By Patricia Cabot
"When attractive Kate Mayhew is employed as chaperone to Burke Traherne's headstrong daughter Isabel, the Marquis reveals himself in an most unlikely challenge. Torn among the information that she is precisely what Isabel wishes but in addition, for him, the worst attainable temptation, he reveals himself in consistent proximity with anyone who threatens his independence. recognized for his steely self-discipline because the day he stuck his spouse with a lover, Burke has vowed by no means to probability marriage back.
In accepting his lordship's supply of employment, the feisty Kate faces perils; her wild appeal to a guy who has sworn off love, and a date together with her personal scandalous past...which she can't preserve mystery endlessly.
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The practical side of her mind, which usually dominated most of her thinking, pointed out that she was sexually mature yet inexperienced. Since she'd never been seduced, let alone by an angel, this could of course result in an aroused response. But not the waking of a hunger so intense she could only be swept along by it when he issued that one-word command. Flattening her palm on his chest, she felt the heat of him even through the water. Most angels didn't have body hair, and so what she found was hard, sleek muscle that flowed under her touch like a powerful animal.