By Victoria Alexander

"Everyone is aware that an Effington regularly will get her means ... yet this time it's unlikely to be easy!

Lady Elizabeth Effington easily couldn't definitely suppose the enjoyment of the Christmas season. Ten years had handed seeing that she had boldly declared her love for Sir Nicholas Collingsworth. He rebuffed her and got down to search his fortunes, whereas Elizabeth used to be left a lady scorned. Now, she discovers in horror that the inheritance she's controlled superbly was once by no means hers to manage. No, energy over her funds lay within the arms of the final guy she ever desires to see back: Nicholas!

But working Elizabeth's existence isn't a part of Nick's plans. He's intrigued while he discovers that the frivolous and flighty woman he as soon as knew has became a gorgeous and able lady. Nick vows to woo — and win — her, and whereas she turns out unmoved via his fervent seduction, he swears he'll now not relaxation till she accepts that the majority necessary reward of all — the present of love.

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She yanked on the hem of her jacket to straighten what was already straight. For an instant, her ripe, full breasts were outlined clearly by the silk. Jake bit off another curse. For something to do, he pressed the call button again. What was wrong with him? He was acting like a randy teenager. “I’m not above moving gurneys, or whatever needs to be done,” she explained tightly. “Especially now, when everyone is so frightened. It’s important that they see I’m not afraid to work in the new wing.

Oh, it won’t, Chief White. ” She turned to fully face him, her arms crossed over her stomach. “I’m not interested in doing anything with you, other than my job. ” He heard what her lips were saying, but her eyes told a different story. “Not the slightest, tiniest bit interested. Nothing. Zip. ’ You’re a cop, and I will never, ever—not in a hundred million years—become involved with anyone who wears a badge. ” She straightened her shoulders. ” Her vague threat amused him and brought sudden, welcome relief.

Security measures. ” Her eyes widened. “You think he’s going to call me? ” Actually, there were several reasons Tabitha had made herself the focal point for Hines during the press conference. Jake was ninety-nine-percent certain Hines’s calls would be to her. But there was no point in worrying her now. There would be time enough to explain how things worked…and sometimes didn’t. “That’s part of the reason. I’ll explain everything when I get back. Be here. I don’t want you going anywhere without me.

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