By Stephanie James
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A daring lady often called the "duchess of Magnus" used to be wagered—and won—in a card online game. however the lady who arrived used to be her shy, quiet cousin Eleanor.
Eleanor de Lacy should have been mad to comply with alternate identities together with her stronger-willed cousin. She may by no means persuade Remington Knight of the folly of this union—especially because the guy appeared so made up our minds for it to ensue. Worse nonetheless, she reveals Remington dazzlingly attractive—and she's charmed through his makes an attempt to seduce her, although he believes she is already his. but when he ever learns of Eleanor's deception, this bold rogue will wreak havoc. .. upon her recognition and her center.
Remington had anticipated a haughty, unbending aristocrat who might ascertain his front into stable society. yet this "duchess" is a so much friendly surprise—modest, warm-hearted, endearingly awkward, and a satisfaction to the attention. in brief, she is strictly this type of bride Remington may well fall passionately, thoroughly in love with. .. if he weren't so motive on his revenge.
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Lady, I would have fought on your behalf and in the process probably gotten us both kicked out of the college,” Ryder told her bluntly. “All of which is not to say that my way is any better or worse than your friend Damon’s. ” She nodded, acknowledging the inescapable truth. “Although it looks as though I’ve already made it. Damon won’t forgive that little scene this morning. ” She nodded. “I insulted him terribly when you think about it. He was only trying to help me. ” Ryder demanded with sudden intensity.
You’ve got virtually nothing yet, except your doctorate and a bottom rung on the faculty ladder. ” She tried to smile weakly. ” She pulled out the frying pan and began to crack eggs into a bowl. “But it’s no good. ” “You little idiot,” he declared tightly, his temper apparently on edge. With reason, she thought fleetingly. He hadn’t even had breakfast yet and here he was trying to deal with a crazy young faculty member. “You’ll be back in the fall and you know it! What else can you do? Jobs for philosophy professors are damn scarce!
The severity of the style suited her mood, she thought wretchedly. Where was Ryder? Sooner of later she was going to have to deal with the man, she told herself tensely as she pulled on her jeans and found a long-sleeved plaid shirt. She was tucking in the ends of it and groping under the bed for her flat sandals when she heard a knock on the door. Brenna froze. Blindly she glanced down at the shoe she had retrieved. It wasn’t her flat, casual sandal at all. It was the red high-heeled dress shoe Ryder had removed last night.