By Anne Gracie
"The rushing Mr. Hugo Devenish had come to London on a massive undertaking: to avoid his blameless nephew from marrying an improper younger heiress. He'd by no means anticipated to be trounced upon by means of the main notorious thief on the town! All society was once agog on the rash of burglaries being devoted through the mysterious Chinaman, yet Hugo's recognition used to be diverted as soon as he used to be brought to his nephew's heiress, the fascinating leave out equipment Singleton. Hugo stumbled on himself completely enchanted. yet her doubtful historical past gave upward push to the suspicion that pass over Singleton was once by some means hooked up to the infamous thief. And Hugo may well merely wish to discover Kit's many secrets and techniques, sooner than the winsome attractiveness controlled to thieve his heart!
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A muscle at the side of Montfort’s jaw twitched. This had gone far enough. Of course, she was not concerned for Montfort, but for Percy. She knew she had to stop the two adversaries before they caused a scene. Before Percy got hurt. ” She placed her hand on Percy’s arm. ” She turned to Montfort. “I apologize, my lord. ” Percy asked. The look on his face told her he would fight to the death for her. ” With an angry scowl, Percy stepped back when Montfort extended his arm. She hesitated, then placed her hand on Montfort’s sleeve.
It was perfect. In one swift movement, he stepped up behind her. He deftly wrapped one arm around her waist while the other hand skimmed her torso, over the smooth satin of her gown. When he felt the swell of her breast, he moved his fingers inward. He cupped one breast, letting its heaviness rest in the palm of his hand. Her gasp of surprise made him smile. The feel of her was perfection. With a sigh of satisfaction, he lowered his head and kissed her neck. The clean scent of lilacs and roses and other intoxicating smells he couldn’t name wafted across his senses and he moaned in pleasure.
Especially the opera. You could say I am a patron. ” He paused. ” She caught his meaning immediately and the rakish gleam in his eyes set her teeth on edge. “You are—“ He held up his hand to stop her. “I know. You’ve mentioned this before. I do wish you’d alter your opinion of me. ” He placed one hand over his heart. ” She looked around the room, then glared at him like a soldier facing his enemy. ” He handed her a glass of champagne then reached behind her and lifted another glass from the table.