By Celeste Bradley
"**AND THEN COMES MARRIAGE**
After years of being a quiet, dutiful spouse, the lately widowed Mrs. Miranda Talbot is eventually unfastened to do as she pleases. As an enticing girl of self sufficient potential at a time whilst few ladies are, Miranda is abruptly turning heads throughout London. whilst she meets the rushing Mr. Castor Worthington, she is swept away by means of his ardour. Is he too stable to be real?
Little does Miranda comprehend that there's extra to Castor than meets the attention. actually, he's a dual. Castor's brother, additionally a proven bachelor, takes his romantic pursuits-and rivals-very heavily. while Castor discovers Miranda is being courted by way of his personal dual, his aggressive nature takes over. Who often is the one to win Miranda's hand and center? The race to claim *I do *is approximately to begin...
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He swung her around and without preamble, kissed her. Fiona's lips parted in surprise. Tension shot through her. She raised her hands to push him away. Nick wasn't about to let her go. He took her by both arms, turning his head, forcing the kiss, willing her to bend to him. She resisted, she held-and then she opened. He didn't waste time. He knew what he was doing. And yet, at the first full taste of her mouth, at the first hint of her submission, it was he who was trapped. Kissing her was different from kissing other women.
He didn't answer. Instead, his arm crossed his belly to hold off a cramping pain. " "Those men weren't Spanish," she whispered. "I know that," he said, irritation in his clipped tone. " she had to ask. She had to make sense of what had happened. His brows came together, his eyes still closed. "No. " It was a fair question but it offended her all the same. "Of course not. " "How comforting," was his dry reply. Fiona frowned at his sarcasm. "Perhaps you deserved that bellyache," she muttered. That comment brought a reaction out in him.
She had courage. Few spoke to him in that manner. Nick spread his arms to show he hid no tricks. " "He sent me instead," Nick answered and decided to lay all his cards on the table. Then perhaps she would relax to tell him her purpose and he could gain a clue to the mystery of Ramigio. "Lord Belkins owes me money. " It was no news that Belkins was done up. He'd lost huge sums to men all over town and the rumor was he had little chance of meeting those obligations. "He came to me yesterday with an offer.