By Johanna Lindsey
"From number 1 *New York occasions* bestselling writer Johanna Lindsey comes a love tale as passionate and tumultuous because the previous American West, approximately an heiress who discovers ardour within the fingers of a Texas cowboy.Amanda and Marian Laton are exact twins yet they're as diverse as evening and day. Amanda is gorgeous yet nasty, and Marian is variety yet plain—purposely with the intention to keep away from upsetting her spiteful twin's jealousy. while their filthy rich father without warning dies, the 2 lightly reared New England heiresses are despatched to stay with their aunt on a sprawling Texas ranch. There the twins meet Chad Kinkaid, the cowboy son of a neighboring rancher. Marian is occupied with Chad's rugged attractiveness and his sheer masculinity, yet she is familiar with that like several different guy she and her dual have met, he'll pursue Amanda, now not her. Chad is certainly beguiled through Amanda's attractiveness, yet quickly he starts to determine past Marian's rigorously built dowdy façade. in contrast to the tame gents again East, after witnessing Marian's flavor for event, her humorousness and bravado within the face of threat, Chad reveals himself in need of *her.* yet how can he, a guy who's only a cowboy with no fancy airs or urbane allure, persuade her she's the single lady for him?
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And of an age when such a status is no longer considered proper or agreeable. You are meant to be married. That sweet chamber of your womb is meant to welcome a husband’s seed, to bear him children. Your days should be spent without the pains and tribulations of worry or complicated thought. You busy yourself with such nonsense all the time, Charlotte, and being unaccustomed to it, you work yourself into a state whereby rumors peg you shrewish. It is not ill temper that causes such within you, Charlotte, and I know that.
55 HIGHWAYMAN LOVER “I did not mean to startle you,” she said, and he laughed quietly. “Quite all right,” he said. He tapped his fingertip against his brow. “Tending my own garden, that is all. ” The servant returned, presenting him with his coat and hat. Charlotte watched him shrug his way into the navy-blue greatcoat, and press a penny against the boy’s palm in thanks. “I wanted to apologize, Lord Theydon,” she said. “Kenley,” he said, and when she blinked at him, puzzled, he smiled. “Social protocol is such stuff and nonsense.
Charlotte was forced into the insufferable company of Essex County’s aristocratic daughters and wives, and as the most recent victim of the Black Trio highwaymen, she found herself the unwitting center of attention amidst a swarm of eager chatter. “Well, I, for one, fully intend to begin keeping jewels tucked down beneath the measure of my stay, just in case my carriage is stopped, and the thieves should decide to fondle me,” declared Payton Stockley, one of the parish’s most notorious gossips.
A Man to Call My Own by Johanna Lindsey