By Karen Hawkins
Devon St John hasn't ever had an issue in his life—until now. Born to wealth and privilege, surrounded by means of a hot and loving family members, he has pursued a lifetime of relaxation, chasing the main appealing girls London has to supply. All instructed, he has definitely the right lifestyles and no intentions of ever settling down in any form, shape or style. So resolved, he heads to his friend’s Scottish fortress, unaware that destiny is already demanding at work.
As the illegitimate half-sister to Viscount Strathmore, Melody Macdonald refuses to live below his roof and in its place lives in a thatched apartment at the fringe of the woodland that borders Strathmore citadel. Ever considering the fact that she ran off on the delicate age of twelve to develop into an apprentice to a grasp of stained glass, Melody has been deplorably self reliant and wild. whilst Devon arrives at Strathmore citadel, he's shocked via the impolite, overbearing, illegitimate Scotswoman who refuses even to fake to own any female wiles. yet Devon is decided to educate the strong-willed Melody a lesson in love ...
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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.