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By Shirley Karr

A pleasant Regency–era story of an earl who continuously will get his manner and the lady who's decided to withstand his a thrilling debut author!The Earl of Sinclair is healthy to be tied! His servants were pairing up and eloping, leaving the remainder of his family employees touching on him because the matchmaking earl. His most up-to-date lease is his secretary Quincy. it's not lengthy earlier than his insolent worker wraps the family employees round his finger, which Sinclair is keen to miss, specifically whilst he realises that the bottom he unearths himself always gazing isn't that of a boy, yet of a full–grown lady! Quincy by no means really lied; she easily by no means stated she wasn't a he. determined for employment, she dressed as any secretary might and permit her company make his personal assumptions. Now if purely she will continue her brain on her paintings rather than Sinclair's devilish appeal, she simply may well cease herself from falling in love with him.

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Without waiting for a response, Miss Ogilvie continued. “I have hopes of finding a match for myself. I cannot remain Lady Cecilia’s companion forever, perhaps not even to the end of this Season. She is quite intent on becoming betrothed. ” Quincy had been only half listening, absorbed in trying not to stare at Sinclair’s interactions with Lady Hussy. Miss Ogilvie earned her full attention, though, when Quincy realized it was not just the companion’s full skirts that were encroaching on her half of the settee, and on her person.

It required two footmen to raise Sinclair to his feet again. Which two, he couldn’t tell, because he couldn’t look them in the eye. Bloody hell. Hadn’t he left this damned weak-asa-kitten stage behind months ago? Apparently not long enough, for they lifted him up with the disgusting ease of much practice. Once Sinclair stopped swaying, Harper shooed away the footmen as he handed Sinclair his walking stick. The butler stayed two steps behind as Sinclair slowly, laboriously, limped into the town house.

Broderick would use it as an excuse to make him drink one of those foul-tasting tisanes his valet swore by. Sinclair grimaced, adjusted his grip on his walking stick, and started down the steps to the street. “Sorry ’bout that last flèche, old chap,” said a voice from behind. The tone conveyed the opposite meaning. Sinclair waited until he reached the secure footing of the sidewalk before turning to face the speaker, the son of his father’s rival. ” He forced facial muscles into a smile instead of cracking the man over his skull with the walking stick.

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