By Barbara Monajem
As soon as a infamous rake, Camden people, Marquis of Warbury, is now fed on through wish for just one girl: appealing younger widow Frances Burdett. And the yule festivities at his nation property current the fitting chance for seduction...
After her short and unsatisfying marriage, Frances Burdett swore by no means to turn into tied to a different guy. Then a passionate kiss less than the mistletoe reawakens longings she suggestion buried endlessly. yet can she supply in to the pleasures of the physique with a rogue like Cam--without wasting her center?
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I could put you in my pocket, my dear, and carry you home! And she’s still got her father’s eyes, I see. Neither brown nor green, but a little of both, as if the good Lord couldn’t make up his mind on the matter. And your hair, Vicky, which was so blond when we saw you last. It’s turned completely brown! There’s not the slightest chance of you and Becky passing for sisters anymore. You’re nowhere near alike. ” While Mrs. Gardiner had been announcing all of this, Victoria was suffering silent throes of agonized embarrassment.
What business was it of theirs anyway whom she chose to marry? If she wanted to marry an Indian fakir, who were they to try to stop her? For heaven’s sake, her uncles had sent her to England with instructions to find a husband. Well, she’d found one . . and a more exemplary groom simply did not exist. Lord Malfrey was everything that was gentlemanly and admirable—intelligent, polite, attentive, and very, very handsome. So what was the problem? “You’ve only known each other a few months,” was Victoria’s aunt’s lament.
Sit, sit, do. ” “In that case”—Mr. Carstairs dropped into the chair that Perkins had placed at the table for him—“I shall be happy to. There is nothing I enjoy better, as I’m sure you know, Mrs. ” Victoria shot the young captain a look of complete incredulity over her own bowl of the watery stuff. She had always thought there was something a little off about Jacob Carstairs, but now she began to feel that perhaps he was actually mad. He was either mad or he was dissembling, because there was nothing in the least bit excellent about the Gardiners’ cook’s tureen of beef.