By Liz Carlyle
"From the grandeur of regency Mayfair to the darkish hazard of London's East finish, Liz Carlyle sweeps you away with a strong tale of a love born opposed to all odds, as an honorable younger widow stands quick opposed to the cynical rogue who turns out decided to eat her, middle and soul.
*A lady of advantage*
In the lonely months for the reason that her husband's dying, Cecilia Lorimer has hidden her vacancy by means of devoting herself to a charity challenge for the unlucky girls of London's slums. but if the speeding Lord Delacourt takes keep an eye on, she feels an uncharacteristic urge to escape. simply six years prior, Delacourt had confirmed himself to be the immoral rake society referred to as him, approximately ruining her recognition within the cut price.
It's whispered that the womanizing Delacourt is useless, vindictive, and cruel. yet he's a guy who honors his wagers -- and one outcome lands him in his brother-in-law's godforsaken venture, face-to-face with the girl who has lengthy haunted his goals. while treachery closes in, purely he understands tips to safeguard Cecilia from the implications of her personal rules. Can a profligate knave convince a virtuous girl that he's worthwhile of her belief -- and her love?
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This was definitely not the time to be worrying about what her mother might think! ‘I suppose I tend to be a Jill of all trades and mistress of none,’ she finished lightly. His smile took on a wickedly sexy smoulder. ’ he growled. Kate’s nerves skittered at the bizarre sexual imagery induced by his phrase. She didn’t know whether to be insulted or flattered. ‘I thought we were here to settle an argument about who played Velda in Kiss Me Deadly,’ she said, glancing at the wide, flat screen hanging on the wall above a sleek, electronic box.
In which case, both of them were in the doghouse with Kate! She took off her sunglasses to blister him with her naked scorn. ’ His Lady Bracknell wasn’t a patch on hers, she thought. ‘Either you sent her over, or you primed her to go off in my direction,’ she accused. He tipped his head down, scowling. ’ SUSAN NAPIER 61 She gave him a brittle smile. ’ A trace of discomfort shifted in the dark eyes. ‘Kate—’ She didn’t want his pity, or his remorse. ‘Oh, don’t ruin the callous, two-timing image she sketched out so vividly.
She had tried to disguise her embar rassment, but to her amazement he had been powerfully aroused by her reticence. If she hadn’t had a few more drinks than usual at the book launch, she probably wouldn’t have had the courage to accept Drake’s invitation back to his hotel room. She felt an electrical tingle in her veins at the memory of the weight of his hand on the small of her back as he had unlocked the door to his room. Once inside she had drifted out of his reach, surveying the huge, split-level suite with assumed amusement that had hid a glittering rush of nervous excitement.