House of Cads

House of Cads Vivez la vie pleinement Live life to the fullest That s always been Marie Anne de Vauteuil s motto As a Frenchwoman of highly questionable upbringing she was shunned by genteel society when her fianc

  • Title: House of Cads
  • Author: Elizabeth Kingston
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Vivez la vie pleinement Live life to the fullest That s always been Marie Anne de Vauteuil s motto As a Frenchwoman of highly questionable upbringing, she was shunned by genteel society when her fianc died years ago, leaving her a penniless, fallen woman Almost married, almost a widow She retreated to an isolated village where no one knows or cares about her sordid pasVivez la vie pleinement Live life to the fullest That s always been Marie Anne de Vauteuil s motto As a Frenchwoman of highly questionable upbringing, she was shunned by genteel society when her fianc died years ago, leaving her a penniless, fallen woman Almost married, almost a widow She retreated to an isolated village where no one knows or cares about her sordid past And with no one to answer to, she will do as she pleases, including eating cake until her corset strings pop if she so chooses But then, an invitation to London on a mission of mercy from the very family that cast her aside lands Marie Anne back in society and into the arms of a man who can be nothing but trouble When life gives you lemons Make petit fours Wealthy American businessman Mason is a accidentally engaged, b desperate to get out of it, and c neither wealthy nor a businessman Marriage is the last thing on his mind Money, however, is always of utmost importance He s only in London to gather material for the gossip pamphlets he illustrates, his scheme to make as much money as he can before he s found out and skips town But when he meets the irresistible Marie Anne, she makes him rethink his life as a fraud, and for once consider his true talent as an artist Her carefree attitude about life in general and sex in particular has Mason hoping for something he never believed possible A proper life with a not so proper wife.

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