An Improper Companion (Zebra Regency Romance)
An Improper Companion - Zebra Regency Romance Author:Karla Hocker She wore a mask of propriety but was a coquette at heart. — SHOCKING PAST — Despite her fetching blue eyes and sable hair, Kate Elliott remained every bit the prim and practical schoolmistress. Few at Miss Venable's Seminary for Young Ladies would have dreamed that Kate had entertained romantic notions in her girlhood! At 28, she r... more »emained firmly on the shelf, and with the closing of the school, firmly unemployed. Hence, she welcomed the invitation to be Liza Ashcoft's chaperone for the Season at Bath. But how would she endure the girl's toplofty father? Patience was not in her nature.
Damion Ashcoft was certain that Miss Elliott would be the ideal companion for his daughter. A wallflower of quiet virtues, she would neither distract the handsome widower from scholarly pursuits nor be bothered by his disdain for women. So he was stunned to discover that them impudent Miss Elliott was outspoken to a fare-thee-well. And shocked when sassy Kate made his pulse race alarmingly -- surely out of anger. Ashcoft would have to teach her how to behave properly....« less