New PDF release: Along Came a Duke (Rhymes with Love, Book 1)
By Elizabeth Boyle
"""A younger girl with a fortune is topic to all types of untoward attentions via the worst type of vagrants."" — Aunt Allegra
A lesson Tabitha Timmons, a penniless spinster, hasn't ever had to heed. that's, till she is left an unlimited fortune payable basically upon her marriage to the very good Mr. Barkworth—a fit that provides little probability of studying precisely what her aunt potential by way of ""untoward attentions.""
But a similar can't be acknowledged whilst the Duke of Preston occurs alongside Tabitha's direction. He spies a rebellious streak in her that fits his personal and he makes it his undertaking to avoid wasting her from this kind of passionless fit, interfering in her lifestyles at each flip. All too quickly, Preston—whose very identify spells ruin—has Tabitha stuck among the nice fortune that promises her safeguard, and his kiss, which provides a completely varied type of happily-ever-after.
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Hell, she probably had no idea what he was doing, either. And yet all it took was an untutored smile, a tiny sigh, and he was lost. He wanted her. He wanted to know her. Every inch of her. His blood burned, his body sang, and if he hadn‘t suddenly heard a raucous shout from the direction of the house, heaven only knew what he would have done. She stiffened as well, her head snapping a bit to the right, pointing her ear toward the commotion. It was just enough for Sebastian to regain his senses, or at least a small piece of them.
What was that supposed to mean? ―She‘s quite beautiful,‖ Louisa explained. ―What does—‖ ―No, I mean—‖ Louisa cut herself off, clearly dissatisfied with her ability to convey the extent of Lady Valentine‘s charms. ‖ Thankfully, the staggeringly beautiful Lady Olivia didn‘t appear to be walking very quickly. Still Annabel judged that she had no more than fifteen seconds before the two parties intersected. She grabbed Louisa‘s arm. ―Don‘t tell them about Lord Newbury,‖ she hissed. Louisa‘s eyes widened with astonishment.
He opened his mouth to say her name, then remembered he didn‘t know it. He held up a hand. A finger, to be more precise. A simple, concise directive. Halt , it said clearly. Don‘t say another word. Her brows lifted in question. ―There‘s more,‖ he said. She started to say something. He took his finger and pressed it right up against her mouth. ‖ And this time, he really kissed her. He took her lips with his, explored, nibbled, devoured . He wrapped his arms around her, pressing her against him, hard, until he could feel every one of her luscious curves against his body.
Along Came a Duke (Rhymes with Love, Book 1) by Elizabeth Boyle