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If spectacular beauty had been his primary goal, he would have looked elsewhere, but what he wanted was a wellborn lady who would be a gracious hostess and a step-mother to his daughter. Sara was amply qualified for those roles, so it wouldn't have mattered if her hair was mussed. But, of course, it wasn't. Wryly she decided to give Weldon what he was looking for, so she stopped and contemplated a lily in an impeccably ladylike pose. Then a familiar teasing voice called out, "Sara, where are you?
It had not been immediately obvious, because she was slight while Ross was tall and strongly built, but as Peregrine came closer, he saw how much the cousins resembled each other. The handsome, masculine planes of Ross's face were refined to delicate femininity in Lady Sara, and the cousins also shared clear brown eyes and well-defined brows and lashes that contrasted dramatically with their fair hair. But there was a subtler similarity, a quality more mental than physical that was hinted at in Ross, and rather stronger in Lady Sara.
Peregrine poured generous amounts of brandy into two cut-glass goblets. " Ross accepted a goblet with murmured thanks, then cocked his head to one side thoughtfully. "You've been practicing your English. " As Peregrine sprawled on another padded bench at right angles to his guest, he gave a faint, sardonic smile. "I've a fancy to become a lion of English society. " Ross almost choked on his brandy. " he asked, surprised out of his usual tact. "Lord knows that most British aristocrats are a boring lot.