placed upon her by society. Before settling down to the staid life of a married woman, she strives to do and learn as much as she can before she receives an offer for her hand.
A childish act, a chivalrous deed and the threat of a duel throw them together as man and wife. Despite Lady Elinor’s beauty and innocence Baron Davies steels himself against any feelings for her. His intention to breed an heir and send his spoiled little wife back to London keeping the child safe with him weakens as Lady Elinor matures as a woman and a wife to become the strong partner he needs by his side.
As their mutual attraction struggles to make itself known, a wounded war veteran, a French spy, a murder revealed and a vengeful lover become obstacles to their happiness. Has love met its match, or will it conquer all?
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Submitted: September 20, 2010

Quin felt the knot in his gut tighten as Watson announced his presence and led him into the drawing room.Her Grace, the Duchess of Wall... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 20, 2010

Elinor walked up the steps to her rooms, the gay bonnet she’d worn for their carriage ride bouncing up the stairs behind her as she dra... Read Chapter