Mischief by Amanda Quick

By Amanda Quick

Unique e-book: 1996

Imogen Waterstone has constantly prided herself on being a completely self reliant younger lady, yet now she wishes a guy of implacable will and nerves of iron. That's why she invited Matthias Marshall, notorious Earl of Colchester, to her domestic in top Strickland. Who larger than the mythical explorer to assist her lay the proper catch?

Her scheme is easy, quite: She plans to enable it's identified that once she inherited her uncle's selection of antiquities, she additionally inherited a map to a wonderful historic treasure. She's convinced that her enemy might threat bankruptcy in pursuit of the legendary artifact. And to make doubly definite the scoundrel took the bait, she wishes Colchester to faux that he's out to seduce Imogene in order that he, too, may well get his palms on her map.

Yet in all of her plotting, Imogene by no means anticipates Colchester's violent response to her request or her personal electrifying response to him. Neither does she count on malevolent chance might emerge from the labyrinth of London--sinister adequate to hazard her and Colchester's lives.

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Imogen Waterstone has regularly prided herself on being a completely autonomous younger lady, yet now she wishes a guy of implacable will and nerves of iron. That's why she invited Matthias Marshall, notorious Earl of Colchester, to her domestic in top Strickland. Who greater than the mythical explorer to assist her lay the precise catch?

Her scheme is easy, particularly: She plans to enable or not it's identified that after she inherited her uncle's number of antiquities, she additionally inherited a map to a superb old treasure. She's convinced that her enemy might hazard bankruptcy in pursuit of the legendary artifact. And to make doubly certain the scoundrel took the bait, she desires Colchester to fake that he's out to seduce Imogene in order that he, too, might get his palms on her map.

Yet in all of her plotting, Imogene by no means anticipates Colchester's violent response to her request or her personal electrifying response to him. Neither does she anticipate malevolent risk could emerge from the labyrinth of London--sinister adequate to hazard her and Colchester's lives.

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Lord Linseley and Admiral Wolfe, Messrs. Marston and FitzWallace, having seated themselves for whist, the club's management sent over a bottle of champagne. Not unexpectedly, Marston pronounced the vintage "vulgar" and demanded the prior year. A murmur of appreciative laughter swept through the room. Marston sipped his champagne, watching coolly as Lord Linseley quickly tossed back a glassful and immediately poured himself another. He looked flushed and rather confused, as though barely attending when Mr.

Lady Kate Beverredge crooked her arm into Mr. Marston's and led the young gentleman a brisk, silent turn around the garden. "You're laughing at me, Kate," Phoebe whispered. " "You haven't needed to. Well anyway, you'll soon be able to pass judgment upon him yourself, for he'll be asking you to waltz at the Almack's New Year's Ball. " "Ah yes, just two weeks from now. " "I'm not at all nervous or flustered. And I won't have you going all fluttery on me either. The Ball's not really even part of the Season, after all; it's just a small, wellbred overture for spring.

Admiral Wolfe put up a conciliatory hand. "Yes, yes, don't take offense. " David hadn't told Wolfe any of the physical details of his encounter with the lady, but he supposed his friend had guessed that something had transpired. Good of John Wolfe not to pry, he thought. "The point though," the admiral continued, "is that she's putting herself into a deuced dangerous situation and has been for some time. Why? " "If I knew that, I might be able to play her game halfway decently—whatever real game it is she's playing, you know.

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