By Anna Jacobs
While Emily Mattison falls sufferer to a near-fatal coincidence presently after receiving an unforeseen inheritance from cousin, her ruthless nephew George seizes the chance to take regulate of his aunt's resources. It's merely while Emily reaches The Drover's wish, the previous pub at the fringe of the Lancashire moors, bequeathed to her by means of her past due cousin Penelope, that she starts off to suppose secure. She additionally discovers that love are available within the so much unforeseen locations. yet it's now not really easy to flee the clutches of somebody as decided as George
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It was beyond embarrassing— it had the potential to interfere with her ability to do her job. She could accept that some flaw in her genetic makeup made her always pick exactly the wrong guy. She didn’t like it, and she wouldn’t allow herself to act like a freaked-out groupie or sex-starved crazy person when she was around Josh. Fool’s Gold was small. They were bound to run into each other. She had to get a grip on herself and her hormones. There had to be a reasonable explanation, she told herself firmly.
He straightened and headed to the door. “You could take her out to dinner,” Marsha called after him. “I could,” he agreed as he left. He could ask out Charity, but then what? In a matter of days she would have heard enough about him to think she knew everything. After that, she would either be eager to find out if all the talk was true, or she would think he was scum on the pond of life. Judging by her sensible shoes and conservative dress, he would guess she would put him on the side of scum.
Had some guy blown into her meeting, saved the day, then disappeared? Like a local super hero or something? And if he was so in the loop, why hadn’t he taken care of the problem weeks ago? There was no way she could have known about a private donation—no matter how much research and prep work she had done. But Charity still had a vague sense of dissatisfaction. She preferred to win through her own actions. Not because of a rescue. She made her way to her new office on the second floor. She hadn’t had much time to get settled, what with moving to Fool’s Gold over the weekend and the presentation preparation taking up all her free time.