By Amelia Grey
A second of temptation sends a infamous rogue and a darling of the ton unwillingly to the altar. yet simply as their marriage is changing into a real romance, a mysterious presence increases mischief of their domestic.
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This is not a rendezvous or any kind of affair of the heart. ” “That’s not what it looked like to me,” the Lord Mayor’s wife said. Ignoring her interrupting remark, Andrew continued calmly, “I came up here to get a handkerchief and she was peering in the looking glass. ” Andrew had no compunction about lying to cover the reputation of a young lady no matter how designing she might be. It was especially easy when the lie would beneﬁt him as well. “He’s right, Auntie,” Miss Banning said as she immediately started blinking rapidly and rubbing one of her eyes.
The worst possible thing had happened. She had been caught. “I was just—” She stopped. What could she tell him? The truth? No. He’ll think I’m doddering or insane. And maybe I am for not leaving when I had the chance. She had made her aunt promise not to mention their mission to anyone and she couldn’t either. Could she? “Go on. You were what? Looking over my things? ” His implication was clear and she didn’t like it. “Of course not,” she said indignantly, trying not to be frightened by his accusation or the dangerous way he advanced on her.
This was beginning to feel like a drunken, madcap masquerade ball, except he could see all the faces. Andrew knew he had to take control of this situation before things got worse. He’d had enough of these women sniping at each other. “Ladies, there has been no harm done here. ” “Not so quick, my lord. I am not willing to concede that there has been no harm to my niece. That has yet to be determined. ” “Auntie, what are you talking about? We’ve explained what happened. ” “This is not an inconsequential matter, my dear girl.
A Taste of Temptation (Berkley Sensation) by Amelia Grey