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Unique book: 2006
SHOCKING! London's belle of the ball, Susannah Makepeace, is the final one that may still all at once be caught within the sleepy village of Barnstable. on the town, she could by no means have noticeable a guy swimming bare in a pond. and he or she definitely could have resisted the urge to attract each little bit of him in surprising element! hot! only a few humans recognize that Viscount equipment Whitelaw is the easiest undercover agent in His Majesty's mystery carrier. yet his high-flying existence has ultimately banished him from London. to not worry#151;if Susannah's erotic sketches are any indication of her nature, she'll be a scrumptious stand-in for the fun of espionage. SCANDALOUS! while unusual injuries stick with in Susannah's wake, Kit's undercover agent senses commence tingling. For what larger secret is there for England's maximum secret agent than the secrets and techniques of the delectable puzzle that's Susannah?
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Everything, his prospects, his position in polite society, had disintegrated like ashes in the wind. The deed had been done at Valland House, during a family supper to celebrate the new year. They had been chatting and laughing, his stepsister Susannah had been playing the piano, and then his father had risen to his feet and cleared his throat. He always made a toast at these gatherings, paying homage to the dying year and looking forward to the one to come. But this time he had not raised his glass, in- RULES OF PASSION 53 stead he had reached into his pocket and taken out a letter and begun to read.
Lady Montegomery’s approval is neither here nor there,” Marietta retorted. Lil opened her mouth as if to argue, and then took note of the stubborn tilt of Marietta’s chin, and closed it again. The Greentree sisters were all alike, she RULES OF PASSION 35 thought wryly to herself. When they wanted their own way there was just no stopping them. Aphrodite’s Club had a somber elegance that gave little clue to its real purpose, thought Marietta as the hansom cab set her down. She had never seen her mother’s club before, but she had read of such places and steeled herself for a certain amount of gaudiness.
The knocker sounded again, impatient that no one had answered. There is no one here, she wanted to shout. Only me. The knocker clattered furiously. Agitated, Marietta reminded herself that this was her mother’s house. Although it was not considered proper for a young lady of Marietta’s social status to open a door—especially the door to a disorderly house—the person on the other side could not possibly know who she really was. Marietta gave a quick glance down at herself, and then removed her cloak.