By Georgette Heyer

"IN THE summer season OF 1815, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of events, balls and soirees. within the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, not anyone draws extra cognizance than the attractive, outrageous younger widow girl Barbara Childe. On their first assembly, speeding Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, yet even their betrothal doesn't calm her wild habit. ultimately, with the conflict of Waterloo raging simply miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring again into town, girl Barbara discovers the place her middle quite lies, and prefer a real noblewoman, she rises to the party, and to the calls for of affection, lifestyles and war...
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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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