By Meredith Duran
She’s been burned no longer as soon as yet two times via London’s so-call ed gents . . .Gwen Maudsley is lovely sufficient to be renowned, and lots prosperous, too. yet what she’s most sensible identified and enjoyed for is being so very, really nice. whilst a cad jilts her on the altar—again—the scandal has her outraged acquaintances calling for blood. in simple terms Gwen has a unique plan. If great now not works for her, then it’s time to profit to be naughty. fortunately, she is familiar with the fitting tutor—Alexander Ramsey, her overdue brother’s ally and a infamous rogue.So why won’t a proven scoundrel enable her be as undesirable as she desires to be?Unbeknownst to Gwen, Alex’s aloof demeanor veils his private unstated wish. He has no desire to see her swap, nor to tempt himself along with her presence while his personal secrets and techniques make any destiny among them very unlikely. yet on a wild romp from Paris to the Riviera, their friendship supplies solution to whatever warmer, darker, and altogether extra risky. With Alex’s previous and Gwen’s newly unleashed wildness on a collision path, Gwen needs to persuade Alex that his wickedest intentions are precisely what she wishes.
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He’d not known, then, how to fight without being angry—and the anger and the physical exertion combined would have defeated his lungs before the older boys could even raise a hand to him. Between wheezing and passing out, or learning to endure the pain, he’d chosen the latter. The second year, of course, things had changed. Alex shifted direction, circling counterclockwise now. The way one fought revealed one’s character, and yesterday morning, he’d seen Bruneau destroy three men in record time.
Cried Caroline. ” She cast a pointed look toward Henry Beecham, who had not offered to share his joy. ” Elma frowned. ” “Newfoundland,” said Alex. “San Francisco—bit foggy, no doubt, but most Londoners would call it tropical. Or why not China? Keep going west and you’re bound to hit it eventually. ” “You might wish to reconsider that,” Caro said. ” “Did I? Well, that explains the rude reply to my greeting at the port authority. ” “Your flippancy helps no one,” Belinda informed him. He shrugged.
He cursed the invention of the telegram. All the life in the world teemed on the boulevards, jostling beneath tree limbs laden with lilacs. On the green benches that lined the pavement, dandies lounged in white coats with fur collars, their long mustaches framing cigarettes that they smoked with frowning care. Smartly dressed ladies hopped fearlessly from omnibuses, and servants shuffled past with their various charges—nannies escorting little boys in velvet knickerbockers and cuffs of Belgian lace; maids dragged by tonsured poodles, which lunged at the olive peddlers and made the girls selling fresh carnations shriek and jump away.