An Affair Most Wicked by Julianne MacLean

By Julianne MacLean

Clara Wilson has come all of the technique to London to transparent her identify (after her wilfulness has left her fairly unweddable around the ocean). yet prior to she even has an opportunity to education her curtsey, she stumbles into the palms of Seger Wolfe, Marquess of Rawdon. Clara hasn't ever felt love prior to, yet she has doubtless while she meets the Marquess that this can be what it sounds like. Too undesirable love is the very last thing on her mind—she's right here to discover a husband, no longer a rake.

Every solid gossip is familiar with that the notoriously filthy rich Marquess enjoyed and misplaced years in the past, and few have ignored the best way his damaged middle drove him from society ballrooms into society women' bedrooms. but if he meets the lost Clara Wilson at one of many town's ever-so-scandalous mystery balls, the need he feels for her is just too powerful, and it pulls him again into the swirl of aristocratic London. Now he unearths himself competing for the center of the irrelevant attractiveness, and risking his personal center within the video game.

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You told no one who you were? ” “We are fortunate in the fact that most people who attend a Cakras Ball do not attend any other social functions in the same evening, to prevent being seen and recognized. ” “A chance, yes. Some people simply don’t care. Either way, it wouldn’t hurt to burn that dress you are wearing, and don’t wear that diamond pendant again. ” Perspiration began to stifle Clara. ” She glanced anxiously around the ballroom. “You can’t leave now. ” She began to primp the trimmings on Clara’s gown.

Clara’s cheeks suddenly ignited with an almost scalding heat. Sophia leaned close and took her by the arm. She led her away toward the other side of the ballroom. ” Clara whispered. ” “He did, but I didn’t get to see what we looked like from afar. ” She couldn’t help glancing over her shoulder again at the couple. They were now merely conversing and smiling. ” Sophia smiled at a gentleman as he passed. “Yes, especially when you consider the social caliber of the guests. ” They continued to move around the perimeter of the ballroom, watching the dancers.

Clara stared dumbfounded at her sister. ” “That’s appalling. ” “Not all of them. ” Sophia colored, and began to walk along the edge of the ballroom. She whispered to Clara, who walked beside 30 JULIANNE MACLEAN her. ” “James? ” Sophia nodded. “Yes, and . . well . . ” “You went there? ” Sophia glanced over her shoulder again. “We stayed together all evening, of course, and I must admit, it was wicked fun. ” “Sophia, I’m surprised. ” “There’s nothing wrong with enjoying one’s husband,” Sophia replied, smiling deviously, “and allowing him to enjoy you.

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