By Karen Hawkins
"Suddenly discovering himself the mother or father of 5 lively childrens, Anthony Elliot, the Earl of Greyley, is aware that he wishes a governess and quick. yet not only any governess will do; he wishes the simplest. the matter is that the easiest is the very unconventional Anna Thraxton, a delicately bred girl who speaks her brain, places up with out nonsense, continues to be obdurate and passionate, and is gorgeous to boot. regrettably, they can't stand one another. however the teenagers must be taken in hand, and so Anna strikes in and wins over the kids and the earl whilst. A quintet of pleasant little ones, well-drawn secondary characters, and a couple of so much attractive protagonists upload to this fascinating, romantic, and well written story. Hawkins (The Seduction of Sara) is readily gaining a following, and her the kidnapping of Julia gained a place at the Romance Writers of America's favourite e-book of the yr checklist in 2000.
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Extra info for An Affair To Remember (Talisman Ring, Book 1)
Whenever I’m here in town and I start to feel like a victim of my own success, I skip out on the crowds and come up here to mellow out for a while. It’s the perfect cure for mood disorders…a little piece of Eden. And now it has its very own Eve…’ She heard a faint activating beep and turned to the sound of soft music rising from hidden speakers. To her shock Drake had shed his footwear and his white silk shirt and was stripping the belt from his dove-grey trousers. At her gasp his hands stilled.
You can’t possibly understand his needs. ’ said Kate drily, when she had got over the sting of the lightning attack. Under the silk top the over-inflated bosom heaved, reveal ing a gap between the scalloped hem and the low-rise white jeans, and a strip of winter-pale skin sporting the sparkle of an impressive navel ring. Diamonds, no less…probably from Sierra Leone, thought Kate darkly. Thinking of navels made her think of her baby and she pleated the folds of her wrap over her tummy. By her calcu lations she was barely two months along, and the books said it would be another two before her baby bulge began to show, but even now she felt a responsibility to shield her son or daughter from negative experiences in the womb.
He looked sick as he watched her massage the blood back into the pale streaks his strong fingers had left on her forearm. She had hormones to blame for her disruptive urges; what made his behaviour so strangely contradictory? For a moment she had had a brief awareness of his potential emotional depths, and realised for the first time that perhaps this journey was going to be more painful for him than it was for her. In the midst of her own turmoil she felt an irresistible urge to make him smile, to banish that disquieting bleak ness from his eyes.
An Affair To Remember (Talisman Ring, Book 1) by Karen Hawkins