By Julia London
Kate Bergeron is the gorgeous and mysterious former mistress of a material merchant...and the newest attractiveness to seize the curiosity of the Prince of Wales. Mired in a disastrous divorce, the Prince makes an attempt to distract awareness from his subsequent amorous pursuit through ordering Grayson Christopher, the eligible Duke of Darlington, to faux to London society that he is having an affair with Kate. whilst Grayson reluctantly concurs to his Prince's call for, he unearths the girl not more keen than he's. Kate will grudgingly act the half in public, yet her favors will not be on the market to any guy. As Grayson and Kate mimic ardor for the realm to determine, they locate what begun as a deception changing into all too actual. And while ardour flames into love, their situation turns into severe. For whereas marriage among a duke and a courtesan might by no means occur, Kate is aware in her middle that she is prepared to just accept not anything less....
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Allow me to introduce to you the Duke of Darlington. ” Darlington gave her a curt nod. “Miss Bergeron, it is my pleasure,” he said, sounding about as pleased as he might be with a hanging. His indigo eyes locked on hers, and Kate felt a shiver run through her. “Your Grace,” she said, sinking into another curtsy. ” She smiled at him, challenging him. Kate was beginning to deduce the purpose of this evening. It was indeed a game. The prince would introduce her and Darlington in a public venue so that everyone in attendance would take note.
It’s cold and wet and dreary. And Lord Wallace is very particular about heat. Did I tell you, Grayson? He says it is far too expensive to have all the hearths lit, and leaves me to suffer in the brutal cold. ” Grayson smiled indulgently at his sister. ” Mary complained. “Oh, I don’t know why I should expect any sympathy from you! ” Grayson shot a furtive glance at Diana. “You may trust that I compromise on many things,” he said patiently, and grabbed Radcliff, sweeping him up high overhead to the little boy’s delight.
I can’t imagine why you’d be so keen on her. ” “I suppose she might to you, Diana, but you don’t have all these bachelor brothers who are in desperate need of your assistance,” Prudence said blithely as Roarke went out. Grayson opened the note he’d written, expecting to find something written in reply. Astonishingly, there was nothing. Grayson could not imagine a woman—any woman, and certainly not that woman—refusing a gift from him. “I think Lady Augusta is very comely and has a pleasant disposition,” Prudence continued.