By Sabrina Jeffries
" * livid at his grandmother’s ultimatum to marry or lose his inheritance, Lord Jarret Sharpe wagers his luck—and his heart—at the cardboard desk opposed to a very unlikely opponent.
* Mired in scandal after his parents’ mysterious deaths, infamous gambler Lord Jarret Sharpe consents to tamely run the relatives brewery for a 12 months if his Machiavellian grandmother rescinds her ultimatum that he marry. however the gambler in him can’t face up to whilst beguiling Annabel Lake proposes a guess. If she wins their card online game, he needs to support keep her family’s foundering brewery. but when he wins, she needs to spend an evening in his mattress. the result units off a series of occasions that threatens to break all his plans . . . and unveils the key Annabel has held for thus lengthy. while Jarret discovers the darker explanation for her bet, he forces her into one other one—and this time he intends to win not only her physique, yet her heart.
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Additional resources for A Hellion in Her Bed (Hellions of Halstead Hall, Book 2)
Anna had never really believed that she could be forced, tricked, or seduced into ruin, but then she’d never anticipated anyone like the Earl of Carne. Cautiously, she allowed her memory to bring to mind the man she had met last night, trying to decide what made him so dangerous. Handsome, yes. But not in a smooth, gentle way. He was lean, hard, and had proved to be alarmingly strong. Anna shuddered at the memory of being as helpless as a struggling toddler. Perhaps, however, that very strength was part of the seductive appeal that lingered even now as a spicy sweetness beneath anxiety.
She was just working into her light stays when Martha returned to help her. ” Anna asked, holding her long plait away from the buttons down her back. “Seems a decent enough house, miss. Sit you down now. ” Anna sat in front of the gargoyle-guarded mirror. ” Martha was quickly unraveling the plait and brushing it out. ” “Well, about this room. ” “Who knows what they do in Lunnon, miss? ” The Featherstones had arrived at nearly eight in the evening and had only taken time for supper before retiring.
A doctor brought in by the lady’s grieving husband stated that certain bruises on the arms suggested that the lady could have been compelled to consume the cause of her death, but since it was equally impossible that a murderer sneak into the house, and as Lord M********le and his friends all vouched for one another, that none had left the room during the evening, and in view of the fact that the lady was found clutching a farewell note to her poor bereaved husband, a judgment of suicide was made.