By Elizabeth Boyle
"""A younger girl with a fortune is topic to all kinds of untoward attentions by way of the worst type of vagrants."" — Aunt Allegra
A lesson Tabitha Timmons, a penniless spinster, hasn't ever had to heed. that's, until eventually she is left an unlimited fortune payable basically upon her marriage to the very decent Mr. Barkworth—a fit that gives little probability of getting to know precisely what her aunt ability via ""untoward attentions.""
But a similar can't be stated while the Duke of Preston occurs alongside Tabitha's direction. He spies a rebellious streak in her that fits his personal and he makes it his challenge to avoid wasting her from this kind of passionless fit, interfering in her lifestyles at each flip. All too quickly, Preston—whose very identify spells ruin—has Tabitha stuck among the great fortune that promises her safety, and his kiss, which grants a completely varied type of happily-ever-after.
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But when Lady Ramsgate tilted her head back in a high feminine trill and put her arms around John’s waist, rubbing her breasts against him right there in front of Mallory—and he allowed it—something snapped. In three quick steps, Mallory placed herself directly in front of her husband. She could feel her fury blazing from her eyes. She no longer had control over her emotions. If she’d held one of the huge broadswords that hung over the mantel in Craige Castle, she’d have found the strength to circle it high over her head and cut John Barron in half.
Sarah interrupted his thoughts by taking hold of his arm. She rubbed her breasts against him. “You were very brave, my love, and a touch insane. ” Her green eyes smoldered with desire. John stifled a yawn and wished he could go home. Unfortunately, Prinny had cornered Peterson and was giving the officer his opinions concerning Wellington’s handling of the war. John would have to think of a clever way to extricate Peterson from such a conversation…and then he had the uncomfortable feeling that someone was staring at him.
Chapter 2 First be kiss’d me, Then he left me Bid me always answer No. O No, John! No, John! No! ” London Seven years later H e was determined to be a hell-raiser of a nobleman. John Barron, the new Viscount Craige, took off his hat and handed it to Titus, the butler of his latest mistress, Lady Sarah Ramsgate. Sarah’s drawing rooms were filled with the extravagant, self-indulgent members of the ton who enjoyed the sort of wicked entertainments that could be found at her soirées. The smell of spirits and smoke hung in the air.