By Adele Ashworth
From mattress companions . . . years in the past, whereas on task for the Crown, darkly good-looking Garrett Burke left woman Ivy Wentworth drowsing bare in his mattress as he went looking for the lacking Martello diamonds. After apprehending the dastardly thief, he meant to spend the remainder of his lifestyles within the palms of the auburn-haired attractiveness. but if the case got here to a stunning and hazardous finish, Garrett was once convinced he'd been betrayed . . . To companions in crime Ivy as soon as enjoyed Garrett with a virtuous center, yet nowadays she will be able to slightly stand him. Arriving at a abandoned property on a mysterious errand, she by no means anticipated to determine him back, nor suppose an identical ecstasy she as soon as did at his contact. Now, joined with him within the look for the mythical jewels, she is prepared to danger every thing. every thing, that's, other than her center . . .
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Then why are you here to see me specifically, Garrett? ” He paused, and rubbed his chin with his palm, though he never looked away. “I believe you,” he drawled. “At least, I believe that you don’t know yet where they are. But they’ve been traced to Winter Garden, Ivy, and now I learn that you’ve just arrived as well. Don’t you think that’s a bit fortuitous? ” She cringed inside. After everything that had happened between them two years ago, after all this time apart, when she’d thought about him, cried over him, cursed him, missed him and the week they’d shared, he still only cared about the diamonds, still believed she had failed him, or worse, deceived him.
She must play along or risk losing every advantage. Glaring at him as he approached, she couldn’t help but notice he’d recently bathed and shaved, and dressed 48 ADELE ASHWORTH in a fine-quality day suit of brown woolen trousers, a beige linen shirt with dark brown cravat, and matching frock coat. He looked irresistibly handsome, and she suddenly wished good manners didn’t preclude her slapping the grin of satisfaction off his face. Instead, she nodded once and lifted her hand to him. “Mr. ” His eyes flashed with a trace of amusement, and it apparently took seconds for him to decide if he should touch her.
Hearing it put into words made her heart nearly stop beating. Her face flushed and her legs grew weak beneath her. ” Of course she remembered, and for him to suggest otherwise incensed her. The Martello diamonds had been stolen from a mysterious owner who had purchased them from an aristocratic royal family years ago. Garrett had been given the assignment of recovery by the Home Office, and she had been asked to help him by that very same employer. Their pairing in the matter led to the tumultuous week they had spent together, and the night she’d given him all of herself in an attempt to save his life.
A Notorious Proposition (Avon Romantic Treasure) by Adele Ashworth