By Kelly Bowen
A pleasant romp to be learn in a single sitting - for enthusiasts of Sarah MacLean, Julia Quinn, and Tessa Dare.Lady Viola Hextall is bored - of the ocean, her chaperones, and the woeful loss of on hand dukes at the ocean voyage from London to manhattan. Scrambling for any diversion wanting leaping overboard, Viola moves up a talk with the ship's rough-hewn, blue-eyed healthcare professional - and discovers an instantaneous medication for what ails her... To Nathaniel Shaw, Viola has the bearing of a woman and the spirit of an adventurer - an not going mixture that he reveals totally impossible to resist. So he's hoping to persuade Viola to depart the stifling ballrooms of London excessive society at the back of simply because there's a giant, broad international simply awaiting them to discover - together.
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Perhaps they are a Germanic tribe that went east instead of west—they claim to be descendants of Alexander the Great and his men. "The Kafir languages are the damnedest ones I've ever come across, every valley with a different dialect. " He gave his cousin a laughing glance. " "Clearly they are people of great good sense," Sara said serenely, refusing to rise to her cousin's bait. " Ross bit his lower lip thoughtfully. "I never grew proficient enough in the language to be sure, but I had the impression that Peregrine was not a native son of Kafiristan.
Weldon drew her into his arms and sealed their betrothal with a kiss. Sara had guessed that this was coming and prepared herself. She had reached the age of twenty-seven with little experience of kissing, much less what came after. As his powerful arms pulled her against the starched linen of his shirt, she decided that his embrace was not so bad, though rather engulfing. Perhaps in time she would come to enjoy kissing. Then his tongue slipped between her lips into her mouth, and she stiffened.
Europe fascinated him. He asked questions constantly, absorbing every word like a sponge. "He must have put what he learned to good use,because when our paths crossed again two years ago in Cairo, he had left Kafiristan and become a very wealthy trader, with interests throughout the Orient. " Ross gave Sara a smile of cherubic innocence. " "Your tales always raise more questions than they answer," she commented, her eyes twinkling. " "I was hoping you would say that, for if you receive him, everyone will.
A Lady's Guide to Skirting Scandal: A Short Story (The Lords of Worth, Book 2.5) by Kelly Bowen