By Betty Neels
A most fitted match!
Louisa Howarth loved her activity as a doctor's receptionist—until Dr. Thomas Gifford seemed at the scene. She came upon Thomas aloof and important, yet really appealing. So while Louisa stumbled on he was once engaged to the utterly improper Helena, she determined it was once her responsibility to forestall Thomas from creating a negative mistake. yet Louisa hadn't counted on her starting to be emotions for Thomas, or at the danger that it wasn't Helena he desired to marry in the end!
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He said coldly, Tar be it from me to dispute your opinion, Miss Howarth. Perhaps we might ignore our personal feelings and concentrate on what we have to do. ' `Oh, I'll co-operate,' said Louisa cheerfully. ' His grunt told her nothing. He turned a corner and there was Gussage-upChettle. A handful of cottages, a church set astride a crossroads, fields of ripening wheat stretching away towards gentle tree-covered hills. `Oh, very nice,' said Louisa. ' She didn't expect an answer and she didn't get one.
You have no need to be so ill-tempered,' said Louisa, and closed the door smartly on his broad back. If she had stayed for a moment she would have seen him cross the street and get into the Bentley standing there, but she went back to see Biddy, putting the kettle on as she went. An hour later Louisa went upstairs to dress. Biddy would be fit for nothing for quite a few hours; Louisa would have to wake her stepmother before she left for work and break the news to her that she would have to get her own breakfast.
Louisa caught her usual bus by the skin of her teeth, raced up Castle Street as fast as she dared without actually running, and hurried through the dignified portals of Sir James Wilberforce's consulting rooms. She heaved a sigh of relief as she opened the waiting room door; it was empty save for a pretty girl in nurse's uniform who was putting down the phone as Louisa crossed the room. `You're late,' Jilly said unnecessarily. ' Louisa tapped at the door of the consulting room and was bidden in Sir James's fruity voice to enter.
An Ideal Wife by Betty Neels