The Wife Trap: A Novel
Tracy Anne Warren
Your presence is asked at a marriage deception.
After orchestrating a scandalous high-society ruse, woman Jeannette Brantford is banished from her family’s property in England and despatched to stay with dull aged cousins within the Irish nation-state. yet Jeannette’s exile is unusually eventful. En path to her dreaded vacation spot, she encounters Darragh O’Brien, a devilishly good-looking architect who transforms Jeannette’s punishment right into a scrumptious whirlwind of wits, phrases, and indisputable ardour.
Although at the least a duke may perhaps fulfill a girl of her prestige, Jeannette is not able to extinguish the burning wish she has for Darragh’s smoldering seems to be and scorching kisses. Little does she comprehend, her rushing Irishman is not any commoner. He’s the 11th Earl of Mulholland–and he’s completely having fun with the impossible to resist video game of hard-to-get. yet ahead of he unearths his real id, a bit temptation and trickery are with the intention to train his reasonable woman a lesson or approximately love.
The bed room. whilst he again, every little thing used to be fresh and tidy back apart from a wide rainy spot that remained at the ground below his chair. Easing into his seat, he watched Jeannette emerge from the kitchen, a platter of sliced, roasted beef, steamed cabbage and carrots in hand. She set it down, then took up a dinner plate to serve. “Feeling better?” “Aye. not anything like a hot, dry set of garments to place the area right.” She’d poured glasses of purple wine for them either. He reached out, lifted his.
Which you’d recognize should you hadn’t simply made the crossing over from England.” “And how will you inform that?” “Well, you haven’t an indication in your brow yet it's possible you'll to boot, considering the fact that it’s simple because the nostril in your lovely face that you’re English and new to this land.” He may possibly figure all that from a pair mins’ dialog, may he? good, a minimum of he had the grace to supply her a small praise no matter if it used to be wrapped round a feedback. “Now then, lass, you recognize my identify, so what’s yours? And.
population doesn’t even converse English. i used to be purported to be going again domestic to Surrey with you.” Her dual gave her a sorrowful glance. “Oh, Violet, I can’t wade through with the wedding,” Jeannette stated, letting her trepidation express in her eyes, ring in her voice. “You need to support me. We needs to have the ability to hold up the vows lengthy sufficient to ship observe to Mama and Papa. absolutely after they examine what's occurring, they'll desire to relief me. locate another, much less irrevocable technique of remedying the situation.”.
Tea-drinking granny regardless of the entire alcohol he had imbibed. And along with his mouth making scrumptious forays throughout her neck, she knew he couldn't be do away with for much longer. the instant of fact was once nigh and there has been little she may do to avoid it. nonetheless, a woman may possibly test. “Darragh, don’t,” she protested, her phrases excessive and breathless, as she wrinkled her shoulder to dislodge his keen lips. “Why not?” he soughed opposed to her epidermis, no longer in the slightest degree discouraged. He stuck her earlobe among his.
tasks. “Well?” she acknowledged to her new husband. “Well what? If you’re conversing concerning the puppy, Vitruvius is coming with us. You didn’t imagine I’d go away him in the back of, did you?” “No, after all no longer, yet I had imagined via now that one of many servants could have taken him in hand for the trip.” She tugged on her silk touring gloves. “I imagine he'll be driving within the baggage trainer. until you’re making plans to allow him run alongside.” “I’d notion he could trip with us, seeing the bags trainer is sort of.