An Affair Before Christmas (Desperate Duchesses, Book 2) - download pdf or read online

By Eloisa James

ISBN-10: 0061797634

ISBN-13: 9780061797637

Magic below the mistletoe . . .

One fantastic Christmas, girl Perdita Selby, recognized to her family and friends as Poppy, met the fellow she proposal she would really like without end. The devilishly beautiful Duke of Fletcher used to be the correct fit for the blameless, breathtakingly attractive younger Englishwoman, and theirs used to be the main romantic marriage ceremony she had ever obvious. 4 years later, Poppy and the duke became the toast of the ton . . . yet at 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 set to win again his beguiling bride's delectable affections . . . and surpass the heady days of past love with a really sinful seduction.

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One ha nd was in his trou ser pocket, the other was pointing to something in the distance . M ishka looke d at him closely and took the whole pictu re in at a single glance-the knitted b rows, the smile hov ering on his pleasant face and in the corners of the mou th . He memorized ev ery detail of the featu res. The s tranger took the pictu re from M ishka, snapped the lock of the b rief case, and went off to bed. He u ndressed, lay down, and cov ered himself wi th his coat. He was dozing off when he heard the door creak.

31 Mishka didn't suspect why his grandfather was calling him, but he remembered all at once about that frying pan in hell and ran toward the old man. " 'Til give you devils right here and now. I'll spit on a cer- tain place and then dry it off with the switch . " He seized Nlishka by the forelock and called his mother out from the best room. "Come and admire your smart son . " S he came running. " ""Vhat has he done?! I just saw him riding the pig so fast that the dust Hew under them. " the mother groaned.

But the boy s . . " The tears rose again in 1H shka's throat. His father laughed and picked him up in his arms. "They 're telling lies, my son. I sailed on a ship. This big ship sailed on t he sea, and I was on it. " 36 "I fought the gentry, my dear. You' re s t ill small, so I had to go to war in your place. " H is father smiled, and tapping the time with his f oot, be­ gan to sing softly : Oh, Nl ishka, M ishka, my dear lad, Don't go to war, let your dad go instead. He's seen much of the world, he's old and strong, You're not even m arried, you're still so young.

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