Dangerous (UK Edition) by Amanda Quick

By Amanda Quick

From a powerful ballroom ablaze with lighting fixtures to an impressive kingdom apartment steeped in shadows comes a panoramic story of an impetuous miss--and a keenness that results in peril...

At 5 and twenty, Prudence Merryweather knew rather well the dangers a lady took by means of traveling a gentleman at nighttime. yet bearding the infamous Earl of Angelstone in his den was once the one strategy to cease him from enticing her hot-headed brother in a duel. And that used to be why she chanced on herself ushered into Sebastian's forbidding presence at 3 within the morning--and completely kissed ahead of dawn.

She used to be a country-bred innocent--and an exciting adventure for a guy who dwelt extra within the shadows than within the sunshine. but as her boldness drew Prue into one harmful episode after one other, Sebastian chanced on himself torn among a raging starvation to own her and a using have to guard her. And the reckless good looks may quickly want all of the defense she may get...

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Relax. I know you heard the rumour this morning, but you should see your eyes — your tic is back. All right, Picasso's here, down the coast a few miles away, visiting friends in some small fishing town. ' 'I wish I'd never heard the rumour,' he said honestly. ' Others? Yes, there were others. He could breakfast most congenially on Caravaggio still-lifes of autumn pears and midnight plums. For lunch: those fire-squirting, thick-wormed Van Gogh sunflowers, those blooms a blind man might read with one rush of scorched fingers down fiery canvas.

White as a winter cloud all alone in the moonlit sky late at night. Seeing it here in the warm summer night room made their breath almost show on the air. Shutting his eyes, he could see it printed on his lids. He knew what colour his dreams would be this night. 'White . . ' murmured Villanazul. ' 'Say that again,' said Gomez. Villanazul, proud yet humble, was glad to repeat his tribute. ' . . ' Shocked, the men whirled to see Vamenos in the door, wine bottles in each hand. 'A party! Here! Now tell us, who wears the suit first tonight?

Upstairs, Mr Fremley sat up like Lazarus. Mr Terle's eyes grew wider and yet wider to take hold of what was coming. He held to the porch rail like the captain of a long-becalmed vessel feeling the first stir of some tropic breeze that smelled of lime and the ice-cool white meat of coconut. The smallest wind stroked over his aching nostrils as over the flues of a white-hot chimney. ' cried Mr Terle. ' And over the last hill, shaking out feathers of fiery dust, came the cloud, the thunder, the racketing storm.

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