By Patricia Cabot
"When attractive Kate Mayhew is employed as chaperone to Burke Traherne's headstrong daughter Isabel, the Marquis reveals himself in an most unlikely drawback. Torn among the data that she is precisely what Isabel wishes but in addition, for him, the worst attainable temptation, he reveals himself in consistent proximity with a person who threatens his independence. identified for his steely strength of will because the day he stuck his spouse with a lover, Burke has vowed by no means to hazard marriage back.
In accepting his lordship's supply of employment, the feisty Kate faces perils; her wild charm to a guy who has sworn off love, and a date along with her personal scandalous past...which she can't preserve mystery ceaselessly.
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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 Little Scandal by Patricia Cabot