By Betty Neels
It appeared unusual to Serena Lightfoot that each time she such a lot wanted aid, orthopaedic medical professional Mr. Ivo van Doelen constantly appeared to have an answer. whilst he put in her at his previous nanny's domestic in Chelsea, Serena knew she could not remain lengthy, for she was once at risk of wasting her center to him. yet Ivo knew what he wanted--he easily wanted area to permit Serena to get to grasp him, and a wedding among buddies could supply him that point. Now all he needed to do was once convince Serena to simply accept his handy proposal....
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You have no idea what I am going to do or where I'm going. You don't want to know, do you? Do you know that Gregory has jilted me? " Henry looked uncomfortable. " "You're quite able to find a good job and do very well. " Serena picked up a fairing from the side-table in the drawing room, where Henry was inspecting the contents of a china cabinet. The fairing was small, a man and woman holding hands, crudely done, yet charming. The kind of thing Henry and Matthew would find worthless. She would keep it for herself, a reminder of her home in happier days when her mother had been alive.
He was quite serious, she decided, and if she had expected him to back her up she was to be disappointed. " "My dear Serena, would you be happy doing that? " He smiled at her. " He went to see her father presently, and she began to get lunch ready. Her father had demanded devilled kidneys on toast and a glass of the claret he kept in the dining room sideboard under lock and key. If Gregory intended to stay for lunch, he would have to have scrambled eggs and soup. Perhaps he would take her out? Down to the pub in the village where one could get delicious pasties.
With the observation that she was young enough and strong enough to look after herself. "And if that wasn't bad enough, Gregory Pratt, who had let it be known that he intended to marry her, changed his mind as soon as he discovered that she hadn't inherited the house and the money. She's been trying to find work, but she refuses to abandon her cat and it's hard to find employment with no references and no skills except that of a housewife. She's living with Henry, her elder brother, at Yeovil. I went to see her and I must say that I'm not at all happy about her.
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