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By Candice Hern

"Fans of the conventional Regency Romances of Georgette Heyer will take pleasure in this witty romance from manhattan occasions bestselling writer Candice Hern. Robert, Lord Bradleigh, is a rakish earl with a lately prepared betrothal to a beautiful younger lady he slightly understands. Emily Townsend is an impoverished spinster hired as a significant other to his grandmother, the bold dowager countess. Robert concurs to aid his grandmother discover a husband for the gorgeous Emily, yet how is he to undergo the idea of her in one other man's fingers? This glowing story will take you from the Pump Room at bathtub to the ballrooms of London because the unforeseen and indisputable allure among Robert and Emily blossoms into whatever extra � anything that can placed one in every of them at risk.

""Candice Hern is a notable expertise of more suitable advantage, one whose intelligence, wit, and craftsmanship are as remarkable as her dependent romantic sensibility.""
--Romantic Times

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After they had made love several times under the stirring palms they moved inside to the palatial bedroom, and later down to the main part of the suite where they fuelled their sensual excesses from the lavishly stocked bar fridge, and SUSAN NAPIER 47 resumed their sexy badinage through a much-interrupted viewing of Kiss Me Deadly. Neither of them slept and in the morning Kate was stag­ gering slightly as she fumbled into her crumpled clothing, aware that having to go home to change was going to make her horribly late for work.

Was that what he was doing? ‘We never promised each other anything at all,’ she forced out evenly. ’ he commented drily, his dark eyes intent on her still face. ‘I thought I was…’ His shrug encompassed their surroundings. ’ Trust Drake to frame a paralysing statement in a poetic quotation, but Kate was inured to his clever verbal games. She battled the crushing pain in her chest to try and work out what he was playing at, because there had to be an angle. He was brutally honest, but rarely deliberately cruel—and never towards Kate.

She inhaled a deep breath and took the plunge. ‘After all, we don’t want to make this into something it’s not…’ There was an edgy silence. ’ he said. ’ His voice deepened to that spine-tingling drawl that made her feel weak as water. ‘I’ll just have to make sure that we cram everything in before the witching hour…’ And cram they did. For two years their affair had been a case of feast and famine, with neither side willing to admit to any vul­ nerability. Had they both been so busy protecting themselves that they had wrecked any chance of building a real relationship?

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