By Christina Dodd
Unique booklet: 1997
Prim, undeniable, desperately virtuous girl Mary Fairchild stared on the seductive gentleman and puzzled -- did he take into accout the weather of the evening they met? absolutely no longer. within the ten years when you consider that, she had deserted her younger impetuousness and remodeled herself right into a housekeeper -- disguising her good looks underneath a servant's dour garments made up our minds to beat the passions of the past.
But Sebastian Durant, Viscount Whitfield, did realize her as a Fairchild, one in all his family's sour enemies. while he demanded her aid getting better a stolen diary, she dared no longer refuse him. while he proposed they masquerade as a betrothed couple, loyalty compelled her to agree. And while the restraint among them shattered and delight turned an obsession, Mary needed to belief a robust guy who may possibly ship her to the gallows ... or love her via eternity.
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Oliver asked. 32 / Cathy Maxwell Alex looked at him blankly, forgetting for a moment where he was. He brought himself back to the present. ” The past could stay where it was. He didn’t need her—had never needed her. Of course, Miranda appeared as if she hadn’t needed him, either. It had been ten years since they’d parted, and they appeared to have been prosperous ones for her. But then wasn’t that just the way women were? They were like cats, selﬁsh and always landing on their feet. Certainly the Frenchwoman who had convinced his own father to desert his country and son and turn traitor had not thought of anyone but herself.