Some Sort of Spell Part 2: 24″ Nips
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From the back cover:
She didn’t ask to be rescued.
Beatrice’s half sister had done a lot of crazy things, but inviting Elliot Chalmers to temporarily share their home while his was being renovated–that was the limit!
Everyone knew that Beatrice and Elliott had never seen eye to eye over her dedication to her orphaned siblings. He’d even nicknamed her “Cinders.”
Well, handsome prince or no, she hadn’t invited him to interfere. And although silently grateful for the added household discipline, Beatrice drew the line where Elliott seemed most intent on crossing–her personal life!
Some relevant characters:
- Beatrice Bellaire: aka “Cinders” and “the runt of the litter.” Raised her siblings after they were orphaned. Cooks, cleans, and has endemic breasts that knock over bystanders. Has been body-shamed her whole life and has the self-esteem to prove it.
- Elliot Chalmers: under 6′. Has GIANT hands. Extremely presumptuous and creepy. NOT related by blood to Beatrice. Celebrates his birthday on days that aren’t his birthday.
- Lucilla: Beatrice and Elliot’s half-sister involved with a TV producer named Horrocks. Is so terrible it’s a mystery why anyone talks to her.
- Mirry: Beatrice’s sister and lingerie buyer. Mime?
- William: Beatrice’s brother that isn’t a twin. Thinks Playboy gives you pimples.
- Benedict and Sebastian: Beatrice’s twin brothers. Largely interchangeable.
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