Unveiled was my first full-length Courtney Milan http://www.courtneymilan.com/. I picked it up after a friend recommended it, and am so glad I did. Courtney writes with such power and finesse. Her writing is, in a word, sophisticated. She is one of the masters of the craft, in my opinion.
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Then, as if she’d been but a brief snag in the fluid silk of his life, he looked away, finishing his survey of the massed knot of servants.–(p. 18). Harlequin Enterprises. Kindle Edition.
Maybe just a perverse desire to demonstrate to her father: See? This is how you go about not betraying your family. She would show him. She didn’t need to be received as nobility to be noble.–(p. 34). Harlequin Enterprises. Kindle Edition.
If you gave people compliments, they tended to like you. If you confided in them, they were likely to trust you. And if you then asked for their help, they were yours forever.–(p. 41). Harlequin Enterprises. Kindle Edition.
She could feel all her hopes for the future dissolving in the wake of his damnable likeableness.–(p. 48). Harlequin Enterprises. Kindle Edition.
Mr. Turner wasn’t lucky. He was strong—so strong that he had no need to be jealous of power in others.–(p. 93). Harlequin Enterprises. Kindle Edition.