By Sabrina Jeffries
" * livid at his grandmother’s ultimatum to marry or lose his inheritance, Lord Jarret Sharpe wagers his luck—and his heart—at the cardboard desk opposed to a very unlikely opponent.
* Mired in scandal after his parents’ mysterious deaths, infamous gambler Lord Jarret Sharpe is of the same opinion to tamely run the family members brewery for a yr if his Machiavellian grandmother rescinds her ultimatum that he marry. however the gambler in him can’t withstand whilst beguiling Annabel Lake proposes a guess. If she wins their card online game, he needs to aid retailer her family’s foundering brewery. but when he wins, she needs to spend an evening in his mattress. the result units off a sequence of occasions that threatens to spoil all his plans . . . and unveils the key Annabel has held for therefore lengthy. while Jarret discovers the darker cause of her guess, he forces her into one other one—and this time he intends to win not only her physique, yet her heart.
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The yellow dog sat on the sidewalk with the most patient expression I'd ever seen on animal or human--just peace and acceptance with his waiting, appreciating the chance to enjoy what might pass his way. The boy had come inside, I guess. And then it finally occurred to me--he'd come inside. True enough, there were voices downstairs. I opened my door a crack, heard Dog William being forcibly removed from the house, his toenails sliding against the wood floor. " Dino. " Mom asked. "That'd be great--my dog would love some water," the boy said.
Dino composed his first piece of music at twelve. Dino made his first armpit fart on June 12, 1958. "Okay. Never mind," Mom said. " "No, I'm sorry. Okay? " "Anyway," Mom said. She paused for a moment, deciding whether to forgive my brattiness. "That's why he's taking Ian on. He and his mother moved here when she lost her job. From California. You know that little house by the ferry terminal? Shingles? " "And keep it there until spring? " "They moved in there. Whitney Bell taught him in California.
God, I was still kicking myself. That feeling of something being done wrongly, left unfinished, needing to be recaptured and played again, started churning inside as they headed out. Jesus, I should be put on some island for the terminally socially inept. Fuck-Up Island. It could be another perverse reality TV show. Mom came down the stairs, called a good-bye, and checked them both surreptitiously for blood and scratches. Dino clapped Ian on the shoulder three times at the door before Ian left.
A Hellion in Her Bed (Hellions of Halstead Hall, Book 2) by Sabrina Jeffries