By Candace Camp
3 siblings estranged by means of secrets...reunited by means of love.Lord Thorpe's new company associate isn't what he anticipated. along with her billowy black hair and creamy dermis, Alexandra Ward is stunningly appealing, brashly outspoken...and the fitting snapshot of a prosperous girl lengthy inspiration dead.Straight from the US, Alexandra reveals London fraught with probability. Her visual appeal on Thorpe's arm sends surprise rippling via society and arouses hushed whispers: is she a schemer looking for a lifeless woman's fortune, or an blameless stuck up in conditions that she does not understand?Someone understands the reality, a person who does not wish Alexandra to stay lengthy sufficient to benefit something. basically Lord Thorpe may help her now--if he can conquer his personal suspicions.
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Her mother's a tyrant. I don't know how the poor girl survives. At least Artie was a boy and could set up his own establishment. Penelope's stuck with her--for life, I fear. Lady Ursula isn't bad in her intentions. " Alexandra took his hand and climbed onto the high seat of the curricle. Thorpe went around and climbed up on the other side. He took the reins from the servant who had been walking the horses, tossed the lad a coin and slapped the reins. " "What the Countess said? No... Well, I must admit it was eerie looking into that woman's face in the painting.
He had to leave, and I was bored, so I came home by myself. It was only a few blocks. " "Ha! You obviously couldn't," her aunt pointed out. "I'd like to know what kind of man would just walk off and leave you at a party! Well, never mind that now," she went on as Alexandra drew breath to argue. "Sit down here on the sofa. " Aunt Hortense looked around and caught sight of the clot of servants standing just outside the drawing room door. "You, there, what do you think you're doing, standing about like a gapeseed?
Alexandra grimaced. She hated anyone to think that she was hiding in her room like a coward. Last night, she told herself, had been an aberration. She was not going to live in fear just because some madman wanted her to leave England. It was absurd, and that was exactly the way she was going to treat the incident. She rang for her maid and got dressed, putting on her most attractive day dress. She had considered not going with Lord Thorpe to the Countess's, just to show him that he could not order her about.