By Lorraine Heath
"For years, Robert Hawthorne, the Duke of Killingsworth, used to be stored a prisoner by way of his scheming dual brother. A bold break out turns the tables and restores his birthright to him, with no a person the wiser. He can ultimately take pleasure in every little thing that used to be stolen from him. yet on his first day of freedom Robert needs to soak up wedlock a girl he hasn't ever met . . . and preserve his distance to avoid her from studying the reality of his identification, until eventually he can be sure easy methods to turn out he's the rightful duke.
Victoria Lambert understands she needs to marry Robert--after all, as her mom continually reminds her, he's the seize of the season and she'll develop into a duchess! precise, she doesn't love him, however it is her responsibility to marry good. yet a much-altered Robert stands beside her on their marriage ceremony day . . . a guy by some means extra thoughtful and fascinating than ever sooner than . . . and so sensuously appealing that Torie is set to be a temptation her husband can't resist!
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Publication Date: 2002-12-24
Number of Pages: 245
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With a strict, eagle-eyed pass judgement on for a father and older brothers to again him up, Amelia Harper is doted upon and guarded inside an inch of her lifestyles. She's now not even allowed to have a sweetheart until eventually she's seventeen, for instance. Amelia longs for the day she will do as she pleases, yet that day doesn't appear to be in any hurry to reach.
For a tender fellow, Jesse Lawton has an incredibly shady history. the one ask yourself is that it took him until eventually the age of fourteen to finish up in reformatory, so wild used to be the trail he'd been on. yet 5 years have handed, and his good fortune eventually turns out to have grew to become: he's been freed. If in simple terms he can remain at the directly and slim. ..
whilst Jesse arrives on the Harper ranch to paintings off the rest of his sentence, it's no shock that the judge's beautiful daughter catches his eye. What he doesn't recognize is this younger woman is itching for pleasure, and with one investigate his haunted eyes, Amelia understands she's came across it in Jesse. with out aspiring to, Amelia forces the erstwhile outlaw right into a selection among his freedom and his middle.
"When Captain Gabriel Drake earns a royal pardon and springs domestic to Cornwall, he discovers the daddy with whom he was hoping to reconcile has died, together with his older brother. Gabriel unexpectedly unearths himself increased to lord of the manor with the further difficulty of being liable for his five orphaned nieces.
** whilst an blameless takes over a bordello, can her seduction be some distance at the back of? ** Jocelyn Tolliver believes that her mother's couture enterprise financed her eu boarding college schooling. think her surprise while she discovers that her loss of life mom is the notorious Madame of London's elite pink Belle.
"*In a debut romance as passionate and sweeping because the British Empire, Meredith Duran paints a robust photo of an aristocrat torn among worlds, an heiress who dares to possibility every thing. .. and the affection born in fireplace and darkness that just about destroys them. *
*From unique sandstone palaces. .. *
Sick of tragedy, performed with uprising, Emmaline Martin vows to settle quietly into British Indian society. but if the pillars of privilege topple, her fiancé's betrayal leaves Emma no selection. She needs to flip for aid to the single guy whom she aren't belief, yet can't face up to: Julian Sinclair, the damaging and outstanding inheritor to the Duke of Auburn.
*To the marble halls of London. .. *
In London, they toast Sinclair with champagne. In India, they name him a traitor. Cynical and impatient with either worlds, Julian hasn't ever imagined that where he may well belong is within the include of a girl with a reluctant snort and haunted eyes. yet in a time of negative darkness, he and Emma will detect that love itself will be perilous -- and unmarried determination can regulate one's lifestyles without end.
*Destiny follows at any place you run. *
A life of grief later, in a chilly London spring, Emma and Julian needs to ultimately confront the reality: regardless of how difficult one attempts to disclaim it, a few pasts can't be disowned. .. and a few passions by no means die.
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A Matter of Temptation (Lost Lords, Book 2) by Lorraine Heath