By Georgette Heyer
"IN THE summer season OF 1815, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of events, balls and soirees. within the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, not anyone draws extra recognition than the gorgeous, outrageous younger widow girl Barbara Childe. On their first assembly, speeding Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, yet even their betrothal doesn't calm her wild habit. eventually, with the conflict of Waterloo raging simply miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring again into town, woman Barbara discovers the place her middle quite lies, and prefer a real noblewoman, she rises to the get together, and to the calls for of affection, existence and war...
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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?