By Georgette Heyer
"Can the incorrect bride develop into the appropriate spouse? Adam Deveril, the hot Viscount Lynton, is head over heels in love with the gorgeous Julia Oversley. yet he has back from the Peninsular struggle to discover his kin near to damage and his ancestral domestic mortgaged to the hilt. He has little selection while he's brought to Mr. Jonathan Chawleigh, a urban guy of it appears limitless wealth and no social targets for himself-but together with his eyes firmly mounted on an appropriate fit for his simply daughter, the quiet and decidedly simple Jenny Chawleigh.
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His cock pressed against her, teasing her, tormenting her. She wanted him. Wanted more and wanted it now. “Enough,” he growled, pulling back from her, staring into her eyes. “Not here, Sarah. ” She breathed hard, fighting to drag enough air into her starved lungs as she stared down at him. ” she whispered, tormented with the needs of her own body. ” “I want it all,” he told her desperately. “All, Sarah. I won’t have you for just one more night and then have the fight begin again. ” Shock entered her expression.
She noticed the shuttered glance he gave her; despite the fact he appeared to be trying to hide it. ” he asked her, grinning as he navigated trough the sparse traffic of Madison’s main city street. Sarah rolled her eyes. ” she asked him testily. ” He shot her a surprised glance. ” His forced laughter was a bit strained. Sarah looked at him mockingly. ” she asked him softly. ” “Hm. ” He stared straight ahead. html Sarah hid her own nervousness now. She could tell that the subject of gossip bothered him.
If the rumors were to be believed, then the last thing she wanted or needed right now, was Brock August taking a serious interest in her. “I understand you, Sarah-love,” he said on a slow drawl. ” She shivered. Damn she hadn’t meant to shiver like that. And she knew he didn’t miss it. ” She winced, wondering if lightning would strike her for that lie. It was a biggie. He laughed now. No grin this time, she thought morosely, he knew better than that. But she liked that little, husky laugh. It was rusty, inexperienced, but a spark of enjoyment all the same.
A Civil Contract by Georgette Heyer