By Elizabeth Boyle

"""A younger woman with a fortune is topic to all types of untoward attentions by means of the worst type of vagrants."" — Aunt Allegra

A lesson Tabitha Timmons, a penniless spinster, hasn't ever had to heed. that's, until eventually she is left an unlimited fortune payable in simple terms upon her marriage to the very good Mr. Barkworth—a fit that gives little probability of learning precisely what her aunt capability via ""untoward attentions.""

But an identical can't be stated while the Duke of Preston occurs alongside Tabitha's direction. He spies a rebellious streak in her that fits his personal and he makes it his venture to avoid wasting her from the sort of passionless fit, interfering in her existence at each flip. All too quickly, Preston—whose very identify spells ruin—has Tabitha stuck among the great fortune that promises her defense, and his kiss, which delivers a wholly diversified type of happily-ever-after.
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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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