By Penny Jordan
It has been six years when you consider that Jamie walked in on her lover, Jake Brierton, in mattress with one other woman--and walked correct again out that door and out of his existence. yet although Jamie has spent years engaged on her winning adorning enterprise, she's by no means been capable of totally exorcise Jake from her brain. he's, in any case, her stepbrother.... whilst her stepdad turns into sick, Jamie is reunited with Jake on their manner domestic for Christmas. She is surprised while Jake proposes marriage--a marriage designed to make their family members chuffed. but if the rite is over, and their honeymoon in a comfortable Swiss chalet starts, Jamie wonders what sort of marriage she's destined to have with the fellow who as soon as broke her heart...and might simply do it back!
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Did he enjoy tormenting her? " She got up too quickly, his proximity to her suddenly claustrophobic.
His fingers bit into her arms as he grabbed hold of her, catching her off guard. " She felt she was going to choke on the pain, at the humiliation of his knowing how she felt about him, but as she looked into his eyes, it was anger she saw there and not mocking contempt. She took a deep breath, trying to steady her nerves. "You're being ridiculous, Jake," she told him evenly. "Am I? Prove it," he challenged harshly. " The refusal rose to her lips but could not be uttered. It was six years since she had spent a Christmas at home.
Thank God she had the excuse of watching the dinner to prevent her from turning round to look at him. He ignored her comment and said flatly instead, "Mark's worried about you. " Thank goodness she had the excuse of her worry for her stepfather to excuse the tremor in her voice. "Beth told me last night. " She had to turn round to face him now, but almost flinched back as she saw the anger and contempt icing his eyes. "Much you care," he told her cut tingly "How long is it since you've been to see them, Jamie?
A Reason For Marriage (Harlequin Presents, No 1041) by Penny Jordan