“I spoke to Mr. Fairbanks,” Louise blurted, her intention being to win this frustrating argument.
She instantly regretted it when Mama said, “I believe he’s enamored by Lady Deidre.”
“He hasn’t announced an engagement yet,” Papa said. “Louise could still win him.”
“Yes,” Mama agreed in a tone devoid of conviction. “I suppose she could.”
Louise sighed. She knew she had to do better, try harder, be more assertive. If only fear didn’t always lurch at the back of her mind, it would be so much easier.
To her surprise, her musings on the subject led her thoughts straight back to the stranger she’d met on the terrace. Gazing out the carriage window at the dark streets beyond, she went over their conversation while picturing him in her mind’s eye. Would she ever meet him again, she wondered. More to the point, who on earth was he?
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Born in Denmark, USA TODAY bestselling author Sophie has spent her youth traveling with her parents to wonderful places around the world. She's lived in five different countries, on three different continents, has studied design in Paris and New York, and speaks Danish, English, French, Spanish, and Romanian with varying degrees of fluency. But most impressive of all - she's been married to the same man three times, in three different countries and in three different dresses.
While living in Africa, Sophie turned to her lifelong passion - writing.
When she's not busy dreaming up her next romance novel, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, cooking, gardening, watching romantic comedies and, of course, reading. She currently lives on the East Coast.
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