By Lavinia Kent
She was once blessed with a present of temptation. Violet, woman Carrington, possesses every thing a lively girl may possibly wish out of existence. cash (and plenty of it). the liberty to make her personal offerings, with out husband to rule her. And a delightfully attentive younger lover, Lord Peter St. Johns, to meet her each wild whim. yet Peter wants greater than Violet's lascivious attentions. he is determined for her heart—and her hand in marriage. but with a toss of her russet curls, Violet refuses. a guy like Peter belongs with a na?ve, blushing good looks, now not a luscious woman with a expertise for sin, and he or she might relatively die than be beholden to an individual. yet attempt as she may perhaps, she can't persuade him—or herself—that their tantalizing dalliance is a trifling trifle. possibly girl Carrington has eventually met her match—a guy who will love yet no longer keep watch over her, a guy who can meet her wickedness with a fierce ardour of his personal . . .
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Why would you say such a thing? ” “Then why haven’t you visited these past months? You send the most delightful notes, but never a visit. I know when I am being avoided. ” “Is it so strange that I would want to visit? ” Violet pulled the book from the shelf. A History of Foliage in the Americas. Why would anybody have such a book on his shelves? It fulﬁlled neither entertainment nor pretension. ” “That I would believe. ” Violet slid the book back and tried to decide which smile to answer with.
Violet had a sudden distinct remembrance of Langdon staring down A TALENT FOR SIN 47 the front of her dress and trying to pull her closer for a better look. “Well, then, we’ll have to change his mind. ” Isabella’s voice took on that strange quality. Once again, Violet was afraid it was calculation she saw shining deep in her sister’s gaze—but perhaps it was only the bright glow of the sinking sun. “I just don’t think he’s the right man for you. ” Isabella sounded genuinely confused. Her sister was still a little innocent, a fact easy to forget when Isabella’s voice rang with that manipulative tone.
Violet. Damn. He’d made it ﬁfteen minutes this time without thinking of her and the real reason he was headed back to Town without spending more than a night in Brighton. He’d even left at ﬁrst light to avoid his matrimonialminded mother. A TALENT FOR SIN 33 He’d love to tell Felicity that he also had a mind for marriage, but until Violet came around he would have to hold to his own counsel. And she would capitulate. Of that he was sure. She was being difﬁcult, trying to make him want her more.