By Katharine Ashe

"Historical romance... with a twist.

2015 RITA® Award Finalist

The Goddess of affection is trapped in a statue in Regency England, and one altar shy kinfolk is set to find how committed Aphrodite is to her work...

Lady Corinna Mowbray has 3 passions: very good books, clever dialog, and disdaining the libertine Earl of likelihood.

Lord Ian probability has 3 pleasures: attractive girls, quickly horses, and tormenting high-and-mighty Corinna Mowbray.

Neighbors for years, they've been at every one other's throats for the reason that they could bear in mind. but if a coincidence forces them to exchange lives, how lengthy will it's earlier than they observe they can not stay with no each one other?

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Begrudgingly he has agreed to talk with you. he'll attend girl Fairchild’s musicale day after today evening. I shall escort you there except you have got made different preparations. — M. M. His tone used to be by no means so chilly. He has to be very disenchanted over her close-run scandal with Lord Abernathy. The morning’s occasions now appeared eons in the past to Corinna. Even the scoop of Lord Pelley’s reluctant acquiescence gave her little convenience. For the 1st time in decades she wanted for her mom. She wanted the heat of a woman’s embody, soothing phrases and petting that her father, for all his sympathetic pursuits in paintings and politics, may by no means provide. She dragged herself as much as her bedchamber. It used to be precisely as she had left it 4 days previous, comfortable, attractive, a delusion of luxurious and play. every little thing the remainder of her existence was once no longer. Ian had noticeable this, her mystery internal self, her longings uncovered. And he had felt it whilst she melted into his kiss, whilst she fell to items in his palms. His terrible phrases proved it. She pressed a palm to her clenched stomach and summoned a maid to aid her in getting ready for mattress. Curling underneath the satin coverlet, she ultimately allowed the tears to return, working alongside her dermis into her tightly braided hair, dampening the bolster. She fell asleep crying, and woke up with a head heavier than she had laid it down. In Ian Chance’s mattress. bankruptcy Fifteen HE should have under the influence of alcohol a trough of brandy the evening prior to. Corinna’s cranium pounded, her belly felt leaden, and the interior of her mouth was once sticky. It comforted her a few to understand he should have been extra disturbed via occasions than he allow directly to drink to such extra. yet possibly males of his stamp constantly imbibed excessively. With a groan of distress, she rolled over and pressed her face into the bolster. It smelled of him—of guy, brandy, and ever so a little of horse, in addition to a few sophisticated trace of cologne she well-known. She didn’t frequently imagine to sniff gents. yet she knew Ian’s odor now. And, God support her, she beloved it. Which used to be an outstanding factor, because it appeared that she was once caught with it. She groaned back, desirous to cry, yet without warning it appeared beside the point in her huge, man’s physique. The statue had tricked them. Aphrodite had now not accredited their truce. Staged truce. even though a lot of a tease, the goddess of affection, it appeared, used to be no featherbrain. Corinna scrubbed her fingers throughout her whiskered face. How lengthy might this proceed? one other 4 days? A fortnight? ceaselessly? It was once insufferable. Her eyes shot open. Lord Pelley anticipated to talk together with her on the musicale this night. eventually he might enable her one other chance to plead her case for buying his publishing corporation. it should most likely be her ultimate chance. He used to be an awesome snob, and needed to promote to a noble patron merely. however the final Corinna had heard via acquaintances, he was once impatient to have the company performed with. He wouldn't wait perpetually for her. She known as Ian’s valet. “Andrews, did I obtain a call for participation to girl Fairchild’s musicale this night? ” “You obtain invites to each stylish occasion, my lord.

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