By Cecilia Grant
A seductive attractiveness turns the tables on a gentleman gaming for the guiltiest of pleasures during this wealthy and sensual Regency romance from liked newcomer Cecilia Grant.
Lydia Slaughter knows the video games males play—both out and in of the bed room. no longer afraid to bend the principles to fit her wishes, she fleeces Will Blackshear outright. The Waterloo hero had his personal bold schedule for the gaming tables of London’s gentlemen’s golf equipment. yet now he antes up for a bet of wits and hope with Lydia, the streetwise temptress who retains him at arm’s length.
A stored girl in determined straits, Lydia has a pointy brain and a head for numbers. She gambles at the sly, hoping to win adequate to say her independence. An alliance with Will on the tables could be a successful proposition for them either. however the association consists of dicey odds with emerging stakes, sweetened with unstated promise of fleshly delights. And any sleight of hand may well locate their hearts making a bet on whatever neither can come up with the money for to danger: love.
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Lydia Slaughter is familiar with the video games males play—both out and in of the bed room. no longer afraid to bend the foundations to fit her wishes, she fleeces Will Blackshear outright. The Waterloo hero had his personal bold time table for the gaming tables of London’s gentlemen’s golf equipment. yet now he antes up for a guess of wits and wish with Lydia, the streetwise temptress who retains him at arm’s length.
A saved girl in determined straits, Lydia has a pointy brain and a head for numbers. She gambles at the sly, hoping to win sufficient to assert her independence. An alliance with Will on the tables could be a profitable proposition for them either. however the association includes dicey odds with emerging stakes, sweetened with unstated promise of fleshly delights. And any sleight of hand may well locate their hearts having a bet on anything neither can manage to pay for to hazard: love.
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The gilt leather probably used as a border. While WALL-PAPERS have been in occasional use in ; England since early Tudor times, greatly extended their after the Restoration. employment was The earlier papers were mainly of small designs printed in one or two colours, or in black only, from wood blocks, while those which now became fashionable were of Chinese origin and hand painted. The grounds were of various colours, and the designs very large, and they must have made a most exquisite background " " " " Indian Skreens cabinets and which for the Japan at of the Court circle the end of the were the delight eighteenth century.
Apothecaries' pots and bottles were also made at this factory, and are very interesting they ; must have made the apothecary's place of business a much more picturesque spot than the chemist's shop of to-day. A feature of this Lambeth factory is that almost all their designs were copies of either Continental or Oriental wares, probably this was because their London patrons demanded something which looked like the expensive imported pottery to which they were accustomed. D 33 OLD ENGLISH FURNITURE The Slip ware of Staffordshire and Derbyshire, which was made for the surrounding countryside, and records the yeomanry and other simplealmost startlingly naive in its originality.
These are of brass, and are cast or else pierced and shaped by hand out of sheet brass. The drops are fixed in place by a loop of iron wire. In generally very many cases the original peardrops have disappeared 21 OLD ENGLISH FURNITURE and been replaced by others fastened in by a brass bolt and nut. In many instances the rosettes have been removed as well and bail handles substituted in the eighteenth century, as the small early fittings seemed rather poor compared to the more extensive plates of a later date.