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By Loretta Chase
Chase is on! Her out-of-print vintage is now again in best shape. The Comte d'Esmond is meant to be investigating Leila Beaumont's corrupt and treacherous husband. yet all he desires to do is hand over to her dangerously attractive eyes.
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I won't be around to keep your admirers out of your hair — which I know is about all I'm good for these days — a bloody bodyguard. But maybe you've decided you don't want one any more. You didn't want one tonight, obviously. Talk of whores," he muttered. "That's just what you'd be. One of hundreds. You should see the tarts when they get a glimpse of the beautiful Comte d'Esmond. Like maggots swarming over a ripe cheese. Anything, anyone he wants — as many as he wants — and it never costs him a sou.
Nonetheless, he insisted on paying for it then — and in gold. Then it was his, to do with as he wished. And so, Leila could only watch in numb horror while he took a stickpin to his wife's image and, with cold, furious strokes, mutilated it. Leila's brain wasn't numb, though. She understood he wasn't attacking her work, but his evidently unfaithful wife. Leila had no trouble deducing that Francis had cuckolded him, and she needed no details of the affair to realize that this time Francis had crossed some dangerous line.
Go away. Stay. Now, though he was miles away, she couldn't drive him out of her mind with work. Now he was in the work, and she couldn't get him out. Concentration washed away, and anger flooded in. Her temples began to throb. She threw down the brush and hurled the palette at the canvas, knocked oils and solvents to the floor. Furious tears streaming down her face, she stormed from one end of the studio to the other, tearing it to pieces. She hardly knew what she was doing, didn't care. All she wanted was destruction.