A Rake by Any Other Name (Somerfield Park, Book 1) by Mia Marlowe

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By Mia Marlowe

"**A Reluctant Lord... A Resistant Lady... A Superfluous Fiancée
And a Devastating relatives Secret...**

When Richard Barrett, Lord Hartley, is by surprise known as domestic to take the reins of the property, he discovers the level of the family's monetary straits. The therapy: marry the heiress their households have picked out for him. regrettably, he's already deliberate to marry a person else.

Miss Sophie Goodnight isn't too partial to changing into his handbag with feet...and she sabotages all makes an attempt to woo her. but if Lord Hartley discovers the shenanigans in his father's prior, he realizes that figuring out among appealing ladies is the least of his problems.

""Absolutely wonderful! experience and warmth and every thing i need in an outstanding story."" -Victoria Alexander, no 1 **New York Times** bestseller, on **Touch of a Thief **
""This scorching story of seduction, suspense, and event is what readers count on from Marlowe."" -**RT ebook Reviews** on **Touch of a Scoundrel**


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He would be hammering the door in, his hoarse bark bouncing admonishments off the rafters. She threw it open to face Klaus Lindegren, an infectious smile up-tilting the corners of his handsome mouth. He sketched a bow and extended his arms toward her. She went into them with a sigh of relief, not giving a thought to the impropriety of the embrace. It was clinical, after all, meant to put her at ease. She wasn't prepared for the firestorm of emotions that washed over her in those strong arms, however.

She went into them with a sigh of relief, not giving a thought to the impropriety of the embrace. It was clinical, after all, meant to put her at ease. She wasn't prepared for the firestorm of emotions that washed over her in those strong arms, however. His muscles were flexed, hot and hard against her. The vision of him standing naked on the brink of the waterfall crept across her mind, just as it had so many times since she'd seen him there the night before. Something thrumming at her very core would have undermined her balance if he weren't holding her so tightly… soothing her so gently… bringing her to awareness of her femininity in a way no one had ever done.

Steamy water rose from the tub, fragrant with rosemary and lavender. Becca threw back the counterpane and swung her feet to the floor, only to jerk them back again. She had stepped in a puddle of water. " she cried. " Ulla glanced toward her from the tub, where she was sprinkling attar of roses into the bathwater, but made no reply. Upon dose examination, Becca saw that there seemed to be a trail of water leading from the door. The floorboards were black where it had seeped into them. " she prompted.

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