By Melody Thomas
An obsession that blooms into scandal
Since early life, Ryan Donally cherished Rachel Bailey, even though the intense, attractive lass observed him as simply one other rowdy boy. The years pulled them aside, wearing Rachel to a spot of accountability and appreciate few ladies of her time loved . . . whereas Ryan ascended to undreamed-of heights of wealth and luck, and sure his middle to another.
Now destiny has introduced them jointly as soon as again—and Rachel sees no longer the boy she as soon as spurned, yet a wide ranging guy she wants. but Ryan has moved on and is unwilling to forgive, and Rachel hides a mystery disgrace that may spoil every thing she has labored for. Then, in a single second of unrestrained ardour, the partitions among them tumble, and the fee they need to pay is a wedding neither can have enough money. yet will a sensuous fireplace too-long resisted convey tragedy . . . or will it forge an excellent and timeless love?
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He peered at his trusted, nearsighted valet and frowned. ” But the order was no more than an effort at selfpreservation. He would send her back naked if it meant getting her out from beneath his roof tonight. Chapter 4 nm “A re you sure Mr. ” Rachel asked, as Boswell set a coffee tray on the table the next morning when she arrived downstairs for breakfast. “Yes, mum. ” There was a cheerfulness in his voice that disconcerted her. ” She was sure that her overnight presence in this household violated every tenet of moral etiquette, but it wasn’t as if she and Ryan were lovers, though she had seen him naked once a long time ago.
Gripping her satchel, she drew a deep breath. ” “Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s daughter and an eventual countess, was a famous mathematician. ” Ryan returned to the entryway. ” She ran her tongue over her lips. “Women are in every industry. ” His shirt hanging open, Ryan braced both palms high on the doorframe. ” “Which brings me to my ﬁnal point,” she said. “I’ve allowed you to make business decisions for this company on my behalf quite long enough. It’s time I take my ofﬁcial place on the board.
Her braid fell forward over her shoulder. ” Rachel’s spine stiffened. Leave it to Ryan to come up with the worst possible rationale for her confession and think her foxed. A steam whistle sounded from outside. Rachel tipped open the blinds and looked out the window that fronted the drafting room. The D&B ofﬁce sat off the bank of the Thames. In another month, the London climate would prevent the window from staying open, though the stench coming off the Thames was far less, now that the embankment had been completed.
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