His Woman Of Affairs Jane Douglas had a sharp wit, a brilliant mind, and an extraordinary knack for numbers. As financial advisor to Lady Martha Kettering, she was able to provide for herself, her sister and her mother. Jane had resigned herself to a quiet life in the country, in service. Viscount Luke Kettering was a Corinthian: self-confident, elegant, with a talent for all the manly arts, and a penchant for taking risks. He was admired by his peers, yet his constant requests for funds to settle his gambling debts caused his mother deep concern. He eagerly accepted her challenge to give him control of his inheritance if he could prove to be financially responsible. All he had to do was act prudently for one month. He did not factor in one detail--that Lady Martha's financial advisor would be overseeing his accounting for the month--and that he was--a she!Nevertheless, he would not call out. He would ... Strange, he thought, those musical bongs never disturbed me before. He tried to ... He tried to rise, so that he could take the offending items off, but the effort required to lift his head was too great. It made him ... There was something lurking at the back of his mind making him uneasy. What was it? ... How could he, after hea#39;d assured her more than once that he was not the sort to lay hands on the women of his household staff? She wasanbsp;...
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