By Jennifer Wilde
Jennifer Wilde’s dazzlingly passionate, beautifully witty manhattan Times–bestselling novel a couple of schoolmaster’s daughter who turns into the toast of past due eighteenth-century London and the lady notable brothers vie to possess
Angela Howard, the lively daughter of a village schoolmaster, won't ever fail to remember her first provocative glimpse of Lord Clinton Meredith, the beautiful, golden inheritor to superb Greystone corridor. however it is Clinton’s illegitimate brother, Hugh Bradford, who claims Angie’s innocence—and her center. They percentage one excellent evening earlier than violence and tragedy separate them. Her middle shattered, Angie strikes to London, the place she meets the mercurial, sensual playwright James Lambert . . . and a portrait painter named Gainsborough vows to show her right into a legend.
But over the years of popularity and glory and wealth and luck past her wildest goals, Angie is haunted by means of the fellow she enjoyed and lost—a guy who won’t relaxation until eventually she is his back.
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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.
Angel in Scarlet by Jennifer Wilde