By Penny Jordan
It has been six years on the grounds that Jamie walked in on her lover, Jake Brierton, in mattress with one other woman--and walked correct again out that door and out of his existence. yet even supposing Jamie has spent years engaged on her winning adorning enterprise, she's by no means been in a position to absolutely exorcise Jake from her brain. he's, finally, her stepbrother.... while her stepdad turns into ailing, Jamie is reunited with Jake on their manner domestic for Christmas. She is surprised while Jake proposes marriage--a marriage designed to make their relations chuffed. but if the rite is over, and their honeymoon in a comfy Swiss chalet starts off, Jamie wonders what sort of marriage she's destined to have with the fellow who as soon as broke her heart...and may possibly simply do it back!
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Her mouth trembled and then firmed. What was love after all? That delirious, dangerous emotion Jake had aroused in her? If so she was better off without it. But she wasn't without it, she reminded herself; even the mere sound of Jake's name on someone else's lips was enough to make her muscles cramp and her pulses race. The reason she had avoided him so assiduously since she had run away was not that she loathed and hated him, but that she was terrified of betraying to his too-knowing gaze that she was still acutely vulnerable to him.
I really am grateful to you for everything you've done. But I feel terribly guilty. " "I enjoyed it," Jamie told her truthfully. " "Of course, I was forgetting that your mother taught you to cook. " "Adequate but not inspired," Jamie told her, shrugging off the compliment. The dining-room of Beth and Richard's new house was a pleasant size but the previous owners had been less than adventurous in their choice of . TOA KBAi decor. The walls and ceiling were painted cream taking no advantage of the lovely high ceiling and the attractive cornice.
We'll sit down tomorrow and talk about i together," Jamie promised. "There's Richard," Beth exclaimed as the; heard the front door open and shut. "I'd better go upstairs and get ready," Jan-lie told her, giving her cousin's husband a warn smile as he came into the room. Rather like ; cuddly round teddy bear to look at, she likec Richard, who she knew was a shrewd business man who adored his wife and little girl. Leaving them alone together she hurriec upstairs. In an hour and a half Jake would b( here.
A Reason For Marriage (Harlequin Presents, No 1041) by Penny Jordan