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By Cathy Maxwell
She by no means anticipated it'll 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 thing went extraordinarily improper, and now she has discovered herself posing as his ward! And whereas she swore not anything can make her need a scoundrel, whether he used to be a duke, she is now drawing ever toward 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 have been installed his course. yet now his wild methods have got him into genuine probability. There are killers on the door and a temptingly attractive girl in his hands. he's approximately to discover himself seduced . . . and he is not really yes he desires to withstand this time.
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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. He tried charm, albeit his was rusty from disuse. In fact, his smile stretched his face in ways he'd not felt for quite some time. "I know I gave you a scare when you first came into the room.
He gave her a lazy, good-humored smile. " Too late Fiona realized he was right. " she responded. She'd finished the last of her supper and laid her napkin beside her plate. but she found herself in no hurry to go back out into the cold, damp night. Hester would be angry that Lord Belkins had thwarted her plan for revenge and probably rant and rave all the way back to London. Whereas here, she had a full stomach, a glass of wine, a warm fire, and the duke's coin purse. The purse had been heavy. There was probably not as much as twenty pounds in it, but close.
Her hand hit the weight of the vial in her pocket, and she realized there was something she could do. The Duke of Holburn thought he could do as he wished. She'd show him she was one woman who answered to no man. Fiona smiled. Her earlier shyness fled in the face of her purpose. She slid her hand in her pocket and palmed the vial as she walked toward him. Still sitting in his chair in front of the table, he watched her approach, his eyes alive with interest. Looking past his shoulder, she could see the lip of his wine glass.
A Seduction at Christmas (Scandals and Seduction, Book 1) by Cathy Maxwell