Whirlwind Wedding (Whirlwind Jamisons, Book 1) by Jacquie D'Alessandro

By Jacquie D'Alessandro

Unique booklet: 2000

Austin Randolph Jamison, 9th Duke of Bradford, met the uncanny attractiveness on the ball at Bradford corridor. And from that first second, he used to be surprised. How may well this unsophisticated lady, who climbed bushes in a ball costume to rescue a kitten, be aware of secrets and techniques that may spoil his relatives and converse of possibility that threatened all of them? Who was once she, this American bluestocking who knew an excessive amount of, whose innocence shone in her eyes while her complete lips tempted sin? without warning the duke knew he couldn't come up with the money for to allow her go.

Some referred to as it a present. To Elizabeth Matthews, despite the fact that, her visions have been a accountability that sure her to guard others from probability, irrespective of that the gossipmongers whispered she used to be chasing the duke to the altar. She vowed to exploit her powers to guard Austin at any fee, reckless of the passions that drove her into his fingers, the necessity that made her his bride, by no means waiting for her marriage to show right into a love fit that may develop into the ton's such a lot scrumptious scandal.

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The child remained glued to the spot, coughing as choking black smoke rose around her. Heart pounding, Eleanor dropped everything and ran. She caught Sissy by the arm and thrust her out of the front door. She flew back inside. Rubbing her eyes, Sissy poked her head in. ' Flames played among the ragged ends of the rug. Glowing soot took flight in the draught from the door and landed on the tablecloth. It flared up. Oh God, soon the whole place would be alight. She glanced wildly around. Her father's calm voice echoed in her ears.

While Garrick waited, memories curled around him like comforting arms. He could almost hear the sound of his father's voice, the feel of his arm heavy on Garrick's young shoulders as they poured over maps or Father told him stories of military engagements. On a warm spring day like today, the bank of French windows leading to the balcony would have been thrown open, a breeze heavy with the scent of roses from the garden beyond billowing the heavy blue curtains into the room. He hated the smell of roses.

He brushed his lips across her mouth, warm and dry and soft. A mere whisper of the kiss he'd given her in the dark on a moonlit road. A lightning bolt seemed to shoot through her body, hot yet pleasurable. She stiffened in shock. 'I've been wanting to do that since the moment I saw you,' he said, his voice carrying on a warm puff of breath against her chin. She shivered, her mind a blank to everything except trembling anticipation. A smile dawned slowly, lazy and sensuous. She could not tear her gaze from his mouth.

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