By Kathryn Smith
"He had made an offer of marriage... to a lady who's now the main scandalous lady in London.When Gabriel Warren, the good-looking Earl of Angelwood, provided marriage to woman Lilith Mallory, he idea his happiness used to be whole. yet then they have been, stumbled on in *very* compromising situations -- and he or she disappeared. Now, years later, Gabriel enter's a infamous London gaming membership to shockingly become aware of that the blameless lady he'd as soon as sought after for his bride is now its seductive proprietor.
Lilith is astonished on the sight of Gabriel, and a part of her longs to relive the times -- and nights -- spent in his palms. however the guy she as soon as enjoyed can wreck the livelihood she has made for herself. For Gabriel is now a strong guy, one that is set to close down her institution. but with every one contact, each one kiss, she starts off to wonder whether they can ever have a destiny -- and conquer the scandals in their past.
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She repressed a gasp, and her voice indicated only the veriest agitation when she spoke. “I would need more time I think, Mr. ” “Very well. ” The clandestine publisher smiled. “You have a rare talent, my lady. Quite, quite rare. ” Sliding the package under the counter, he opened the cash register, withdrew an envelope, and handed it to her. “Cash as you prefer, my lady. ” Glancing over her shoulder, he waved his hand as though shooing someone away. Rosalind stiffened but kept her back to the door.
Fitz smiled over the rim of his teacup. ” “I admit, I do. ” “And your eyes and nose. I own several of their paintings—Rossetti and Millais in particular. ” She couldn’t quite keep the shock from her voice. She’d not expected him to be a patron of the arts—other than for paintings of nudes, perhaps. And nudes were not either artist’s speciality. ” “That’s because gossip is by definition about other things,” he noted with a faint smile. ” He laughed. “I’m pleased to see you’re not carping by nature.
Despite his youth, the twenty-third Duke of Groveland had found the larger world equally amenable to his wishes. Although no one but his mother dared call him George. Since he loved her unconditionally and she him, he even allowed her to call him Georgie on occasion. To the world, however, he was Groveland or Your Grace; to his friends he was Fitz or The Monk, while his lovers generally called him darling with great enthusiasm and affection. Surely he could charm one woman into accepting his offer—particularly a destitute female.