By Jillian Stone
From the writer of An Affair with Mr. Kennedy and a perilous Liaison with Detective Lewis comes a lovely new romantic caper within the gents of Scotland backyard series.
Prima ballerina Catriona de Dovia lives the glamorous lifetime of a starlet, choked with glittering jewels, luxurious dinners, and admiring suitors. She's grown up significantly when you consider that wasting her middle to Hugh Curzon as soon as upon a time, now not losing her feelings at the empty grants of rich gents. On her personal because the premature loss of life of her mom and dad, she is going to do something for the one family members she has left: her brother, a infamous anarchist.
Scotland backyard Agent Phineas Gunn—sometimes referred to as Hugh Curzon—receives his new task reluctantly. He's up for whatever a bit extra strenuous than enjoying nanny to a ballerina, until eventually he sees who his cost is. Then, it's a totally diverse tale, simply because he'd been not able to omit the trusting, attractive Cate in view that he needed to go away her behind.
As the 2 race around the Continent—by land, via sea, even during the air through zephyr—it turns into doubtful who's retaining tabs on whom, and Finn and Cate needs to conflict the sexual rigidity that snaps and sizzles among them each step of ways
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Those who had never seen it were inclined to think him a proud, disagreeable sort of a man, though only the most daring would ever have uttered aloud such a criticism of one who, besides possessing all the advantages of birth and fortune, was an acknowledged leader of society. Lord Fleetwood, no stranger to that smile, saw it dawn now, and grinned more broadly than ever. ‘How can you, Charles? ’ Arabella entered the room to find both its occupants laughing, and thus had the felicity of seeing Mr Beaumaris at his best.
She commanded the houseboy to summon the ubiquitous Joseph Eccles up to the Parsonage, and desired the pair of them to fetch down from one of the attics two formidable trunks. Joseph, who had been employed by the Vicar since the first year of his marriage as the farm-hand, considered himself the mainstay of the establishment, and was only too ready to oblige the ladies; and he lingered in the dressing-room, proffering counsel and encouragement in the broadest of Yorkshire dialects until kindly but firmly dismissed.
A Private Duel with Agent Gunn (The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard, Book 3) by Jillian Stone