An Alluring Lady’s Inevitable Match by Lucy Langton EPUB & PDF – Details
- Author: Lucy Langton
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“Oh, I can’t wait for this!” Frederica squealed, bouncing up and down on the
Sitting across from her, Dorothy couldn’t help laughing at her friend’s
“You need to be careful, Frederica. The carriage will lurch again, and you’ll
end up on the floor.”
“No, I won’t!”
“The last time happened ten minutes ago! You were complaining about your
knee hitting the edge of the seat.”
Frederica Colt shrugged.
“The pain is overshadowed by the excitement of knowing we’re going to a
“Isn’t overshadowed a bad word?”
“No, not at all. The delight is bigger than the throbbing in my knee, even if
I’m sure I’ll be limping for a while.” Frederica shook her head, still grinning.
“Why aren’t you jumping around? You were just as excited as I am when I
told you that Aunt Annabelle had invited both of us.”
“But I know how to behave myself, especially in a swaying carriage.”
Frederica stuck her tongue out at her, and Dorothy rolled her eyes.
“Now that isn’t very ladylike.”
“Nobody’s here to say anything. When you’re alone, nobody is going to
know or care that you’re behaving in a conduct that is unbecoming.”
Her words became more flamboyant towards the end of the sentence, and
Dorothy had no idea how she was supposed to maintain her composure when
her friend was making her laugh and groan all the time. She was far too
amusing for her own good.
She leaned over and took Frederica’s hand.
“Well, you’d better take a deep breath and calm down before we get there.
While your Aunt is a lovely lady, I do not think she would appreciate her
niece practically bouncing off the walls.”
“Oh, Aunt Annabelle knows what I’m like.” Frederica giggled. “She tolerates
me better than my own parents. You know that.”
“But she’s gotten married again. She’s going to want you to behave, isn’t
“I’ve met my new uncle. He’s probably the nicest man you’re ever going to
meet.” Frederica winked. “I have a feeling he and I are going to get along
Dorothy didn’t doubt it. Her friend of nearly twenty years could make friends
with anyone. She was warm, outgoing, and fun. Of course, she stayed within
the confines of what society dictated for women, but it still seeped out. It
would be no surprise that her aunt’s new husband would be charmed by her
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