A Seduction at Christmas (Scandals and Seduction, Book 1) by Cathy Maxwell PDF
By Cathy Maxwell
She by no means anticipated it's going to come to this Desperation and an empty belly compelled Fiona Lachlan to conform to a plan that ended up luring the wickedly infamous Duke of Holburn into difficulty. every little thing went extraordinarily flawed, and now she has came across herself posing as his ward! And whereas she swore not anything can make her need a scoundrel, whether he was once a duke, she is now drawing ever toward the single guy she can't have . . . "Beware of innocence!" The Duke of Holburn had spent years heeding this caution, and in doing so, controlled to prevent the virginal younger women who were installed his course. yet now his wild methods have got him into actual risk. There are killers on the door and a temptingly appealing girl in his fingers. he's approximately to discover himself seduced . . . and he's not rather definite he desires to face up to this time.
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Fiona tried to go to Hester. The duke blocked her with his arm. " And he was right. She had more important problems like the Irishman who followed their leader's order by trying to climb inside the coach with them. With a scream, Fiona leaned back as the duke came forward. Another shot rang out but it wasn't from the Irish. The fire had come from Holburn's hand. Their attacker dropped to the ground with a grunt and started hollering in pain. " His words brought the man to his senses. They took off as the duke slammed the coach door shut.
She dropped it on the seat as if blaming it for all that had happened this night. The duke had closed his eyes. He didn't speak. The corners of his mouth were white with pain. A knock on the roof signaled the driver wanted to talk to them. Fiona lowered the window. "I think we lost them," he shouted at them as if he needed confirmation that they were all right. "Thank you," she said. " he asked. Fiona glanced at the duke. He had placed one hand on the seat between them, the fingers curled into a tight fist.
The Irish henchmen were outside. The duke was leaning over, one hand on his side as if in pain. Fiona pushed him toward the open coach door first but he held back, motioning her to go forward. "Please, Hester, into the coach," Fiona begged. But Hester didn't move. " she demanded. "Why is he with you? " "It's a long story," Fiona started, taking Hester's arm and attempting to direct her up the step into the coach. " Hester stepped back. " she demanded enunciating each syllable. She was a woman accustomed to having her way.
A Seduction at Christmas (Scandals and Seduction, Book 1) by Cathy Maxwell