By Alissa Johnson
Girl Kate Cole was once a tender lady of outstanding good looks, striking expertise, and extraordinary attraction. She used to be additionally a girl so remarkably liable to injuries that it was once mostly thought of clever to maintain as a lot distance from her as possible.
Yet Andrew Hunter easily couldn't remain away. No different girl might do for his spouse. He might provide her event, constancy, and a fortune so massive she'd want numerous lifetimes to head via half it. What girl may well ask for more?
All Kate requested for used to be a real love fit. And Mr. Hunter sincerely had no room in his center for any such foolish emotion. yet then how was once it that it doesn't matter what event he dragged her on, it doesn't matter what mishap occurred her, the glance in his eyes advised her they were...DESTINED TO final.
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That was because it was the first time she'd ever seen that particular emotion on her cousin's face. It turned out to be determination. She ought to have known what his next question would be, but still, when it actually came, she was surprised. " Harold asked in a deceptively light tone. She couldn't believe it. He'd foiled her! Because if she claimed to be engaged for the Sir Roger de Coverley—a rowdy country dance that was de rigueur at balls all over England, and even, Nicola supposed, the Continent—and then she ended up, as occasionally happened, without a partner for it, he would know that she'd lied.
Why, Eleanor had been her most bosom friend through their years together at Madame's! How many holidays had Nicola spent at Sheridan Park? How many weekends had she passed at the Sheridans' London home? She had always rather fancied that kindly, comfortable Lady Sheridan looked upon her as a second daughter. So why on earth would she ever say such a thing? " Eleanor, much to Nicola's gratification, was quick to rush to her friend's defense. "Why, Mama! What a thing to say! " But Lady Sheridan only looked annoyed.
Eleanor was quite right: the man was like a god, an absolute Apollo, or even an Adonis . . at least as Apollo and Adonis were depicted by the great masters, copies of which Madame had hanging in the salon for her boarders' edification. And like Apollo, the sun god, Lord Sebastian seared Nicola's soul. Just a single glance. That was all it took. Well, had it taken Romeo more than that to seize forever the heart of his sweet Juliet? And here Lord Sebastian was again, and this time Nicola was determined to do more than curtsy.