By Candace Camp
3 siblings estranged by means of secrets...reunited through love.Lord Thorpe's new company accomplice isn't really what he anticipated. along with her billowy black hair and creamy pores and skin, Alexandra Ward is stunningly appealing, brashly outspoken...and the correct picture of a filthy rich girl lengthy notion dead.Straight from the USA, Alexandra unearths London fraught with hazard. Her visual appeal on Thorpe's arm sends surprise rippling via society and arouses hushed whispers: is she a schemer looking for a lifeless woman's fortune, or an blameless stuck up in conditions that she does not understand?Someone understands the reality, a person who does not wish Alexandra to reside lengthy adequate to profit something. basically Lord Thorpe can assist her now--if he can conquer his personal suspicions.
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I'd like to know what kind of man would just walk off and leave you at a party! Well, never mind that now," she went on as Alexandra drew breath to argue. "Sit down here on the sofa. " Aunt Hortense looked around and caught sight of the clot of servants standing just outside the drawing room door. "You, there, what do you think you're doing, standing about like a gapeseed? Go fetch your mistress a glass of brandy. " The servants scattered at her words. Aunt Hortense sighed. " There was a gasp at the door, and they turned toward it.
How could a man infuriate her so much and at the same time make her want him so? Alexandra would not have thought it possible. Her aunt bustled in. " Her eyes searched Alexandra's face carefully. "Yes. " "No. " "The way you looked at Mr. " "Of course. " Her aunt rolled her eyes. "These Englishmen and their infernal love of titles. " She paused. " Alexandra could feel heat rising in her face, and she hoped the light was dim enough that her aunt could not see. "Don't be absurd. " "And don't give me that look.
You must forgive me. I'm so silly--I shouldn't really be here. I mean, be the first to talk to you. That is the Countess's place, of course. I am, well, I am only living here because the Countess is such a good, kind woman. Certainly I should not be taking her place in greeting you. You see, I remembered that I had dropped my yarn in here yesterday, and I thought I would simply slip in and retrieve it, but I hadn't expected anyone to come in. I mean, I knew you were expected, but--" "It's perfectly all right, Miss Everhart," Thorpe broke in, stopping the woman's flow of words.