Tempting Scandal– Chapter Seven

Mr. Darcy's Compassion is finally off to the editor, so I'm back to work on another Work in Progress. Previous Chapters: 1.1 / 1.2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 3/ 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 Chapter Eight “I have been searching for you everywhere,” Penelope said to Sylvia between pants. “Where have you been?” Sylvia sighed and pulled her friend into her chamber. “Keep your voice … Continue reading Tempting Scandal– Chapter Seven

Tempting Scandal– Chapter Seven

Previous Chapters: 1.1 / 1.2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 3/ 4 / 5 / 6 Chapter Seven   Nate glanced at his sister as she arranged herself so he was in the middle of both ladies. She took his arm without thought, leading him to feel obliged to offer his other to Sylvia. He ignored the jolt he felt when she placed her hand on … Continue reading Tempting Scandal– Chapter Seven

Tempting Scandal– Chapter Six

 Previous Chapters: 1.1 / 1.2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 3/ 4 / 5 Note: I have changed Laura's name to Alice. I was getting confused having so many characters with names ending in A. Chapter Six   Since being trapped in a tree and rescued by the duke, that is Nate, Sylvia had taken care to curb her hoyden impulses. She had walked … Continue reading Tempting Scandal– Chapter Six

Tempting Scandal– Chapter Four

Previous Chapters: 1.1 / 1.2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 3 Chapter Four   Sylvia sighed as she watched the Duke of Russell and other gentlemen leave. Clara did not usually sequester the ladies away from the men when they wanted to talk about business or politics, but there was a greater diversity than usual at this house party. Sylvia’s close friend, … Continue reading Tempting Scandal– Chapter Four

Tempting Scandal– Chapter Three

Previous Chapters: 1.1 / 1.2 / 2.1 / 2.2 Chapter Three   Nate sat in the drawing room at Stephen’s country estate and forced himself to focus on his book. He had been unsettled since learning that Clara had invited the Linwoods. He did not miss his sister’s pleased smile. She was in a fair … Continue reading Tempting Scandal– Chapter Three

Tempting Scandal–Chapter Two Part Two

This will be the last divided up post. From now on, I will be posting entire chapters. I can't promise how often that will be but I am hoping once a week or more.  Sylvia sighed as she rubbed her aching back. She slowly lowered herself into a chair and unpinned her hair, then propped … Continue reading Tempting Scandal–Chapter Two Part Two

Tempting Scandal- Chapter Two, Part One

Trailing behind Blithfield and his young lady, Nate arrived with the others just as they began to move on to another room. He dreaded large gatherings like this. He agreed to come only as a favor to Laura. She had been spending more time with the Duchess of Clifford, and her grace had requested Laura’s … Continue reading Tempting Scandal- Chapter Two, Part One