By Cara Elliott
Outspoken and autonomous, woman Alexa Bingham enjoys the heady freedom of creating all her personal judgements, even if the demanding situations of overseeing her family's kingdom property are daunting. but if an opportunity come across with London's so much infamous rake awakens a mystery eager for event, she accepts her aunt's invitation for a Season on the town . . . merely to discover that breaking the foundations of the ton has critical consequences.
The Earl of Killingworth makes use of his rakehell attractiveness to conceal the truth that poverty has pressured him to paintings for a dwelling. because the proprietor of a playing den and brothel, Connor has no time for glittering ballrooms or blameless younger girls. yet after a reckless bet leaves him with a brand new company companion, he's compelled to take a dicy gamble . . . Will the playing cards fall of their favor? Alexa and Connor start to play a perilous online game of intrigue and deception as they search to outwit a crafty adversary who desires to positioned them completely into bankruptcy. but when they don't seem to be cautious, it's the flames in their personal fiery appeal which can damage them.
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Idiot. Of course he wouldn’t remember kissing an awkward country miss. As for her own recollection of the moment… “Thank God for that,” answered Alexa with a mock shudder. ” She paused for a moment. ” A dark brow shot up. ” “You flatter yourself, sir. ” “Forgettable,” he repeated softly. “Completely,” she assured him. ” Alexa gave an involuntary gasp. ” Don’t. She stared at the sinuous curl of his smirk. Don’t think about the hot, brandy-spiced taste of his lustful lips. Don’t think about the hard, steel-chiseled press of his sculpted muscles.
The low oath, though blurred by the shuffling of cards, drew a flash of teeth from the gentleman seated at the far end of the table. ” he drawled. The barb drew several sniggers from the small group of cronies gathered around his chair. ” continued the gentleman. After caressing the pile of blunt he had just raked to his side of the table, he shoved it back to the center. ” Their color flickering from silver to slate in the guttering light of the candles, the Wolfhound’s hooded gray eyes appeared to focus on the lewd etching on the wall rather than the glittering challenge on the green felt.
Hell, he had been far too busy learning the principles of accounting and cost management to have any energy left for amorous activities. And as for any other exploits… Gryff cleared his throat. “Er, look here, Connor, if you are feeling the squeeze, I should be happy to lend you whatever you need. ” Connor felt his jaw tighten. Sensing the hesitation, his friend flashed a rueful grimace. “Look, I’ve been drinking heavily and playing with all the skill of a donkey’s arse these last few months, and have yet to put a dent in the family coffers.
Too Wicked to Wed by Cara Elliott