A Lady At Last (de Warenne Dynasty) by Brenda Joyce

By Brenda Joyce

Raised as a pirate's daughter, Amanda Carre has no longer been tutored within the finer social graces. by myself on the earth, she hasn't ever relied on an individual, until eventually destiny intervenes whilst Cliff de Warenne rescues her from a mob at her father's placing. Now she needs to set sail for England to discover the mummy she by no means knew, and her chaperone is an notorious girls' guy . . . the best gentleman privateer of his period, Cliff understands honor calls for that he see this pretty wild baby to London and into her socialite mother's palms. he is conscious that Amanda is completely unprepared for a debut in London's ton, so his basically recourse is to turns into her father or mother and champion her transformation right into a girl -- and locate her an appropriate fit. yet with each passing second it turns into more durable to disclaim his jealousy and ire -- till Amanda makes her wonderful debut, a girl eventually. And whilst his ardour in eventually published, their love can now not be denied.

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He wasn’t her protector. “You heard the…lady,” Woods said softly. “She won’t be hurt, Cliff. ” He was blinded by a kind of rage he hadn’t ever experienced. Images danced in his mind. Woods embracing La Sauvage, Woods ruthlessly availing himself of her slender, yet lush body. He fought to breathe, and when he could speak, he looked at the governor. ” “Why? ” She smelled of the sea and Cliff did not find it offensive at all. ” Woods was amused. “I wish to champion no one,” he said sharply. “Stop talking about me as if I am not here,” she cried to them both.

Cliff smiled mirthlessly at him and kicked the door closed in his face. Then he locked it. He strode down the hall, the calm of that moment before a fierce battle settling over him. It was a feeling he relished. The lull before the explosion… The house remained stunningly quiet. As he traversed its depths, he could imagine them naked, hot, entwined, Woods overcome with lust. His silent rage grew. He had never been to the governor’s private rooms, but King’s House had been built fifty-odd years earlier and he assumed the suite was in the west wing, as it was in so many Georgian homes.

He wanted Amanda to know how special Mama was. Amanda often wondered what her mother was thinking after so many years. Mama did not know where Rodney had taken her and there had been no contact, not even a letter, although Papa had somehow unearthed the information that she now lived in London in a beautiful home called Belford House. Amanda wondered why Rodney was talking about roses and Mama, all in the same breath. “Roses don’t matter to me, Papa. ” He gave her a long look. “You need to go to her, girl.

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