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By Cathy Maxwell
She by no means anticipated it's going to come to this Desperation and an empty belly pressured Fiona Lachlan to comply with a plan that ended up luring the wickedly infamous Duke of Holburn into hassle. every thing went extraordinarily improper, and now she has came across herself posing as his ward! And whereas she swore not anything can make her need a scoundrel, whether he was once 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 course. yet now his wild methods have got him into actual possibility. There are killers on the door and a temptingly appealing girl in his hands. he's approximately to discover himself seduced . . . and he is not fairly definite he desires to face up to this time.
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Fiona," he said, wanting to test her name. "It fits you. " He wanted her. The need was primal, instinctive. It had been a long time since he'd desired a woman so much. "I saw you in the ballroom," he said. "I followed. " She didn't deny the charge. " The universal feminine complaint. Nick let a slow, easy smile cross his face. "I should have. I'd been drinking the night we met in the ballroom. " Her brows came together. " He could have told her of her uncanny resemblance to the Oracle, of how he later had convinced himself it had all been the trick of a brandy-soaked mind.
Her brows came together. " He could have told her of her uncanny resemblance to the Oracle, of how he later had convinced himself it had all been the trick of a brandy-soaked mind. But then she would question his sanity, and he didn't want that right now. It was hard to seduce someone who thought you were mad. " Fiona was no fool. Her gaze went to the wine glass he'd emptied right before her arrival. She crossed her arms protectively against her chest, gathering her shawl around her as she did so.
We rakes don't like seducing pasty white things," he said in self-mockery. He began heaping food from the dishes onto her plate, his actions more that of a diligent nursemaid than a rakehell. Fiona took a sip of her wine, the smells of roasted chicken, new peas, and hot bread threatened to make her swoon. Hester Bowen was probably wondering what was going on inside this room. For the briefest second Fiona felt guilty that the woman waited for her, but one bite of the tender chicken erased Hester from her mind.