A Game of Scandal (Friends Trilogy, Book 2) by Kathryn Smith

By Kathryn Smith

"He had made an offer of marriage... to a girl who's now the main scandalous lady in London.When Gabriel Warren, the good-looking Earl of Angelwood, provided marriage to woman Lilith Mallory, he inspiration his happiness was once entire. yet then they have been, stumbled on in *very* compromising situations -- and he or she disappeared. Now, years later, Gabriel enter's a infamous London gaming membership to shockingly become aware of that the blameless girl he'd as soon as sought after for his bride is now its seductive proprietor.

Lilith is astonished on the sight of Gabriel, and a part of her longs to relive the times -- and nights -- spent in his hands. however the guy she as soon as enjoyed can ruin the livelihood she has made for herself. For Gabriel is now a strong guy, one that is set to close down her institution. but with each one contact, every one kiss, she starts off to wonder whether they can ever have a destiny -- and triumph over the scandals in their past.

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It was unbearable to want someone so much, so quickly. He pressed a copper into her hand. His thumb traced the edge of her palm needlessly. He slung his travel pack over one shoulder and the sight of it caused an immeasurable sadness within her. ” Her attempt to sound bright failed. ” He was standing close enough for her to feel the heat of his body and search every expression that flickered across his face. She was still holding onto the broken bowl awkwardly and there was nothing clever she could conjure up to keep him there a few moments longer.

His flesh swelled against her palms, the skin fine and smooth like silk and hot to the touch. His eyes were closed and his expression bordered on pain, every muscle in his face taut. He had one hand fisted in the grass beside her ear and his breathing was labored. She had no experience in these things, but she had good instincts. She ran her hand over the thick length of him. ” He gasped out her name as his fingers tangled into her hair. His kiss was almost forceful. His warm tongue took her mouth and her breath became his breath.

Some of the hostility drained from her. ” She told him about the magistrate who tried to force her into marriage. “It was the only way I could think to escape,” she said bitterly. “But it only made matters worse. When I realized that Zhou hadn’t sent you, I thought…” She looked away. He struggled with the right words, but couldn’t find them. It angered him that an appointed official would abuse his power in such a way. “It wasn’t my intention to embarrass you,” he said. ” Her voice broke at the last part and it was all he could do to keep from kissing her.

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