Historical Romance

Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught

By Judith McNaught

"In this vintage novel of 2 willful fans stuck in a breathless event of deception and betrayal, number 1 *New York instances* bestselling writer Judith McNaught has created a robust and unforgettable masterpiece.
ELIZABETH CAMERON
The Countess of Havenhurst possessed an extraordinary gentleness and fierce braveness to check her beautiful good looks. yet her recognition is shattered whilst she is came upon within the palms of Ian Thornton, a infamous gambler and social outcast.
IAN THORNTON
A dangerously good-looking guy of mystery wealth and mysterious lineage, his voyage to Elizabeth's middle is fraught with intrigue, scandal, and a venomous revenge.
Destined for every different, but cautious of every other's explanations, Elizabeth and Ian have interaction in a dance of suspicion and fervour that exams the very soul in their star-crossed love. As a twisting course of secrets and techniques takes them from London's drawing rooms to the mysterious Scottish Highlands, Elizabeth needs to examine the reality: is Ian basically a ruthless fortune hunter at heart?

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I want to be what I am no longer. And diet and exercise never seem to make enough difference. You have no idea how frustrating it all is. Nevertheless, I make an effort for Peggy’s party. I put on just the right makeup—soft, smudgy eyes, luminously defined lips. I slip into a peacock tank top and a sleek (as sleek as one can be in my size) black jacket and a long, tight skirt. I spray a light, citrusy perfume into the air and walk through it. I slide small gold bands into my earlobes. I imagine that Hank Marsh will look something like Michael Landon.

And when it does, of course it isn’t a letter from Jack but a reminder of a client meeting, a note from HR telling us they’ll pay us $2,000 if we introduce them to an architect they hire, and jokes from my neighbor Jackie, who sends jokes nearly every day to me and about forty-five other people she knows. ” My favorite reads: “Now I am a man. ” At five-thirty, I check for Jack’s letter one last time. I’m furious that I’ve given him my work E-mail address and not my home address. Now I’ll have to wait until Monday no matter what, even if he writes sooner.

He’s always been into crazy get-rich-quick schemes that never pay The Middle Ages / 55 off. First he started a company that made kiosks which dispensed colognes. He put them in shopping malls. I think about three people actually ever paid to get a squirt of cologne. Then there was the peeloff-nail-polish company. He noticed that the twins (at the age of four) were enamored of Baby Twinkle Peel-Off Nail Polish in a vapid shade of hot pink which they peeled off whole and left sticking to furniture all around the house.

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