By Kelly Bowen
A pleasant romp to be learn in a single sitting - for enthusiasts of Sarah MacLean, Julia Quinn, and Tessa Dare.Lady Viola Hextall is bored - of the ocean, her chaperones, and the woeful loss of on hand dukes at the ocean voyage from London to manhattan. Scrambling for any diversion wanting leaping overboard, Viola moves up a talk with the ship's rough-hewn, blue-eyed general practitioner - and discovers an instantaneous treatment for what ails her... To Nathaniel Shaw, Viola has the bearing of a woman and the spirit of an adventurer - an not going mix that he unearths totally impossible to resist. So he's hoping to persuade Viola to go away the stifling ballrooms of London excessive society at the back of simply because there's a gigantic, extensive global simply looking ahead to them to discover - together.
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Extra info for A Lady's Guide to Skirting Scandal: A Short Story (The Lords of Worth, Book 2.5)
He sneered loudly, causing the nearby card players to glance up in interest. "Hardly that, since I know nothing about you to laugh at," Lucien replied indifferently. Sir Frederick's mouth curled into a sneer as he leaned forward, and jabbing a finger on the Duke's wide chest said, "No, you do yours behind a fellow's back. " "It would be a waste of my time since you seem to be doing that yourself," Lucien replied coldly. "Why, you! I'll—" Sir Frederick began heatedly, his face a dull red. "Now, now," Sir Jeremy interrupted, a placating note in his voice.
Lucien nodded reluctantly. " He paused delicately, waiting to be enlightened. " "Of course," the Duke sighed, "I'll escort you to the nearest inn, where you may hire conveyance to London. " Lord Wrainton jumped down from the side of the coach, splattering his pumps as he did so and nearly slipping in the slick mud as he regained his balance. He was a middle-aged man in his forties, slight of build, and almost too handsome to be masculine, with his thickly lashed, violet eyes. "Luciana," Lord Wrainton called to his wife.
Ah, Lady Mary," Lord Malton greeted her loudly, nodding to Sabrina and Richard as he bent over Mary's outstretched hand. " "Our pleasure, surely," Sabrina murmured softly, smiling sweetly as she caught his eye. " "If I might be allowed to add my compliments also," Lord Newley added suavely, looking directly into Sabrina's violet eyes. " "Certainly. Of course we understand that without a man to act as escort, and only your aunt to chaperone you, it is most difficult for you to get about. " he asked hesitantly, looking around the room nervously in expectation of being surprised by her sudden appearance.