By Jillian Stone
From the writer of An Affair with Mr. Kennedy and a perilous Liaison with Detective Lewis comes a lovely new romantic caper within the gents of Scotland backyard series.
Prima ballerina Catriona de Dovia lives the glamorous lifetime of a starlet, packed with glittering jewels, luxurious dinners, and admiring suitors. She's grown up significantly due to the fact wasting her center to Hugh Curzon as soon as upon a time, now not losing her feelings at the empty supplies of rich gents. On her personal because the premature demise of her mom and dad, she's going to do something for the single kinfolk she has left: her brother, a infamous anarchist.
Scotland backyard Agent Phineas Gunn—sometimes referred to as Hugh Curzon—receives his new task reluctantly. He's up for anything a bit extra strenuous than taking part in nanny to a ballerina, until eventually he sees who his cost is. Then, it's a totally diversified tale, simply because he'd been not able to overlook the trusting, attractive Cate due to the fact he needed to depart her behind.
As the 2 race around the Continent—by land, by means of sea, even during the air through zephyr—it turns into doubtful who's holding tabs on whom, and Finn and Cate needs to conflict the sexual pressure that snaps and sizzles among them each step of ways
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