By Lisa Kleypas
A twist of fate...
Devon Ravenel, London's such a lot wickedly fascinating rake, has simply inherited an earldom. yet his strong new rank in society comes with undesirable tasks . . . and quite a lot of surprises. His property is saddled with debt, and the overdue earl's 3 blameless sisters are nonetheless occupying the home . . . in addition to Kathleen, girl Trenear, a stunning younger widow whose sharp wit and backbone are a fit for Devon's own.
A conflict of wills...
Kathleen understands higher than to belief a ruthless scoundrel like Devon. however the fiery allure among them is most unlikely to disclaim - and from the 1st second Devon holds her in his hands, he vows to do no matter what it takes to own her. As Kathleen unearths herself yielding to his skillfully erotic seduction, just one query remains:
Can she maintain from surrendering her center to the main risky guy she's ever identified?
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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.