By Susan Andersen
Right Boston Brahmin Juliet Rose Astor Lowell doesn't wish her physique guarded by way of a person whereas she's in New Orleans for the grand commencing of Daddy's new hotel--especially now not by means of macho cop Beau Dupree. He's too enormous, too pushy, too virile, too . . . every thing! His shameless, hungry-eyed gaze shakes her conscientiously cultivated decorum. yet Juliet is a Lowell--and there's no method she's ever going to lose control!
Beau has extra vital activities than babysit a stunning Yankee wealthy lady. via riding the well-mannered socialite past the boundaries of her good-girl restraints, he figures he can get himself pulled off of the task. yet who could have notion that genuine ardour sizzled underneath Juliet's polish--or that after she we could her hair down, she simply may perhaps end up to be extra lady than Beau can deal with?
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Quinn inquired. “I got overtired working on the bazaar for St. Theresa’s. Your father’s being silly. ” “She’s going to see Dr. Marshall next week,” John said to Quinn. “I’m not,” Ann retorted. “Ten thirty Tuesday morning. ” “Such a fuss over nothing, John,” she said, giving him a light flick with her dish towel. ” “Since your mother got promoted to administrative assistant, she thinks she runs the college,” John said to Quinn. ” “I’m the only person in the history department without a degree,” Ann protested.
She held him away from her and smiled into his face. For a fair-skinned man his whiskers were very dark, as were his eyebrows. Quinn had always thought the coarse auburn hair, a shade darker than her own, and the hazel eyes under dark brows made him unusually handsome. As always, the house had a faint smell of the lemon oil her mother used to polish the piano. ” she asked. ” John set her valise on the bottom step of the staircase. “Naturally,” Quinn said, and started off down the hall. ” A voice called.
Forty if he’s a day. There isn’t anybody, Mother. ” Ann set her soup spoon down abruptly. “Besides, you’ve been a career lady for two years now. ” “You were,” John said. “There’ll be plenty of time for all that after graduation. ” He turned to Quinn. ” “All right? ” She made a face at him. “Leave her alone, John,” Ann said. ” “That’s all right, Mom. ” “I’m the most even-tempered person in this house,” John said. Quinn hooted. ” Ann asked Quinn. ” John interrupted with mock horror. “You’ll do your mother in, girl.