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By Elizabeth Rolls

With a damaged collarbone, Jack Hamilton used to be in no temper to have relations arrive on his doorstep. however the Reverend Dr. Bramley and his daughter have been essentially penniless, so he couldn't simply flip them away. they'd evidently left their prior domestic lower than a cloud, with Cressida's recognition in tatters.

And then Jack learnt the real explanation for their plight, and his chivalrous nature took over. Cressida was once wanting a husband...but used to be he short of a spouse?

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