Again the Magic by Lisa Kleypas

By Lisa Kleypas

She gave him her innocence...Lady Aline Marsden used to be mentioned for one cause: to make an helpful marriage to a member of her personal category. as a substitute, she willingly gave her innocence to John McKenna, a servant on her father's property. Their passionate transgression used to be unforgivable—John used to be despatched away, and Aline used to be left to reside within the countryside...an exile from London society...and he took her love.

Now McKenna has made his fortune, and he has returned—more boldly good-looking and extra enthralling than sooner than. His ruthless plan is to take revenge at the lady who shattered his desires of affection. however the magic among them burns as shiny as ever. And now he needs to make a decision even if to allow vengeance take its toll...or hazard every thing for his first, and in simple terms, love.

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We are nervous also but we sit still as the flakes come down and stick to our shawls and hats, sugaring our eyelashes and flouring the men’s woolly beards. Two women face into the wind that whips their hair like corn tassel, their eyes slits of shine. The other one covers her mouth with her cloak and leans against a man. A boy with a yellow pigtail sits on the wagon floor, his hands tied to his ankles. He and I are the only ones without rugs or blankets covering our feet. Sudden snowfall on tender leaves is pretty.

Yet the animosity, utterly useless in the wild, died in the womb. Even before Lina midwifed Mistress’ first child, neither one could keep the coolness. The fraudulent competition was worth nothing on land that demanding. Besides they were company for each other and by and by discovered something much more interesting than status. Rebekka laughed out loud at her own mistakes; was unembarrassed to ask for help. Lina slapped her own forehead when she forgot the berries rotting in the straw. They became friends.

He and I are the only ones without rugs or blankets covering our feet. Sudden snowfall on tender leaves is pretty. Perhaps it will last long enough on the ground to make animal tracking easy. Men are always happy in the snow where killing is best. Sir says no one can starve if there is snow. Nor in spring because even before berries are out and vegetables ready to eat the river is full of spawn and the air of fowl. But this snow will not last, although it is heavy, wet and thick. I draw my feet under my skirt, not for warmth, but to protect the letter.

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