By Katharine Ashe
"From Katharine Ashe comes an unique, particular “Rogues of the Sea” sequence novella . . .
To the realm, woman Patricia Morgan is a formal lady.But in mystery, she yearns for a sizzling romance—a unmarried evening of ardour to make her suppose alive.For years in the past she had had that with a breathtakinggentleman she hasn't ever forgotten.They spent one ideal day jointly, yet hedisappeared prior to she may possibly study his name.
Eight years in the past, Captain Nikolas Acton ranoff to hitch the army so he may omit the mysterious younger girl who, after promising him her heart,simply vanished. Now he has back to Englandas a struggle hero, and is staggered to return face to facewith the girl who nonetheless possesses his center . . .
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Then, to his horror, his middle niece, Margaret, barreled into the room with all the energy of a pack of hounds and half the grace. Not having noticed her sister frozen in the middle of the room, nineteen-year-old Maggie plowed into Bea, sending her flying toward the settee and in the process tearing a large patch out of Bea’s already well-worn skirt. “Lawks and the devil,” Bea cursed, with all the native inflection of a wharfside rat. She held out her ruined gown for her sister’s inspection. ” Mags promptly burst into a loud cacophony of tears, turning her already ruddy face into a mottled mess.
For now, I suggest you take advantage of what little time you do have by retiring to the Green Salon. My mother’s pianoforte is in there, and the room is sparsely furnished so it has enough space to move about. ” Bowing politely, he fled his study before there could be any further protests or comments. Mason knew from his long years studying history that at times honor could be found only in a well-timed retreat from one’s folly. And he had certainly found his as he beat a hasty departure. Though his flight came up short when he ran into Belton in the main foyer.
My niece is quite right. ” Hashim growled at this change of events, the guttural sound bringing a frightened squeak from Cousin Felicity. Madame Fontaine placed a placating hand on her servant’s forearm. “I’m afraid the decision is not mine to make, my lord,” she said politely. “Hashim comes and goes as he pleases. ” He studied her for a moment. He swore he heard a catch in her voice—that she wasn’t quite telling the truth. Then again, perhaps like the rest of the pampered London felines, Madame Fontaine was used to getting her way.