By Katharine Ashe
"From Katharine Ashe comes an unique, particular “Rogues of the Sea” sequence novella . . .
To the area, woman Patricia Morgan is a formal lady.But in mystery, she yearns for a sizzling romance—a unmarried evening of ardour to make her consider alive.For years in the past she had had that with a breathtakinggentleman she hasn't ever forgotten.They spent one ideal day jointly, yet hedisappeared ahead of she may examine his name.
Eight years in the past, Captain Nikolas Acton ranoff to hitch the military so he may put out of your mind the mysterious younger woman who, after promising him her heart,simply vanished. Now he has back to Englandas a battle hero, and is staggered to return face to facewith the girl who nonetheless possesses his center . . .
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She peeped into the various rooms along the hall, but they were not interesting, either—some bedchambers and dressing rooms and a moderately sized drawing room. Then, in a large sitting room or boudoir, she caught sight of an intriguing painting. She wasn’t sure at first why it had caught her eye, as it was only half-lit by the flickering candle. When she went closer, she decided it was a simple matter of quality. She did not know a great deal about art but surely this portrait had been painted by a master.
Sir Jeffrey grinned at Anna. “Well, what plans for today, Pippin? Let me guess. ” Anna grinned back as she helped herself to eggs. “Most certainly. ” Since Sir Jeffrey was a Member of Parliament, he knew London quite well and obligingly wrote out a list of the best book suppliers while his wife and older daughter planned their assault on modistes and haberdashers. Folding the list, Anna asked casually, “What was Mrs. ” She had reason to hope that her liberal-minded father would give her a straight answer.
Anna swallowed and went to the table to do as he said. Other reasons for fear were occurring to her. She was here alone with a gentleman—a wicked gentleman—in her nightgown. With not a stitch under it! Even though it was of thick cotton, high-necked and long-sleeved, she felt as if he must feel her nakedness as she did, open to the breeze of her movements across the room. He would know from her bare feet that she wore no stockings. Just see what a bramble-patch your curiosity has led you to, Anna Featherstone!
A Lady's Wish (Rogues of the Sea, Book 1.5) by Katharine Ashe