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Charlie Lane presents Book 2 in the Debutante Dares series.
The Earl of Abbington is not a daring man.
Responsible for the care of an opium-addicted uncle, George's life poses dangers to a bride that he'll never risk. It's why he avoided the independent and kind Lady Jane last year, despite her brother's request he protect her during her season. His neglect no doubt led to Jane's tattered reputation. In reparation, he's sent preapproved suitors to the house party to ensure she marries well, not to a man whose life is a nightmare.
Lady Jane is done being daring.
Her daring spirit ruined her reputation, her family's social standing, and her brother's marital prospects. But a Christmas house party attended by a coterie of willing suitors can put everything right. Plain of face and ordinary of intellect, Jane knows she'll never find love. She doesn't want it anyway. Love is the most daring thing a woman can do, after all. Instead, she'll develop a system to test her suitors and discover the best husband for a practical sort of marriage.
Jane needs George's help choosing a husband, but George soon realizes he can't give it without betraying his own heart. Together, they must find the courage to face the dangers of love or lose the love of a lifetime.
Running time 9 hrs