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"**A Reluctant Lord... A Resistant Lady... A Superfluous Fiancée
And a Devastating kin Secret...**
When Richard Barrett, Lord Hartley, is all of sudden known as domestic to take the reins of the property, he discovers the level of the family's monetary straits. The therapy: marry the heiress their households have picked out for him. regrettably, he's already deliberate to marry a person else.
Miss Sophie Goodnight isn't too partial to turning into his handbag with feet...and she sabotages all makes an attempt to woo her. but if Lord Hartley discovers the shenanigans in his father's earlier, he realizes that determining among attractive ladies is the least of his problems.
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He might well turn out to be the devil, Jasper,” the woman said, taking off the old man’s helmet and handing it to him. ” Jasper snorted. ” “Yes, Jasper. ” A very pointed statement, rife with secret meanings. “But the children, my lady! Rufus never even . . I mean, all the others—” “Yes, I know, Jasper. But the solar will have to do for tonight. We’ll make His Lordship comfortable, won’t we? ” She ﬂashed Alex a completely false smile as she grabbed an oil lamp off the neat worktable and started up the circle of stairs, muttering under her breath—doubtless cursing him and all his kin.
Every word the man spoke seemed to take on wholly improper textures. He was steel and leather and a soft kind of heat that forced its way through the seams of her gown. Talia stopped beside the well and turned on him. “My chamber is not available to you, my lord. You can take the . . uh . . ” In the shifting shadows of the courtyard, she could see the hardening of his jaw. ” Chapter 4 nm D eceptive woman. Her every word, every breath as distracting as her scent. She ﬂounced past him, stopping long enough to scratch a scruffy hound behind the ears and murmur an encouragement that set the beast’s entire body wagging, then laid him out, legs up, on his back.
Fear ﬂickered across her ﬁne features, softening them for an instant. ” And then they came swooping down the stairs, pounding footsteps and giggling voices and then a useless bellow from far above. 52 LINDA NEEDHAM “Come back here, young ladies! This minute! ” But the chaos only increased, until it spilled into the solar along with two girls, then Leod, who hadn’t a chance of catching up with them. ” The girls sped past him to his irritated ward, encircled her with their arms. ” Married? ” Kiss de Graffe?