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By Patricia Cabot
"When appealing Kate Mayhew is employed as chaperone to Burke Traherne's headstrong daughter Isabel, the Marquis unearths himself in an very unlikely drawback. Torn among the data that she is strictly 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 self-discipline because the day he stuck his spouse with a lover, Burke has vowed by no means to probability marriage back.
In accepting his lordship's provide of employment, the feisty Kate faces perils; her wild allure to a guy who has sworn off love, and a date together with her personal scandalous past...which she can't maintain mystery ceaselessly.
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Trajan drew a harsh breath of disbelief and rocked back on his heels, abruptly releasing her wrists. The pieces of the puzzle began to fall rapidly into place. His captor’s surprisingly elegant turn of speech, the ironic gleam in those blue eyes, the way Lady Caroline had defended the actions of the Petticoat Club – not through foolishness, as he had assumed, but because she was their leader. How stupid he had been, how blind! He stood up, then strode angrily to the window, tearing the shutters open.
He is no fool. ’ Lady Julia was not reassured by that exclamation. ‘But do you not realise, the Petticoat Club will no longer be a joke but a scandal after this? ’ Miss Theo Pickford moaned, then burst into fresh tears, sobbing into her fine linen handkerchief. ‘I ... don’t ... want ... to hang! ’ ‘Don’t be ridiculous. ’ ‘Make no mistake, Lord Randall will seek revenge for this outrage,’ Amabelle insisted. She lowered her voice in response to Caroline’s warning frown. ‘So you admit that you are holding him?
There was a light ahead. Some kind of shadowy dwelling, half-hidden amongst the trees; a light glimmered in one of its windows. As they drew nearer, he saw a rough shack, little better than a barn, with a horse tethered outside the ill-fitting door, peering round curiously as the three men approached. Trajan’s eyes narrowed on the horse. It was a gelding, muscular and well-cared for, clearly of excellent stock. Not the horse of a common highwayman, he thought. The man with the pistol spoke softly to the animal, then signalled his companion to open the door.
A Little Scandal by Patricia Cabot