By Jen Turano
Pass over Harriet Peabody desires of the day she will be able to open up a store promoting refashioned robes to self sufficient operating girls like herself. regrettably, whilst an errand for her millinery store task is going unfortunately awry because of a tough purchaser, she unearths herself out of an income.
Mr. Oliver Addleshaw is at the verge of his largest company deal but whilst he learns his strength companion prefers to house males who're settled down and wed. whilst Oliver witnesses his ex not-quite-fiance reason the hapless Harriet to lose her activity, he attempts to make it as much as her via enlisting her assist in making a very good influence on his enterprise partner.
Harriet fast reveals her love of style can't make her trendy. She'll by no means really healthy into Oliver's international, yet simply as she's able to name off the faux courting, fancy dinners, and chic balls, a possibility from her prior forces either Oliver and Harriet to find that love can are available in the main magnificent applications.
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His lips tightened. Even after so short an acquaintance, Jason could see that Alexandra Durham was not a child. How old was she? Charles had never mentioned a wife in all the time he had known him, and consequently Jason had assumed he had married after returning to England. --twelve at most, whereas this girl was ob- viously fifteen or sixteen at least. A shorter guardianship than he had expected perhaps, but what a complication! ' the girl was asking now, and Jason forced himself to concentrate on what she was saying.
Durham was an archaeologist, taking a break from a dig he was working on in Mexico. He was holidaying in New Orleans at the time, and his initial encounter with Jason took place in the street outside one of the many bars and taverns. He, Jason, had been rolling drunk at the time, he remembered wryly, and was losing the fight he was hav- ing with the burly bartender when Durham recognised a fellow Englishman and intervened. He had settled the bill, which had been the cause of the fight, and the bartender, recognising the fact that sober Jason would have little difficulty in laying him out, had been more than willing to accept the settlement.
His eyes narrowed. Unless she was some dried- up old spinster, who saw this post as a golden opportunity to ingratiate herself with the master of the household. He grimaced. He was cynical, he admitted it. But years of hard living and fending for himself had taught him never to trust anyone's motives at face value. Only Charles Durham had ever helped him, and now he was dead Jason was deter- mined to do what he could for his son--but not at the cost FALLEN ANGEL 9 of his own freedom. He had had one taste of so-called connubial bliss, and like the use of methadone in drug addiction, it had cured him of the craving.
After a Fashion (A Class of Their Own, Book 1) by Jen Turano