The Heir (Windham Series)

By Grace Burrowes

A big apple Times and USA Today Bestseller!

An earl who cannot be bribed...

Gayle Windham, earl of Westhaven, is the 1st valid son and inheritor to the duke of Moreland. to flee his father's inexorable strain to marry, he makes a decision to spend the summer time at his townhouse in London, the place he reveals himself intrigued by means of the secretive methods of his attractive housekeeper...

A woman who cannot be protected...

Anna Seaton is a gorgeous, proficient, trained girl, that is why it's so difficult to Gayle Windham that she works as his housekeeper.

As the 2 draw nearer and start to lose their hearts to one another, Anna's secrets and techniques threaten to carry the earl's orderly lifestyles crashing down-and he does not understand how he will safeguard her from the fallout...

Windham series:
The inheritor (Book 1)
The Soldier (Book 2)
The Virtuoso (Book 3)
Lady Sophie's Christmas want (Book 4)
girl Maggie's mystery Scandal (Book 5)
Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6)
woman Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7)
Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8)

"A luminous and swish erotic Regency...a attractive love tale that may have readers eagerly expecting the deliberate sequels."―Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Burrowes' striking debut is a witty, sensual, Regency romance that includes complicated characters who ring to to the period of time, leaving readers asserting huzzah!" - Booklist (starred assessment)

"A incredible debut brimming with ardour, romance, and wit." -Sophia Nash, RITA ward-winning writer of Secrets of a Scandalous Bride

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I'm years your senior, and that i can bear in mind the duchess’s previous couple of confinements. ” “They love every one other,” Val stated, “clearly they do, yet Anna merits to be approached because the filthy rich younger girl of caliber she is, no longer as a housekeeper at the run from venal schemes. and that i don’t are looking to pay attention speak of confinements, quite now not whilst His Grace has ears all over. ” “Westhaven’s honor has gotten the easiest of his universal sense,” Dev argued. “Anna doesn’t are looking to be approached later; she desires to be approached now.

Hamilton, whom i feel to be efficient, yet his diagnosis is guarded, at top. ” “He’s wounded and in penitentiary? ” Anna acknowledged, her voice catching. “He’s having fun with the hospitality of the Crown at a truly friendly little condominium St. simply owns, with specialist nursing care as well as armed guards. he's a peer, Anna, and should be cared for for this reason. ” It was once greater than Helmsley deserved. “Anna. ” The earl’s hand traced her hairline lightly. “Let me do that. ” She met his gaze and frowned, yet he wasn’t complete.

That’s the genuine factor. when you have a cause of any substance—a husband someplace, a mortal worry of sex, anything in addition to your foolish conviction earls don’t marry housekeepers— then i'm going to ponder desisting. ” He punctuated his remark with a gentle kiss to her neck. “Keep your lips off me, please. ” Anna straightened clear of him yet didn’t stream off the sofa. “I can't imagine. i don't even recognize correct from improper if you happen to begin together with your kisses and your wandering palms. You don’t suggest to do it, yet you allow me helpless and misplaced and… you don't have any clue what I suggest, do you?

Ye gods. I stumbled on them in her sitting room this afternoon, door open, all arms in view, however the manner they appear at one another… places one in brain of besotted sheep. ” “His Grace could be in alt,” Dev acknowledged on a sigh. “His Grace,” Val retorted, “had most sensible now not get wind of it, except you will have Westhaven to right away lose all curiosity. ” “Gayle wouldn’t be that silly, yet he will be that obdurate. ” Dev tossed a companionable arm round Val’s shoulders. “This can be wonderful as hell, don’t you're thinking that?

The earl grabbed the dressing dress and shrugged into it, even these routine having a look painful. “Nearby is a relative time period. a few mile the opposite part of Welbourne there's something sufficiently big to boast a church, yet now not towards London. ” “Welbourne is the place your niece lives. ” “Anna, no. ” He rose off the bed stiffly and paused, grimacing. “I am now not implementing on Amery and his spouse. you are going to bear in mind the woman and that i have been in brief and miserably betrothed. they're the final humans i would like to work out me sick.

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