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A pleasant romp to be learn in a single sitting - for fanatics of Sarah MacLean, Julia Quinn, and Tessa Dare.Lady Viola Hextall is bored - of the ocean, her chaperones, and the woeful loss of on hand dukes at the ocean voyage from London to manhattan. Scrambling for any diversion wanting leaping overboard, Viola moves up a talk with the ship's rough-hewn, blue-eyed physician - and discovers a right away treatment for what ails her... To Nathaniel Shaw, Viola has the bearing of a girl and the spirit of an adventurer - an not likely mix that he unearths totally impossible to resist. So he's hoping to persuade Viola to depart the stifling ballrooms of London excessive society at the back of simply because there's a gigantic, large international simply looking forward to them to discover - together.
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Extra resources for A Lady's Guide to Skirting Scandal: A Short Story (The Lords of Worth, Book 2.5)
Dear lady," Lord Newley exclaimed contritely, leaning closer, "you've no need to fear. I don't believe he's killed anyone yet, and besides, we're calling in more dragoons to patrol. I shall personally guarantee your safety. I promise you we shall hang that scoundrel before the week is out He has gone too far this time! " "You're too kind to be concerned on our behalf, and I am sure we shall be quite safe. " "You're too modest, my dear," Lord Malton contradicted. "Well, we really mustn't detain you any further.
I thought she'd always been a bit dreamy and abstracted," Sabrina commented as she wiped the corner of her mouth delicately, having cleaned her plate of its contents. "No, something to do with unrequited love," Mary explained sadly. "Unrequited love? " Mary looked astonished. " Sabrina demanded belligerently. "No man's worth losing your wits about. I'd sign his death warrant first, and then launch him into eternity riding my sword," Sabrina vowed with a laugh. "The way you do chatter at times.
But Lucien easily parried Sir Frederick's lunge and drove the point of his sword into the exposed shoulder of his aggressive opponent. Sir Frederick grunted in pain and fell back, his sword dropping from his hand as he clutched at the profusely bleeding wound. Lucien stood back as the surgeon who'd stood readily available on the edge of the crowd ran forward and knelt down beside the fallen swordsman. " Sir Jeremy asked, as he held Lucien's waistcoat for him as he shrugged into it. "No sense in it," the Duke answered matter of factly, his breathing coming quickly as he wiped his sword clean of Sir Frederick's blood with a white handkerchief.
A Lady's Guide to Skirting Scandal: A Short Story (The Lords of Worth, Book 2.5) by Kelly Bowen