By Sara Bennett
One depraved evening . . .
Lady Portia Ellerslie, dearest confidante to Queen Victoria and a girl of impeccable breeding, in general would not dream of dallying in Aphrodite's membership, London's such a lot particular and erotic bordello. yet one lonely evening she unearths whatever attractive concerning the notion of a wild stumble upon within the infamous hothouse. wearing a bold, dangerously low-cut scarlet costume and a veil to masks her identification, she arrives on the membership able to succumb to the torrid wishes raging within her . . . and is stunned to discover herself watching into the eyes of Marcus Worthorne, the fellow she swooned over at seventeen.
Could result in a life of ecstasy . . .
Back then, Marcus slightly knew she was once alive, yet now he is approximately to make her so much wanton fantasies come real. Portia's right lifestyles is set to alter perpetually . . . simply because for Marcus one evening with the girl in crimson may well by no means be enough.
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She opened her mouth to reprimand him and then closed it again. Wasn’t this what she wanted? Wasn’t this why she was here? There was no going back now, she reminded herself with a shiver of excitement. ” she whispered, taking a step away, giving herself room to breathe. “This,” he said, and before she could react, he slipped his finger beneath her low neckline and smoothly tugged it down a fraction. She didn’t struggle. She didn’t reach up to cover herself, or shriek, or slap his face. She stood facing him, half naked now, and proud as a queen.
Apologizing wasn’t something he did very often, but her bearing made him want to beg her pardon. ” she asked in that husky whisper that was playing havoc with his senses. ” “I should have shown more finesse,” he answered. ” He laughed without humor. ” It was difficult not being able to see her face, to look into her eyes, although he could see something of her against the firelight—the shape of her cheek, the curve of her chin. He reached out and touched her breast, and then bent his head to taste her.
He was gripping her hips, keeping the lower half of her body anchored, but the top half was weak and unsupported. She fell back, arching, her legs splayed. He closed his mouth over her. Ecstasy erupted. She may have screamed. Portia didn’t remember much for several moments. She was still awash with that great maelstrom of pleasure, as if she had suddenly been lifted from London and spun around the stars, before being placed gently back down again. Slowly she came to, blinking, and wondering why the room was patterned like lace.
A Seduction in Scarlet by Sara Bennett