By Alissa Johnson, Jennifer Ashley, Emily Bryan
"It is the main expected occasion of the ton: the yearly vacation ball at Hartwell apartment. The song is sublime, the foodstuff beautiful, and the visitor record completely particular. a few come searching for love. a few will do virtually whatever to prevent it. yet all people desires to be there. it doesn't matter what their wants, amid the swirling robes and gentle glow of candlelight, magic has a tendency to occur. And one dance, one kiss, one evening can form a brand new future.
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From Emily Bryan's ""My woman lower than Stairs,"" the tale of a bastard servant lady known as in to impersonate her lacking aristocratic half-sister with effects precious of Shakespeare, to Ashley's ""The Longest Night,"" during which a shapeshifting nobleman makes an attempt to win the guts of the cautious girl he loves whereas at the path of a undercover agent, to Alissa Johnson's ""Traditions,"" the story of an earl who units out to woo one lady and falls for her exciting significant other as a substitute, those mild, wonderful romps will not be ordinary vacation fare. .
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The thing happened too quickly. It was too incredible, too monstrous, too inconceivably remote from their wildest dreams. They made observations barely loud enough to be heard by themselves. The wind pressed upon them. The sound of the motor overhead became an enthralling roar. "It's on wings that are stiff," Stone murmured. "There may be no men in it," McCobb said. They'll be here in a few seconds, Henry thought. Only Jack was silent. He had thrown himself on the ground. His numb mind identified the plane with an angel of the Lord.
The wide passage of the Boulevard Montparnasse past the place where he had lived when he studied there. The still dark places of the Bois and the songs and the wine and the lights and the music. German guns were belching and French blood was making a red mud of Flanders fields but Paris would be saved. Paris! On the headland, wading in the seaweed and sliding on the rocks over which water gushed, three men hunted for souvenirs of their Gethsemane. Henry rubbed shoulders with McCobb. The Scotchman was holding a shoe.
Behind them, as they commenced to eat their green turtle soup, Jack stood at rigid attention and there was no sign of amusement on his face. Stone touched his napkin to his lips and spoke to his son. "They tell me, Mr. " Henry lifted his eyebrows with elegant hauteur. "I've read his speeches. A cheap and dangerous demagogue. Something about crucifixion on a cross of gold. " "William Jennings Bryan is a menace--" Stephen Stone began, after laughing politely at Henry's witticism. " He interrupted himself.