By Jillian Stone
From the writer of An Affair with Mr. Kennedy and a deadly Liaison with Detective Lewis comes a beautiful new romantic caper within the gents of Scotland backyard series.
Prima ballerina Catriona de Dovia lives the glamorous lifetime of a starlet, packed with glittering jewels, luxurious dinners, and admiring suitors. She's grown up significantly considering that wasting her middle to Hugh Curzon as soon as upon a time, now not losing her feelings at the empty offers of rich gents. On her personal because the premature loss of life of her mom and dad, she is going to do whatever for the single relations she has left: her brother, a infamous anarchist.
Scotland backyard Agent Phineas Gunn—sometimes often called Hugh Curzon—receives his new task reluctantly. He's up for whatever a bit extra strenuous than enjoying nanny to a ballerina, till he sees who his cost is. Then, it's a very diversified tale, simply because he'd been not able to put out of your mind the trusting, attractive Cate because he needed to depart her behind.
As the 2 race around the Continent—by land, via sea, even during the air by way of zephyr—it turns into doubtful who's protecting tabs on whom, and Finn and Cate needs to conflict the sexual rigidity that snaps and sizzles among them each step of how
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