Merely Magic

By Patricia Rice

With exhilarating wit, sensuality, and emotion, bestselling writer Patricia Rice bargains a fascinating old romance. while a paranormal younger girl meets a depressing aristocrat in a moonlit woodland, neither desires unusual and robust love is set to alter their lives forever....

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"Simply enchanting!...passionate and powerful."-Teresa Medeiros

"Simply captivating! Patricia Rice, a grasp storyteller, weaves a spellbinding story that is passionate and powerful."-Teresa Medeiros, bestselling writer of The Bride and the Beast

"Like Julie Garwood, Patricia Rice employs depraved wit and hot sensuality to show the conflict of the sexes right into a magical romp."-Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author

Patricia Rice is:

"A large gifted author." -Romantic Times


"Fast-paced...witty."-Gothic Journal

"Captivating."-Heartland Critiques

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The earl doesn't seem like a cheerful bridegroom,” Stella commented as she nibbled on a petit 4 from the lavish buffet desk and watched Drogo sipping morosely at champagne whereas the cluster of fellows round him laughed and pounded every one other’s backs. None of them pounded Drogo’s. “My husband is a major man,” Ninian responded demurely, passing up the food in want of a dry biscuit to settle her queasy belly. She’d idea the morning disease had handed. might be the babe objected to the day’s stresses.

In shock, she approved a heavy, musty-smelling leather-based tome. She sneezed and questioned if her husband was once as peculiar because the remainder of his relations as she rippled the web page edges within the darkness. “It’s the diary of a Malcolm lady,” he defined. “I discovered it at the cabinets within the library the opposite day. The language is previous and should want translating. ” “I can learn outdated English and Latin and Norman French,” she replied, reverently stroking the binding now that she knew what it used to be. “Malcolms don't hand over their books flippantly, and Grandmother taught me to learn the few now we have.

Might be he knew not anything of the mysterious little witch, yet he’d discovered a bit approximately her. She had a middle, and it broke as simply as somebody else’s. “I had no real interest in dwelling in London,” she corrected mildly. “And no real interest in asking grandmother to help me with no giving her whatever in go back. ” The viscount harrumphed and reddened a bit, then swung again to stand Drogo. “No topic, any of this. You’ve ruined her, and you’ll pay the fee. ” Like a candle flame, Ninian brightened the darkness her father solid.

Mom threatened to disown me. in addition to, Lydie wanted a hideaway. ” Flouncing her skirts, she prepared herself within the window seat lower than his telescope. She leaned ahead to reveal the tempting mounds of her breasts. “We’re now not blood relatives, Drogo,” she whispered. “I may be the spouse you wish. ” Drogo closed his eyes and cursed lower than his breath. Sarah had performed her top to be circumspect due to the fact her arrival. It seemed as though the act had eventually fallen flat. “I’m completely conscious of our relationship,” he stated with no rancor.

Together with her foot, Ninian disregarded years of useless leaves, exploring the unfurling frond of a fern, the probing stems of valerian. Valerian! Ninian stooped to transparent away pot shards and leaves to ascertain the basis. not anyone willingly grew a plant that smelled so undesirable except they intended to take advantage of it for sleep problems or magic rituals. Exploring farther, she exposed proof of previous clay pots and disintegrating wood planters. a number of straggling herbs, ones hardy to the sector, nonetheless survived publicity to the weather.

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