By Karen Hawkins
"Suddenly discovering himself the mum or dad of 5 vigorous childrens, Anthony Elliot, the Earl of Greyley, is familiar with that he wishes a governess and quick. yet not only any governess will do; he desires the easiest. the matter is that the simplest is the very unconventional Anna Thraxton, a carefully bred lady who speaks her brain, places up with out nonsense, continues to be obdurate and passionate, and is gorgeous to boot. regrettably, they can't stand one another. however the little ones must be taken in hand, and so Anna strikes in and wins over the kids and the earl even as. A quintet of pleasant young children, well-drawn secondary characters, and a couple of such a lot beautiful protagonists upload to this captivating, romantic, and properly written story. Hawkins (The Seduction of Sara) is readily gaining a following, and her the kidnapping of Julia gained a place at the Romance Writers of America's favourite e-book of the 12 months record in 2000.
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Extra resources for An Affair To Remember (Talisman Ring, Book 1)
But they kept climbing up past the sprawling main bedroom and stepped out through folded shutters into a magical scene, shaded lights around the high walls illuminat ing a lush green jungle of plants and a riot of heavily perfumed spring flowers. ‘The roof garden…for my exclusive, and very private use…’ he said softly, allowing her to walk ahead of him across the dense fan of green grass that divided into winding pathways of creeping groundcover curving around enclosed thickets of soft ferns and spiky palms.
This was definitely not the time to be worrying about what her mother might think! ‘I suppose I tend to be a Jill of all trades and mistress of none,’ she finished lightly. His smile took on a wickedly sexy smoulder. ’ he growled. Kate’s nerves skittered at the bizarre sexual imagery induced by his phrase. She didn’t know whether to be insulted or flattered. ‘I thought we were here to settle an argument about who played Velda in Kiss Me Deadly,’ she said, glancing at the wide, flat screen hanging on the wall above a sleek, electronic box.
It was almost worth the pain of leaving to see his expres sion, an instant, ungovernable blaze of lust mingled with baffled admiration. Almost… CHAPTER FOUR A MONTH later Kate had answered her cell phone in the early evening to a distinctive, deep velvet voice that had made her heart jump. ’ ‘Ernest Hemingway,’ she murmured automatically, tamping down a dangerous flare of hope. ‘I’m flattered, but actually it’s Drake Daniels,’ he said with typically brazen cheek. Did he really think that picking up exactly where they’d left off was going to make her forget the intervening weeks?