By Patricia Cabot
"When appealing Kate Mayhew is employed as chaperone to Burke Traherne's headstrong daughter Isabel, the Marquis unearths himself in an most unlikely concern. Torn among the information that she is strictly what Isabel wishes but additionally, for him, the worst attainable temptation, he unearths himself in consistent proximity with an individual who threatens his independence. recognized for his steely strength of will because the day he stuck his spouse with a lover, Burke has vowed by no means to chance marriage back.
In accepting his lordship's provide of employment, the feisty Kate faces perils; her wild charm to a guy who has sworn off love, and a date together with her personal scandalous past...which she can't preserve mystery without end.
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With just one wish? Everything but her sensibilities, she told herself. She was still the same. ” Finella said, patting the last curl into place. Charlotte looked up and barely recognized the woman staring back at her. This was her hair? She’d never done her hair any other way than the same unyielding chignon her mother and cousin wore, yet what Finella had composed was like something from one of Hermione’s French fashion plates. “Oh, gracious, it is so beautiful,” she whispered, bringing her fingers up to her curled and pinned tresses with an almost reverent adoration.
But she understood the dangerous nature of an imprudent HIS MISTRESS BY MORNING 33 wish and kept the ring locked up all these years. Don’t think I didn’t pester her to pass it along, but she was too fearful of what might happen if—” The lady snapped her lips together and forced them up into a smile. “Oh, what do you care about all that? ” Charlotte looked down at her inheritance with no small bit of wonder. “And this ring—” “Grants the bearer one wish,” Quince said, getting up from the bed and pulling a rag from her pocket.
She laughed and shook her head as if it had been a grand lark all the same. Charlotte stepped back. Certainly she hadn’t heard that correctly. Cousin Finella? Admitting to being drunk? ” she asked, looking up from where she was poking through one of the drawers. “I fear it showed when Trent came in last night. I think I even flirted with him a bit. ” Charlotte caught hold of the doorjamb to keep her knees from buckling. Lord Kimpton? The most pious man in all the ton? Drinking with Cousin Finella?