"Donovan's Angel" [The Donovans of the Delta Series, Book 1] by Peggy Webb (aka Anna Michaels)
"The Cheshire cat, I presume?" he asked, smiling.
"No. Just Baby's messenger mistress. I'm returning your socks."
"Remind me to thank Baby."
"Don't be too hasty with the thanks. Just wait until you see the socks." She clutched the limb, already regretting her impulsiveness in climbing the tree. She was just asking for trouble. ~ within Chapter 2