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By Anne Stuart

Longing for the downfall of Nicholas Blackthorne, the infamous rake whom she holds liable for the lack of her advantage and her relations fortune, Ghislaine de Lorgny is all of sudden kidnapped via her such a lot hated enemy.

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I don't believe I'd heard that she was anything special. " He sounded abstracted. "Still, there's something about the girl. " She gritted her teeth just slightly, unable to move, as the men discussed her. "I wouldn't know, sir. She's not to my taste. I like 'em with a little more meat on the bones. " "So do I," he said, and she could tell by the sound of his voice that he was rising from his lazy perch. Rising, and moving closer. "But there's something about this one…" He put his hand on her. His large, elegant hand under her chin, forcing her face around to his.

Ellen rose, fluffing her yellow skirts around her, and Ghislaine watched her with emotionless abstraction, suddenly aware that this was the last time she would see her benefactress. She dressed poorly, ignoring Ghislaine's occasional tasteful suggestions. Her form was voluptuous and her taste ran toward the extreme in ornamentation. Two ribbons were always better than one, three ruffles better than two, bright colors better than the pastels that would suit her pink and white prettiness to perfection.

And Lady Ellen Fitzwater, a woman of a certain age who considered herself strong-minded, had lost every single one of those battles. As she'd lost this one. She'd had no option but to withdraw. Not that she was afraid of a wrong 'un like Nicholas Blackthorne. Fortunately she wasn't the sort of woman to attract a man like Nicky. He wouldn't offer her a carte blanche, a slip on the shoulder, or any of the other myriad insults offered to an attractive lady of a certain age. Unfortunately the world didn't recognize that she was safe from Nicky's advances.

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