By Jo Goodman
Evan Marchman has simply inherited a name, lands, and a fortune-but is depressing because the new Duke of Westphal, who prefer the intrigue and adventures of the Compass membership to the obligations of an property. extra promisingly, he has additionally received a ward-a appealing girl who asks for his relief in unravelling a secret that may draw them either right into a global of hidden pleasures. Headmistress of a girls academy, Ria Ashby desperately wishes West's support to discover a pupil who has disappeared with no hint. but she can't aid yet be distracted through the promise of ardour at the back of the duke's eco-friendly eyes and roguish grin. quickly their look for the lacking lady leads them to a mystery society made from the school's board of governors - an internal sanctum the place sensuality ideas - and gear seduces.
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He knew firsthand what manner of secrets could be learned by the maids and footmen in the course of serving dinner. Between the sorbet and the port, a great many things were often said that were overheard by ears no one at the table seemed to notice. Playing the footman himself, West had had occasion to come by intelligence in just such a manner. Hiding in plain sight was how he'd explained his tactic to Colonel John Blackwood, his mentor in the foreign office. It had been a very long time since spy work required climbing a chestnut tree.
The interview had not ended there, for there was still South's assignment to be managed. What South had managed to do was set all of London talking about the disappearance of Miss India Parr. The most beloved actress at the Drury Lane had missed two performances, and her devoted audience, largely male, had almost not been prevented from burning the place down. If it became known that Southerton was responsible for Miss Parr's absence, he would be run to ground, then drawn and quartered. There were moments during his discussion with South that he had contemplated leading that charge.
I had forgotten how appreciative females are of high drama. " Now it was Ria who lifted an eyebrow. " West thought of his friends and the intrigues they reveled in at Hambrick Hall. "I stand corrected," he said. He caught himself in time to keep from saying that it was all part and parcel of one's youth. How, then, could he reconcile that statement with the fact that he and his friends still regularly engaged in intrigues? It would not stand up to much scrutiny, and West wisely kept his silence.
Beyond A Wicked Kiss by Jo Goodman