The Resilient Lady Collins

Scarlet Collins's life is flipped upside down after news of her divorce from her husband, Jack Humphrey, spreads around town. Despite her husband’s affairs being brought to light, Scarlet finds herself the topic of gossip as the town tries to find the answer to why Jack would leave the young heiress. Already burdened with having to take care of her family, Scarlet now finds herself being forced to listen to the many reasons why her marriage failed. Said to be a woman with a heart made of black ice, the people in town believed their opinions would not affect her so they had no reason to stop voicing them. During an afternoon out seeking peace, she finds herself starting an unlikely relationship with Lord Kingsley's bastard son, Ian Kingsley.

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Spend the night (1)

"Welcome back, Mr. Ian."

"It is good to see you again, Florence. You don't need to refer to me as mister. Does this request upset you?" Ian questioned since she smiled when he said it, but it was more like she was uncomfortable. 

"I have a way of addressing the lady's guest. I don't mean to remind you of your father but there is a way I do things and it is hard to change unless the lady asks. If you don't mind, I would like to ask a favour considering the lady," Florence said as she closed the door behind Ian.

She continued, "I might be stepping far out of line here, but it is because I care for her. She has been working all day since her guest left and I am worried because she felt a little warm earlier. If you do not mind, could you please get the lady to rest?"

"Certainly," Ian replied. "You might need to have some ropes ready because she might put up a fight. I shall yell if I am losing."