“I have my pride. I have sworn to marry the girl, and marry
her I will.”
After ten long years, the Earl of Devenham has returned to wed
Mary Anstey, only to find that their feelings for each other have cooled off
considerably. Nevertheless, they both put on bright faces for the benefit of
family and friends.
But Mary’s younger sister Emily sees through their masquerade
and would sacrifice anything rather than see her retiring sister married to the
Desperate measures were called for: a sleeping draught in
Mary’s wedding-morning chocolate and Emily could don the veil and then force an
annulment once the trick was discovered.
It was the kind of plot that could—and would—get young Emily
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