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Wagers Gone Awry
Conundrums of the Misses Culpepper, Book I
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He tapped his head as his long strides carried him to her side. “No, too stubborn and too hard-headed to cock up my toes. At least that’s what my friends tell me.”
“Hmph.” She wasn’t about to dispute his assertion. Add arrogant and indulged to the list too. Oh, and fabricator of enormous taradiddles designed to ruin innocent young women. She compressed her lips, her earlier feelings of magnanimity giving way to irritation.
“So, Brooke, what are we to do?”
“Pardon?” Holding her wayward hair in place, Brooke leveled him an inquisitive look.
Hands clasped behind him, he stared straight ahead. He could do whatever he pleased. She, on the other hand, had as many options as a condemned woman standing on the gallows with a noose tightened round her neck.
He levered away from the barn.
“I’m aware how dire your circumstances are.” He flicked her an unreadable expression before boldly tucking a tress behind her ear.
Sensation spiraled outward at his soft touch.
He cupped her head, gently caressing the sensitive area below her ear.
She clenched her jaw against the sigh, or rather the purr, which had the impudence to try to leave her mouth.
He is your foe, Brooke.
She peered at him. “And…?”
“I have a suggestion, a proposition to make that would—”
She released such a loud, unladylike snort, two calves venturing near the fence scampered to their mothers. “Hmph, that mistress nonsense? You don’t seriously think I’d consider becoming a kept woman? Especially of a man I met just days ago.”
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