Lady Christine Claybourne is trying to
escape an arranged marriage which in her eyes is only
happening to get her lands. If she stays single until she is
27, one month from now she will inherit all. She is currently
on the run from John Preston, who has a betrothal with her,
signed by her uncle. She takes the position of a governess
and just her luck she finds out that she has taken it in the
home of John Prestonís parents. When her charge traps her up
in a tree the man who comes to save her is William Preston,
the younger brother of John.
William quickly determines who Lady
Christine is and a bargain for his silence is struck. This
bargain involves one night with William. But, Lady Christine
is stunned when she is so drawn to William that she changes
her mind as to what will happen in the future when she thinks
William is beyond her reach.
The Ladyís Bargain is a
fast paced historical romance. Ms. Dicken has written a
strong woman character that knows what she wants to do with
her life and has a plan on how to get it. When her plan goes
awry she takes the time to determine what she really wants and
sticks to that. The Ladyís Bargain is a quick
sexy read for those who like historical romances.