By Tessa Dare
"** *When a devilish lord and a bluestocking trigger at the street to ruin... time isn't really on their side.* **
Minerva Highwood, certainly one of Spindle Cove's proven spinsters, should be in Scotland.
Colin Sandhurst, Lord Payne, a rake of the 1st order, must be... wherever yet Spindle Cove.
These not likely companions have one week to
• pretend an elopement
• persuade friends and family they're in ""love""
• outrun armed robbers
• live to tell the tale their worst nightmares
• commute 400 miles with no killing each one other
All whereas sharing a truly small carriage by way of day and a fair smaller mattress via evening.
What they don't have time for is their growing to be charm. less wild ardour. And heaven forbid they spend useful hours baring their hearts and souls.
Suddenly one week sounds like precisely sufficient time to discover an international of difficulty. And maybe... simply maybe... love.
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A footman with a tray of filled goblets went past, and Peregrine deftly captured one. A sip identified a fine French champagne, chosen to go with the mounds of fresh strawberries featured on the refreshment tables. He stopped and sampled a berry, discovering that champagne complemented the flavor perfectly. These English aristocrats knew how to live well, even if it was an artificial little world they inhabited. Numerous oblique glances followed his leisurely progress, but most guests were too well-bred to stare openly.
I can't wait to see the next chapter. " "You always say that," Ross said affectionately. " Sara would never see the sights her cousin had, but his letters and journals had been the bright spots during her dark years. In fact, she had been the one who first suggested that he write about his travels. His first two books had become classic accounts of remote parts of the world, and the book he was working on now should be equally successful. " Sara wrinkled her delicate aristocratic nose. "Charles Weldon is coming to receive my official acceptance of his offer.
Immediately he released her, his breathing uneven. "I'm sorry, Sara," he said apologetically. "For a moment I forgot myself. I did not mean to offend your innocence. " There was a hungry, possessive look in his eyes as he cupped her cheek with one hand. Once more Sara felt a faint thread of alarm. Once more, she suppressed it. Chapter 2 Peregrine turned in a slow circle, scanning the drawing room of his newly acquired suite in the Clarendon Hotel. It was a rather overpowering example of European luxury, replete with gilt furniture, heavy moldings, and mediocre paintings of landscapes and dying animals.