دانلود رایگان کتاب : Lisa Kleypas – Because You’re Mine
“I can’t marry him. I just can’t.” Madeline’s stomach churned with revulsion as she watched Lord Clifton stroll the outside grounds with her father. She didn’t
realize she had spoken aloud until her mother, Lady Matthews, replied.
“You will learn to care for Lord Clifton,” she said crisply. As always, her narrow face wore a dour, disapproving expression. Having led her life with an attitude of self-sacrifice that approached martyrdom, she made it clear that she expected the same of her three daughters. She stared at Madeline with cool brown eyes, her
features elegant and pale. All the Matthews women shared the same colorless complexion except for Madeline, who tended to blush easily.
“I expect that someday, when you have matured,” Agnes continued, “you will be grateful that such an excellent match was arranged for you.”
Madeline nearly choked on her resentment. She felt traitorous color climbing up her cheeks, turning them bright pink. For years she had tried to be everything her parents required—docile, quiet, obedient—but she could no longer contain her …