When lovely young Miss Laura Milbanke was asked for her hand in marriage, the handsome Sir Nicholas Grenville was at death's door. But Sir Nicholas did not die. He lived to bring Laura home. Waiting for him was the beautiful Augustine Townsend, whom Nicholas had long adored and who would be his - if only Laura did not stand in the way.
When lovely young Miss Laura Milbanke was asked for her hand in marriage in romantic Venice, the irresistibly handsome Sir Nicholas Grenville was at death's door. He had fought a disastrous duel to defend Laura's honour, and nor he would defend her from poverty by leaving her his estate when he died. But Sir Nicholas did not die. He lived to bring Laura home to King's Cliff manor. Waiting for him was the fabulously beautiful Augustine Townsend, whom Nicholas had long adored and who would be his - if only Laura did not stand in the way. Should Laura try to fight this ravishing rival? Or should she give her husband his freedom by giving herself to the temptingly attractive Daniel Tregarron, who offered her all the love Sir Nicholas denied her? Never did a young bride find herself in a greater dilemma. Here was a marriage that broke all the rules and threatened to break her heart...
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Sandra was born in South Wales, but spent a great deal of her childhood in Ulster and Germany. She has lived in Gloucestershire since marrying forty years ago, and has one daughter and two grandchildren. Published worldwide, her early books were set around the Wars of the Roses, but now she mainly writes about the Regency period.
The Makeshift Marriage by Sandra Wilson
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