By Susan Johnson
Writer of a dozen nationwide bestsellers, award-winner Susan Johnson beguiles once again with this breathtaking novel, a mix of scandalous experience, sensual love, and greater than just... a marginally of Sin.Beatrix Grosvenor could not were stuck in a extra compromising place: locked in a Parisian house with the physique of a murdered man. She may possibly simply desire that the charismatic stranger who chanced on her could think her tale of abduction and assassination, and unfastened her to come to her younger son in England.But Pasha Duras used to be no longer approximately to permit her break out so easily. The well known libertine did not think Trixi's fanciful story, yet there has been no denying the temptation of her beauty. He might accompany her domestic, on a sensual trip that might commence with the main tantalizing of seductions--and finish with a perilous discovery.Trixi's enemies have been real. Her baby used to be at their mercy... and Pasha's newly woke up middle may perhaps turn out to be his undoing.
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Alert to danger, though, she gazed down the corridor leading into the house, listening. But only muffled noises were audible, the faint sounds apparently above stairs; blessed silence enveloped her. After a protracted interval her breathing calmed and her eyes became accustomed enough to the dark to recognize she was in a servants' hallway, with work garments neatly arranged on wall hooks, heavy boots lined up beneath them. Feeling momentarily secure, she remained in her rustic asylum for some time longer, ever vigilant to intruders.
I'm not offended," Pasha assured her. "I'm sure I look slightly different from Kentish folk. " Trixi knew the parochial mentality of her neighbors. " "I'm inured to critical survey," he remarked. " Not only for his exotic looks, Trixi thought; his conspicuous beauty alone was quite capable of silencing a room. "Petunia loves sugar lumps," Chris piped up, unconcerned with society's conduct. "Do you have a horse? Did you bring him with you? " he finished in a rush, his excitement commensurate with the rarity of visitors at Burleigh House.
It's a possibility," she whispered. His brows flickered upward briefly. " "Please, Pasha," she said on a caught breath. " "You haven't had the practice," he indulgently remarked. " Probably never, he reflected, considering the style of his amorous entertainments. Sympathetic to her plight, at heart a gracious lover, he took pity on her, released his hands from her waist, and glided back into her hot, soaked cleft. Unspeakably grateful, she put her arms around his neck and nuzzled his throat, offering her thanks, touching him with her tongue, tasting him, feeling as though she was meant to be filled by him.