By Stephanie Laurens
Unique ebook: 2005
The males of the Bastion membership are strong, dependable, and never averse to overcoming chance in the event that they needs to. Now, after years of dependable provider to the Crown, they each one -- one after the other -- needs to face that maximum probability of all ...love.
The final of his line, Jack, Baron Warnefleet, has fled London after approximately being compromised into marrying a dreadful lady. Turning his again at the complete proposal of marriage, he rides domestic to the property he has no longer visible for years, decided to set in movement another process action.
But then within the lane sooner than his gate, Jack rescues a startlingly appealing girl from a menacing, unmanageable horse. in spite of the fact that, whereas he starts off by means of taking command, the woman maintains via taking it again. girl Clarice Altwood is not any meek and delicate leave out. She is the very antithesis of thewoolly-headed younger women Jack has rejected as now not for him. Clarice is delectably beautiful, past eligible, undeniably able, and entirely unforgettable. Why in the world is she rusticating within the country?
That enigma is compounded through secret, and it's fast transparent thatClarice is at risk. Jack needs to use each ounce of his crafty and wit to guard this hugely autonomous and richly passionate lady ... who has so fast stolen his middle.
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You can’t be lying abed half the day. ’ His use of the endearment gave her a jolt of shock. She did not meet his gaze, just tried to sit up, wincing at the ache in her arms and shoulders as she moved. ’ Her voice was cold, offering the rebuke that her words had not. ‘So I see,’ he said, and, slipping a hand inside his jacket, produced a knife, its blade straight and wicked. Rosalind’s heart hammered harder. Her eyes slid slowly from the blade to Kempster’s face, and such was the dryness in her throat that she could only stare at him and utter not a single word.
It was a hard face, a face which looked as if it felt no fear but knew well how to instil it. He made Kempster’s pretty-boy looks appear weak and effeminate in comparison. And yet for all his harshness, there was something compelling about him, something darkly attractive. She shivered and wrapped the cloak more tightly around herself, trying to hide her vulnerability and anxiety. Wolf walked towards her, and her eyes shifted to the coil of thin rope he held in his hand. She rose slowly, warily, ready to flee.
She appears to be the very antithesis of Wolf. But maybe Rosalind and Wolf have more in common than either of them realize, as each overcomes the barriers the other has built around their heart. I had great fun being a part of the Regency Silk & Scandal series. Here is my humble offering—the story of Rosalind and Wolf and how they come to fall in love. I really do hope that you enjoy it. ” —RT Book Reviews Look for these novels in the Regency miniseries SILK & SCANDAL The Lord and the Wayward Lady by Louise Allen—June 2010 Paying the Virgin’s Price by Christine Merrill—July 2010 The Smuggler and the Society Bride by Julia Justiss—August 2010 Claiming the Forbidden Bride by Gayle Wilson—September 2010 The Viscount and the Virgin by Annie Burrows—October 2010 Unlacing the Innocent Miss by Margaret McPhee—November 2010 The Officer and the Proper Lady by Louise Allen—December 2010 Taken by the Wicked Rake by Christine Merrill—January 2011 Contents Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Chapter Nine Chapter Ten Chapter Eleven Chapter Twelve Chapter Thirteen Chapter Fourteen Chapter Fifteen Chapter Sixteen Chapter Seventeen Chapter Eighteen Prologue May 1815, London Outside in the darkness of the night a dog was barking.
A Fine Passion (Bastion Club, Book 4) by Stephanie Laurens