By Candace Camp
3 siblings estranged via secrets...reunited via love.Lord Thorpe's new company accomplice isn't really what he anticipated. together with her billowy black hair and creamy pores and skin, Alexandra Ward is stunningly appealing, brashly outspoken...and the best photograph of a filthy rich girl lengthy inspiration dead.Straight from the US, Alexandra unearths London fraught with probability. Her visual appeal on Thorpe's arm sends surprise rippling via society and arouses hushed whispers: is she a schemer looking for a lifeless woman's fortune, or an blameless stuck up in conditions that she does not understand?Someone understands the reality, an individual who does not wish Alexandra to dwell lengthy sufficient to benefit something. in simple terms Lord Thorpe will help her now--if he can triumph over his personal suspicions.
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It was only a few blocks. " "Ha! You obviously couldn't," her aunt pointed out. "I'd like to know what kind of man would just walk off and leave you at a party! Well, never mind that now," she went on as Alexandra drew breath to argue. "Sit down here on the sofa. " Aunt Hortense looked around and caught sight of the clot of servants standing just outside the drawing room door. "You, there, what do you think you're doing, standing about like a gapeseed? Go fetch your mistress a glass of brandy. " The servants scattered at her words.
I'm very sorry. I think it would be lovely to be your granddaughter, but I don't see how it is possible. " The Countess smiled and patted her hand. "Very prettily said, child. " Lady Ursula said, giving Alexandra a glare. " The Countess, who had been so full of energy a few minutes before, sounded weary. She gave Alexandra a small smile. "Please excuse me. " She held out her hand. "Thank you, my dear, for indulging an old woman's fantasy and coming to see me. I do hope you will call on me again soon.
She looked almost mad. "Mother, it's all right. No one is coming to get us. We are fine. " "You don't know! " Rhea's voice rose in panic. "The servants will turn against us! " Alexandra gripped her mother's arms. " Nancy, her mother's companion, came hurrying into the room, her feet bare and her voluminous white cotton nightgown billowing around her. "Miz Rhea! There you are! " Nancy cast an apologetic glance at Alexandra and Aunt Hortense. " She bent over Rhea Ward and pulled the hysterical woman to her feet, wrapping her arms around her in a hug that was both comforting and restraining.