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James de Vere has always insisted on being perfectly pragmatic and rational in all things. It seemed the only way to deal with his overdramatic, greedy family. When he falls ill and no doctor in London can diagnose him, he returns home to Grace Hill in search of a physician who can - or to set his affairs in order.
Arriving at the doctor's home, he's surprised to encounter the doctor's daughter Laura, a young woman he last saw when he was warning her off an attachment with his cousin Graeme. Alas, the doctor is recently deceased and Laura is closing up the estate, which must be sold off, leaving her penniless. At this, James has an inspiration: why not marry the damsel in distress? If his last hope for a cure is gone, at least he'll have some companionship in his final days, and she'll inherit his fortune instead of his grasping relatives, leaving her a wealthy widow with plenty of prospects.
Laura is far from swept off her feet, but she's as pragmatic as James, so she accepts his unusual proposal. But as the two of them brave the onslaught of shocked and suspicious family members, they find themselves growing closer. They vowed, "until death do us part"...but now both are longing for their marriage to be more than momentary in this evocative romance.
©2017 Candace Camp (P)2018 Tantor
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5 out of 5 stars
By fabianie on 03-31-18

Great story!!!

Strong hero, stronger heroine, smart and lovely!! Crazy, messy family drama that got me laughing. I could not stop listen to that book for a moment. I Definitely recommend it. It stand along on its own but I recommend listening to the first book, a perfect gentleman.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 05-22-18

Really good

I liked that the storyline was different from most others that are so common. It was never boring. There was a small amount of angst with the miscommunication but it was minimal and bearable. Thankfully it wasn’t an instant love and she wasn’t annoying at all like so many others can be. The narrator was absolutely amazing. I’ll definitely look for other books by this author.

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5 out of 5 stars
By claude on 04-24-18

Loved the story.

Loved this book. A great romantic story, with great characters, with an unpredictable happy ending. A great 5 star story.

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