The Proposition by Judith Ivory

By Judith Ivory

No guy, gentleman or differently, has ever checked out girl Edwina Bollash the way in which the brash, good-looking guy status ahead of her is doing now. Edwina has approved the problem to rework incorrigible Mick Tremore right into a gentleman in exactly six weeks. And even supposing the linguist is certain she will be able to upward push to the duty, she is not in any respect convinced she will not swoon below his frankly sensuous gaze ahead of her task is done.Mick has lived outdoors of London society lengthy adequate to grasp that appearances might be deceiving. Edwina may glance all buttoned up-the excellent English lady-but there's unleashed ardour current slightly under her placid facade (not to say a good pair of legs!). And as she prepares him to take his position in society, Mick prepares Edwina to take her position in his heart...and in his mattress.

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Now, where be the loo? I gotta shake 'ands with an ol' friend, if ye know what I mean. Blimey, but tea runs through a bloke. " Chapter 3 � ^ » The Lamonts took Mick to a tailor's on a street called Savile Row. Bloody hell, it was a dandy place. And so long as Mick held out his arms or let them measure him up his leg, everyone let him crank his head and have a good look. The carpets on the floor were so thick and soft, the tailor kept having to haul him up by the arms—he wanted to touch them. The wood floor was polished up so shiny it looked wet.

It went with the dense stubble on his cheeks. Beyond this, he had a faintly alarming face: a broad, square jaw, its sharp right angles below his ears made more severe by knots of muscle that flexed, an angry man trying regain control of himself. Dark coloring. A deep, jutting brow. It was a dramatic face, strong. The word villainous immediately leaped to mind, though, in fairness, it was a handsome face—handsome enough at least for a seamstress's assistant to risk her reputation. Edwina couldn't help but ask, "So you were born in St.

He left behind him a trail of quickly vacated chairs and tables and clanking, shimmying china. His adversaries, less spry and more worked up, whipped against people and objects he avoided, rather like the tail of a cyclone. They knocked chairs sideways, overturned a table, then sent one man sprawling. When they grabbed for the frisky fellow over another table, they ended up pulling off the table linen. They sloshed over countless teapots and tossed clotted cream onto the floor by the bowlful. At this point, an apron-fronted waiter joined in, then another waiter.

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