By Penny Jordan
It has been six years due to the fact 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 even supposing Jamie has spent years engaged on her profitable adorning enterprise, she's by no means been in a position to absolutely exorcise Jake from her brain. he's, in any case, her stepbrother.... whilst her stepdad turns into in poor health, Jamie is reunited with Jake on their approach domestic for Christmas. She is stunned while Jake proposes marriage--a marriage designed to make their kin satisfied. but if the rite is over, and their honeymoon in a comfy Swiss chalet starts off, Jamie wonders what sort of marriage she's destined to have with the fellow who as soon as broke her heart...and may perhaps simply do it back!
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She had to be. " Beth's eye; opened wide as she studied her cousin's appearance enviously admiring the way the silk jersey clung to Jamie's supple body. " she complainec ruefully. " "If you are that's how I like you," Richard told his wife, coming into the kitchen behind Jamie, and going over to give Beth a quick kiss. " "Well, you can thank Jamie. She's taken charge of tonight's meal," Beth told him. Jamie knew there would be eight of them altogether: Jake and his girlfriend, the local doctor and his wife, and her brother, who was apparently staying with them following a road accident, Jamie herself and Beth and Richard.
The dining-room of Beth and Richard's new house was a pleasant size but the previous owners had been less than adventurous in their choice of . TOA KBAi decor. The walls and ceiling were painted cream taking no advantage of the lovely high ceiling and the attractive cornice. "This room's dreadfully dull," Beth commented critically, wrinkling her nose. " "We'll sit down tomorrow and talk about i together," Jamie promised. "There's Richard," Beth exclaimed as the; heard the front door open and shut.
I enjoyed it," Jamie told her truthfully. " "Of course, I was forgetting that your mother taught you to cook. " "Adequate but not inspired," Jamie told her, shrugging off the compliment. The dining-room of Beth and Richard's new house was a pleasant size but the previous owners had been less than adventurous in their choice of held out her arms to take Sarah from her mother. "Come on," she said firmly to the little girl. " CHAPTER TWO "JAMIE, you're an angel," Beth said breathlessly, standing back to admire the bowl of flowers Jamie had just placed on the dining-room table.