The Perfect Wife (Lost City, Book 1)

By Victoria Alexander

"An perfect wife, the Earl of Wyldewood had determined, can be friendly to examine and agreeable to exhibit on his arm. She must have little impression on his well-ordered existence, and little to do together with his deepest pursuit of delight. After assembly Sabrina Winfield, he proposal he had came across the lady to slot the invoice. swish and genteel, the beautiful blonde appeared an ideal fit.

But appearances, the Earl used to be quickly to find, will be deceiving. For underneath Sabrina's gentle good looks lay the main infuriatingly obdurate, wildly adventurous girl he'd ever identified. And now his plans for a formal marriage have been approximately to head dreadfully awry. For all at once the entire robust Earl might take into consideration was once silencing her biting repartee together with his kisses, diverting her schemes with professional seduction, and without end surrendering his middle and soul to her able hands.

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Rather well then. it's not that i am used to lauding my very own accomplishments, yet they're huge. i've got run my very own loved ones for a few years and i'm a elegant hostess, good versed within the social niceties. I communicate and skim French particularly good and recognize a smattering of Spanish and an equivalent quantity of Italian. My mother’s kin can hint its historical past again to King Richard. ” Starlight flashed in her eyes, and the coolness in her voice grew even less warm. “Men have devoted poetry to my visible charms, and my recognition is, how did you so graciously placed that, oh convinced, i'm a lifeless and dull paragon of advantage.

Mom, the place are we? What has occurred? ” “I don’t recognize, sweetheart, yet i think we’re secure. ” Her eyes strained to regulate within the blackness. “At least for now. ” ft shuffling within the sand and a murmur of deep voices drew her realization upward. a number of figures leaned over the pit, darkish cutouts opposed to the starry evening. Anger surged via her, dissipating her worry. “Who are you? What do you need with us? ” “We won't damage you, English woman. ” The coarse voice taunted her, seriously accented yet comprehensible.

For God’s sakes, i used to be now not approximately to jump away from bed bare. Nicholas, please provide me a few credits for intelligence. And, Matt, i have never given you a glimpse of whatever as much as this element and i'm now not approximately to begin now. in truth, occasionally males may be the stupidest creatures. ” She deftly wrapped herself within the coverlet with no revealing rather a lot as a flash of naked dermis and rose to her ft. An appreciative grin stretched throughout Matt’s face. Nicholas’s darkish brows pulled jointly in a disgruntled and possessive demeanour.

Dimly she discovered that doubtless an analogous nefarious devils who had stolen the horses have been now abducting her besides. Muffled cries within the distance indicated an analogous destiny had befallen Wynne and Belinda. Her ft left the floor, and he or she kicked out helplessly. With a tender thud that knocked her breath away, she landed on her belly throughout what may basically be a horse. Like a few felled animal, trussed and prepared for a spit, she sprawled crosswise at the beast, toes and head dangling on each side, uncomfortable and terrified.

I heavily doubt there's even the remotest risk of issues of excessive water. despite the fact that, we will face that crisis while, and if, we get to it. All i'll locate to be had for this trek on brief discover have been camels. ” He nodded on the motley-looking assortment in the back of him. “They’re damnably dear too. ” “Nicholas. ” She clutched his arm. “I can't journey a camel. ” Nicholas sighed. “Surely if Belinda—” “Look at them. ” Sabrina nodded towards the beasts. “I can't get on one. It’s very unlikely. ” “Sabrina,” he acknowledged impatiently.

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