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A Study in Silks  - Emma Jane Holloway

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"Be sure when you begin a conquest, Miss Roth, that you actually mean to win."

 

Imogen swallowed. Her mouth had gone dry and it felt like she had a croquet ball stuck halfway down her throat. "It's a question of standards, Mr. Penner. I may not be a real goddess, but even I expect flowers before a kiss, even if it is only my feet involved."

 

He narrowed his eyes, one corner of his mouth curling up. "I'll remember that, Miss Roth."

 

I like these two together! What a fun scene.

 

 

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[He] did not realize it, but he had just declared war.

 

Now it's starting to pick up! I'm intrigued.