By Cathy Maxwell
She by no means anticipated it is going to come to this Desperation and an empty belly pressured Fiona Lachlan to conform to a plan that ended up luring the wickedly infamous Duke of Holburn into difficulty. every little thing went extraordinarily improper, and now she has came upon herself posing as his ward! And whereas she swore not anything can make her want a scoundrel, whether he used to be a duke, she is now drawing ever in the direction of the only guy she can't have . . . "Beware of innocence!" The Duke of Holburn had spent years heeding this caution, and in doing so, controlled to prevent the virginal younger girls who were installed his direction. yet now his wild methods have got him into actual risk. There are killers on the door and a temptingly attractive lady in his fingers. he's approximately to discover himself seduced . . . and he is not fairly definite he desires to withstand this time.
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She makes certain it is that way. " He flicked his gaze over her person in an appreciative way. " Risking that she wouldn't bolt for the door, and undecided of what he'd do if she did, Nick walked to the table. He pulled his coin purse out of his pocket and held it up for her to see before dropping it on the table. " It is to her credit that she stood in indecision a moment. She didn't trust him, and she shouldn't. Her gaze dropped to the purse. "Hester Bowen hired me to come here and deliver a message to Lord Belkins.
With a soft sigh, Fiona leaned toward him. His arm slid around her waist. She rested her hand on his chest, surprised by how hard and muscular it was. A part of her mind warned her she must return to Hester; the other part had no inclination to do so. His kiss tasted of wine. Heady, rich, fragrant wine. He leaned back and she followed, not ready to end this kiss so soon. She felt his tongue tease hers. Startled, she started to pull back. His hand on her back wouldn't let her move. "It's all right," he whispered against her lips.
His explanation obviously did nothing to ease her fears. She kept her fork pointed at him. " he prompted. " And why did she expect to meet Belkins when he so obviously hadn't planned on being here himself? If Belkins had passed up an assignation with this beauty, he was a fool. A small worry line appeared between her brows. Her glance drifted to the door behind him and he knew she wanted to escape. He wouldn't let her do that. Not until he knew more about her. It had to be more than a coincidence that she, who looked so much like his vision at Delphi, should appear at the same time he'd been approached about Ramigio.
A Seduction at Christmas (Scandals and Seduction, Book 1) by Cathy Maxwell