The Bedford Beauty by Erika Hunter

By Erika Hunter

Alice is the gorgeous, loose lively daughter of Sir William Fulton and an formidable matchmaking woman Fulton who desires to see her daughter marry into the aristocracy. Alice is content material with this plan till her brother and his ally, Blake Hadley, go back from the Peninsula battle. She is unprepared for Blake's transformation from early life to guy, and is torn among responsibility and love whilst Blake, a farmer's son, awakens a fondness in her she hasn't ever felt prior to.

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Alice ducked her head wishing she could hide. “Yes, she is lovely,” Blake complimented. Alice couldn’t help but glance through her eyelashes at Blake. The intensity in his eyes made her want to place cool hands on her warm cheeks, but that would draw more attention to her. Treading the waters of the ton, while trying to secure a titled husband was a challenge she had not relished. Alice managed to draw some male attention even though her dowry was only two thousand pounds. But she wanted more than interest and friendship from a marriage.

Her name on his lips made her mouth go dry. She wanted him to rip her clothes off rather than help her into them. She wanted to touch him, those full lips and firm jaw. How soft would his hair be if she touched it? Stop it. This was Blake, not a seducer of helpless women. “Close your eyes,” she commanded, embarrassment coursing through her. His nostrils flared and he sucked in his breath. “Don't look at me as you assist me,” Alice insisted, clenching her fists around the bunched up gown. “That depends on what you need assistance with,” Blake replied, keeping his eyes trained on her face.

Alice didn't wish to press Lord Bedford further and soon after she was whisked away to dance with other gentlemen of her acquaintance. Quadrilles and country-dances filled the remainder of her evening. The last dance came and Lord Bedford was at her side again. Blake had not approached her for another dance, but she smiled to hide her disappointment. Perhaps he came to the realization that she was to marry an aristocrat and set his sights on a much easier, steadier target. Miss Staton or Miss Carter would make a good wife for Blake.

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