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An Affair Before Christmas (Desperate Duchesses, Book 2) by Eloisa James

By Eloisa James

"Magic below the mistletoe . . .

One stunning Christmas, woman Perdita Selby, recognized to her family and friends as Poppy, met the guy she inspiration she would like endlessly. The devilishly appealing Duke of Fletcher was once the proper fit for the blameless, breathtakingly appealing younger Englishwoman, and theirs was once the main romantic marriage ceremony she had ever noticeable. 4 years later, Poppy and the duke became the toast of the *ton . . .* yet in the back of closed doorways the spark in their love affair has burned out.

Unwilling to lose the lady he nonetheless lusts after, the duke is decided to win again his beguiling bride's delectable affections . . . and surpass the heady days of old flame with a very sinful seduction.

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The thing happened too quickly. It was too incredible, too monstrous, too inconceivably remote from their wildest dreams. They made observations barely loud enough to be heard by themselves. The wind pressed upon them. The sound of the motor overhead became an enthralling roar. "It's on wings that are stiff," Stone murmured. "There may be no men in it," McCobb said. They'll be here in a few seconds, Henry thought. Only Jack was silent. He had thrown himself on the ground. His numb mind identified the plane with an angel of the Lord.

The wide passage of the Boulevard Montparnasse past the place where he had lived when he studied there. The still dark places of the Bois and the songs and the wine and the lights and the music. German guns were belching and French blood was making a red mud of Flanders fields but Paris would be saved. Paris! On the headland, wading in the seaweed and sliding on the rocks over which water gushed, three men hunted for souvenirs of their Gethsemane. Henry rubbed shoulders with McCobb. The Scotchman was holding a shoe.

Behind them, as they commenced to eat their green turtle soup, Jack stood at rigid attention and there was no sign of amusement on his face. Stone touched his napkin to his lips and spoke to his son. "They tell me, Mr. " Henry lifted his eyebrows with elegant hauteur. "I've read his speeches. A cheap and dangerous demagogue. Something about crucifixion on a cross of gold. " "William Jennings Bryan is a menace--" Stephen Stone began, after laughing politely at Henry's witticism. " He interrupted himself.

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