By Laura Lee Guhrke
"Supremely good Emmaline Dove needs to proportion her etiquette services with London's readers, and as secretary to Viscount Marlowe, Emma understands she's within the excellent place to make her dream come precise. Marlowe should be a rake with a choice for can-can dancers and an aversion to matrimony, yet he's additionally the city's major writer, and Emma is confident he's her top probability to determine her paintings in print...until she discovers the mendacity scoundrel has been rejecting her manuscripts with out ever analyzing a unmarried web page!
As a writer, Harry reveals analyzing etiquette books similar to sluggish, painful torture. along with, he can't think his right secretary has the eagerness to put in writing something worthy analyzing. Then she has the nerve to name him a liar, or even resigns unexpectedly, leaving his company in an uproar and his honor in query. Harry comes to a decision it's time to educate pass over Dove a number of issues that aren't right. but if he kisses her, he discovers that his former secretary has extra ardour and fireplace than he'd ever imagined, for one luscious style of her lips purely leaves him hungry for more.
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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.