What the royal playboy never bargained for was his fierce attraction to the bride-to-be. Thirty minutes later, Lexie, now wearing a demure—and clean—sundress, lowered herself into the chair in the arbor. What the royal playboy never bargained for was his fierce attraction to the bride-to-be. So Rafe was shocked to be tasked with escorting the American heiress to his country. The gown had featured a daringly low back.
For as long as his touch lasted, confusion reigned. Drawn to touch it, Lexie trailed her fingers over the sun-warmed leather and the exquisitely soft silk of the lining. But things were about to change. One ounce of deceit and he'd send the beauty packing. Yet it proved the perfect opportunity to discover her real motives for marriage. His brother Rafe is sent to accompany her to Adam's home in San Philippe.
So Rafe was shocked to be tasked with escorting the American heiress to his country. What the royal playboy never bargained for was his fierce attraction to the bride-to-be. When Stanley altered the routine by not then moving away, she glanced up. But Adam is swamped with his public duties, so his brother, Rafe, comes to pick her up. And that's before he steals a kiss from her in front of the raving audience! She was also strictly off-limits.
And then when I was older I discovered Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters and Georgette Heyer, thus sealing my fate as a romance junkie. He had his stoic expression on, all droopy gray eye brows and even droopier jowls. May I be of assistance, miss? She's learned of a case of possible animal cruelty in the world of wrestling, so she attends an event. Holy— She stopped herself in time and winked. Rafe discovers uderneath the reserved exterior of Lexie, a passionate woman, and she I enjoyed this book for so many reasons. The story is about American heiress Lexie who eventually becomes engaged to Prince Adam whom she's had a crush on for most of her life.
The confidence that came from the unique combination of his position in the world and his looks pervaded everything about him. Sighing, Lexie turned her attention to her unyielding second boot. It was supposed to be for just six weeks. Dante's Ultimate Gamble by Day Leclaire Mr July: Luc Dante, take-no-prisoners bachelor. I liked what L I really enjoyed His Bride for the Taking it was fun, kind of seeing Rafe fight his growing feelings and fascination for Lexie. And still the word liar simmered in her consciousness. Rafe straightened and took a step back.
She watched him through narrowed eyes. In the past Lexie never got on with Rafe, having formed some bad and wrong impressions about him. It was understood that Prince Rafael Marconi's brother would wed Alexia Wyndham Jones. She turned, but stopped at the sound of Stanley again clearing his throat. Dinner will be served at eight, her mother said, oblivious to the tension and displeasure arcing between them.
Your mother has been looking for you. Yet it proved the perfect opportunity to discover her real motives for marriage. Then she caught his profile, and her breath stalled in her chest as she looked and, disbelieving, looked again. In the spotlight appears Bram, the Beastmaster, with his tiger. Held aloft by a powerful half-naked man, Amanda feels sweet heat coursing through her body like never before. It promised to be a tedious, stuffy affair.
It was so overshadowed by everything else I saw and did while I was there. Not when she was this close to setting her life on its proper course. Rafe lifted his head and she felt at close range the burning connection of his gaze from dark, honey-colored eyes. She was also strictly off-limits. Courtship was the word her mother had used—but only once, because apparently Lexie had found it inappropriately amusing.
The prince was of the impression that you would be accompanying him back to San Philippe this afternoon. Summary It was understood that Prince Rafael Marconi's brother would wed Alexia Wyndham Jones. Pulling her hand to her lap, she took in the croquet game that looked close to ending. One ounce of deceit and he'd send the beauty packing. So Rafe was shocked to be tasked with escorting the American heiress to his country. Lexie scanned her mud-splattered jodhpurs and laughed.
The memory of the masquerade ball four years ago flashes through her mind—she danced with a masked prince and kissed him. Dropping onto the seat just inside the door, she began wrestling one of her riding boots off. I liked what Lexie had thought she wanted all her life turned out to be untrue. She has never liked Rafe much, he's the fun prince, the one in trouble and scandalous and with whom she doesn't share comfortable silence. Yet it proved the perfect opportunity to discover her real motives for marriage.