By Adele Ashworth
"**From mattress partners...**
Two years in the past, whereas on task for the Crown, darkly good-looking Garrett Burke left girl Ivy Wentworth dozing bare in his mattress as he went looking for the lacking Martello diamonds. After apprehending the dastardly thief, he meant to spend the remainder of his existence within the hands of the auburn-haired good looks. but if the case got here to a surprising and hazardous finish, Garrett was once yes he'd been betrayed...
To companions in crime
Ivy as soon as enjoyed Garrett with a virtuous center, yet nowadays she will be able to slightly stand him. Arriving at a abandoned property on a mysterious errand, she by no means anticipated to determine him back, nor believe a similar ecstasy she as soon as did at his contact. Now, joined with him within the look for the mythical jewels, she is prepared to threat every thing. every thing, that's, other than her heart...
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