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Haunted by a past as a sex slave, nobleman Ethan Warth returns to England as a male courtesan for rich matrons and runs a brothel for wealthy lords. Arabella Covington appears on his door, trained in the medical arts but unable to practice because of her gender. He hires her to care for his ladies but her inquisitive nature and beauty make him desire to teach her the world of seduction.
Ethan, however, never counted on falling in love…
Within a few hours, Arabella rolled and woke instantly. She leapt off the bed and went to the window, pulling the drapery back. The sun shone brightly over the back side of the house. Scanning the yard and street, her eyes strained to view every person out there. With a sigh of relief, she didn’t see Jeremy.
Drat. What if he was in the front?
Exhaling, she pulled the dressing gown off and reached for her chemise and dress. With her dress sent to be refreshed, she grabbed the borrowed gown off the peg. At the wash-stand she quickly washed her face, neck and arms using soap that smelt of roses. Feeling refreshed, she brushed her hair and pulled it back, twisting the locks into a bun to secure it with a comb.
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