By Patricia Cabot
"When attractive Kate Mayhew is employed as chaperone to Burke Traherne's headstrong daughter Isabel, the Marquis unearths himself in an most unlikely drawback. Torn among the information that she is precisely what Isabel wishes but in addition, for him, the worst attainable temptation, he reveals himself in consistent proximity with somebody who threatens his independence. recognized for his steely strength of mind because the day he stuck his spouse with a lover, Burke has vowed by no means to chance marriage back.
In accepting his lordship's supply of employment, the feisty Kate faces perils; her wild charm to a guy who has sworn off love, and a date along with her personal scandalous past...which she can't hold mystery eternally.
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He would not have his mother maligned, Jayne realized. She didn‟t know why she was so touched by his defense of her. She remembered her conversation with Lady Inwood. It was the ladies‟ boasting that ruined reputations, not Ainsley. He had told her that he did not gossip about his lovers. Suddenly she understood at least one reason why Walfort had suggested Ainsley as a possible short-lived lover: he knew how to keep secrets, and he did what he could to keep a woman‟s reputation intact. Even his mother‟s.
She nodded toward the servant. ” “You seem quite relieved,” she said to Ainsley. ” While it was true, he wished he‟d held his tongue when her eyes darkened with annoyance. He‟d much rather see them filled with passion. ” she asked. ” “I can only hope. ” “She was practically preening as you led her down the stairs. ” “With her chaperone stepping on my heels? ” “I assure you that I intend to dance only once. ” ~ 54 ~ Shaking her head, she averted her gaze. “My apologies. ” “Quite right. ” “Dear God, don‟t tell me you got saddled with Sheffield.
On the way up, her breasts might brush against his chest. Her nipples puckered painfully with the thought. Perhaps he was right, perhaps she was a coward. She shook her head. ” He grabbed the reins of both horses, leading them, while she strolled beside him. “Are you certain you can manage with your foot—” “It was only a momentary discomfort. ” And she would. If it killed her. For the longest time, the most courageous woman Ainsley had ever known was his mother. She‟d married young, at sixteen, a man far older than she, the Earl of Westcliffe.