By Patricia Cabot
"When attractive Kate Mayhew is employed as chaperone to Burke Traherne's headstrong daughter Isabel, the Marquis unearths himself in an very unlikely concern. Torn among the data that she is precisely what Isabel wishes but additionally, for him, the worst attainable temptation, he unearths himself in consistent proximity with an individual who threatens his independence. recognized for his steely self-discipline because the day he stuck his spouse with a lover, Burke has vowed by no means to threat marriage back.
In accepting his lordship's supply of employment, the feisty Kate faces perils; her wild appeal to a guy who has sworn off love, and a date together with her personal scandalous past...which she can't continue mystery without end.
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Extra resources for A Little Scandal
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.