By Carole Mortimer
The very last thing Alexander St. Claire, Duke of Stourbridge, anticipated was once Angelina Hawkins arriving on his doorstep able to turn into his mistress! He idea his ward was once a bit woman, now not a stunning and impressive younger lady with uncanny wisdom of the humanities of seduction. Alexander is aware he may still withstand, for it might be basically too effortless to lose himself in her forever...
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This was completely different. Sinclair noted the woman was young, had long red hair, and was covered in bruises. There were multiple wounds, and it was nauseating. "Sinclair, let the forensics technicians start preserving evidence before you destroy something,” the lieutenant told her sarcastically, never looking up. She was at the bottom of the totem pole. She knew she'd screwed up. She quickly called over the technicians, and kept watch around the yellow tape. Sue Sinclair stood there watching the lieutenant.
He decided to start his crunches right now, promised himself he would cut back on the beers, too. Eddie finished his crunches, then got dressed the rest of the way. He already felt better as he gathered his gun and badge along with the other things he needed, then headed out the door. He glanced over his shoulder once again, absorbing the fact his home was so quiet, so somber, and wondered if he would ever be able to share his heart with another woman again. He damned Ken. It was Ken's fault he thought about dating again.
Lieutenant McNulty was a big man and a little overweight, but it suited him. He was bald, tough, and covered with multiple tattoos. A few of them showed through his perspiration-soaked white dress shirt. He looked at her as they walked side by side, still expressing his gratefulness the commander sent Lauren. "I'm honored ... ” He bumped her shoulder with the side of his arm. Lauren laughed. “I was in the area, that's all, but I'm glad you're so happy, Lieu. ” A few patrol officers eyed her while securing the crime scene.
At the Duke's Service (The Notorious St. Claires, Book 0.5) by Carole Mortimer