By Barbara Cartland
Her father had died on their manner domestic to England, his occupation in shambles, his identify disgraced by means of accusations of treason. Now Canuela Arlington and her mom have been on my own in London in determined want of cash. Canuela must locate paintings. realizing her soft good looks was once guaranteed to galvanize unwelcome advances, Canuela pulled her lengthy golden hair again sharply from her face, obscured her awesome grey-green eyes with large glasses and wearing unflattering black. Her very good skills quickly an business enterprise: Ramon de Lopez, the good-looking Argentine aristocrat, one of many wealthiest males in South the USA. Canuela trembled with rage on the mere point out of his identify for Ramon used to be an "old buddy" of her father's, one of many many that abandoned him within the predicament. Canuela could pay off him for his disloyalty. it's going to no longer be tricky to smash him. If basically he weren't so wildly attractive...
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Extra info for A Frame Of Dreams (Barbara Cartland #34)
She whispered to herself. Yet it was not the fear she had felt of Sir Julius Stone; it was a fright that was almost a pleasure and certainly exciting in a way she could not explain. Long after the Marquis had driven away, Vanessa stood staring through the window. She would see him tomorrow and that was what was important. She wanted to go driving with him more than she had ever wanted to do anything in her whole life. She sat down in a chair as she thought of it, planning what she would wear.
You know I cannot ... do so! Not like... " She had almost forgotten as she spoke that in fact she was wearing evening-dress. "You look very lovely," the Marquis said. There was a sincerity in his voice which made the colour once again sweep away the nervous pallor of her cheeks. Because he was waiting she put her fingers lightly on his arm and he led her from the Waiting-Room, across the Hall, and up the double staircase. On any other occasion Vanessa would have wanted to look at the pictures; to admire the elaborate cornices and even the beauty of the banisters.
Barcellos had spoken so forcefully that instinctively she had taken a step backwards. "Before you make up your mind that this is where you wish to be," she said, "I think I must tell you that the room is very small... little more than an attic. It was used by my maid, but it is up two flights and she now finds the stairs too much for her. " "I wish no-one to enter the room, and I shall keep it locked when I am not in it," Mr. Barcellos said. " he answered abruptly. "All I require from you, Miss Lens, is a roof over my head.
A Frame Of Dreams (Barbara Cartland #34) by Barbara Cartland