The Convenient Marriage Author:Georgette Heyer Love or license? Fidelity or freedom? Hard choices for a willful young beauty in an age of romantic extravagance. — THE KNOWING BRIDE — When dazzling Horatia Winwood married the powerful Earl of Rule, she was saving her sister from a loveless match, rescuing her family fortune, and providing herself with a life of ease. Hers was ... more »a marriage not made in heaven but in the coolly logical mind of a very self-possessed young beauty.
Not until Horatia was deep in dangerous intrigue with her husband's vengeful rival, the dashing and arrogant Lord Lethbridge, did she suddenly find -- to her own tumultuous surprise -- she had fallen in love with the man she had married for money. But was it too late, now that she was but a heartbeat away from betraying both him and herself?« less