By Julia London
Kate Bergeron is the attractive and mysterious former mistress of a fabric merchant...and the newest attractiveness to seize the curiosity of the Prince of Wales. Mired in a disastrous divorce, the Prince makes an attempt to distract recognition from his subsequent amorous pursuit by means of ordering Grayson Christopher, the eligible Duke of Darlington, to faux to London society that he is having an affair with Kate. while Grayson reluctantly has the same opinion to his Prince's call for, he reveals the girl not more keen than he's. Kate will grudgingly act the half in public, yet her favors will not be on the market to any guy. As Grayson and Kate mimic ardor for the realm to work out, they locate what began as a deception changing into all too actual. And while ardour flames into love, their difficulty turns into severe. For whereas marriage among a duke and a courtesan might by no means take place, Kate is familiar with in her center that she is keen to just accept not anything less....
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You should take a bit of laudanum for it, mu’um,” Millie said frostily. Diana looked at the girl; the uncertainty had gone from her eyes, and in its place was something much harder. “Yes,” Diana said carefully. ” Something had shifted in that room. Millie sensed her power over Diana. ” “Yes,” Diana said. Coming here suddenly felt like a very big mistake. “Well then,” she said, forcing a smile. “I shan’t keep you longer. ” She moved past Millie. As she reached for the door, Millie put her hand on the knob.
Grayson’s hand closed around the small box that had been returned to him. “Of course, Mother, if you wish it,” he said, and signaled for the footman to pour him a whiskey as the sound of pianoforte keys being banged with something—perhaps a wooden sword—reached them through the open door. Chapter Nine Having recovered from the altercation at St. Katharine’s dock, Digby lounged with Kate’s latest batch of petits fours on her daybed, in her suite of private rooms, passing judgment on her gowns. With Amy’s help, Kate donned each one behind a screen, then stepped out and twirled about, waiting for Digby’s verdict.
Half past eleven! What if a messenger had come? ” Diana insisted. “Yes, mu’um,” Millie said quietly. Heavens, it wasn’t the girl’s fault, Diana understood that, but she was filled with anxiety. Grayson never failed her, and on those rare occasions when something did indeed crop up, he sent word. Millie frowned and folded her arms around her, shivering from the cold. Diana had entrusted Millie with her secret. With her life, really—for if Millie were ever to turn on her, she could ruin Diana. Lord Eustis would never forgive her for having an affair, especially as she had not provided him the heir he so desperately wanted.