By Elizabeth Moss
Lord Trajan Randall is a rake and a whipster who holds girls in contempt. The weaker intercourse might be all rather well within the bed room or the nursery, yet past that Trajan has little need nor admire for them. that is why woman Caroline makes a decision to educate him a lesson. A lesson the dashingly good-looking Lord Randall won't ever forget.The Viscount doesn't think within the "Petticoat Club", a mythical gang of girls who take their revenge on rakes and noblemen like him. yet all that's approximately to change.-- road theft, abduction and wanton behaviour abound during this brief attractive Regency novella from Elizabeth Moss. This novel is written in common united kingdom English, no longer American English.This is a sequel to 'Poppeia and the Petticoat membership' by way of Elizabeth Moss.
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Not surprisingly, given the scandalous nature of the story under discussion, Lady Caroline blushed. Her voice sank to an imploring whisper. ‘Hush, papa. ’ ‘Let them stare! Nothing better for them to do, I daresay. As for this Petticoat Club, it can’t possibly be true. Young ladies stripping a gentleman of his ... his inexpressibles, damn it! ’ His lordship made a snorting sound. ’ Trajan nodded. ‘I agree, my lord. ’ Lady Caroline was looking at him with that odd, hard stare again. ’ Viscount Randall frowned at Lady Caroline’s muttered question, delivered sotto voce and at such speed he doubted whether he had even heard her correctly.
Though I will admit to a certain trepidation while you were pointing that pistol at my head earlier,’ his lordship replied, a bite to his voice that had not been there before. ‘Those particular pistols are finely balanced weapons. I own a pair myself. But they are possessed of a hair-trigger. The merest slip of your finger and I would have been unable to oblige you in any way tonight. ’ Their eyes met for a long moment. Her gaze dropped compulsively to his mouth: strong, rakish, uncompromising, his lips parted slightly, as though impatient for hers.
He stood up, then strode angrily to the window, tearing the shutters open. The full moon shone in, bright with ghostly light over the stark treetops. No setting for a mystery could have been better, he thought savagely. Except this was no romance, but a deadly serious misadventure that might yet end at the gallows for this earl’s daughter. Lady Caroline was kneeling on the floor, her head bent, golden hair streaming over her face, her shoulders shaking, unfeminine and yet intensely desirable in breeches.