By Kathryn Smith
"A notion of marriage she couldn't refuse...
Lord Braven has stored Rachel Ashton's lifestyles two times, it seems-when he snatched her from the icy Yorkshire river...and whilst he provided to marry her. Now the determined pass over might be rid endlessly of the repulsive husband-to-be her horrid stepfather has ""sold"" her to. yet notwithstanding either agree their marriage is in identify in simple terms, Rachel unearths she can't brush off her burning have to flavor the candy kiss of her speeding benefactor.
A ardour they can now not resist
Having a true spouse is unthinkable, considering the fact that Braven must not ever love back. And so long as this sham marriage isn't consummated, his middle will stay secure -- and his mystery can pass untold. however the beautiful attractiveness tempts the haunted lord unmercifully together with her deep lavender eyes and sensuous complete lips. How can he face up to this so much perilous wish, whilst his center swears it might be extra harmful nonetheless to disclaim himself the ecstasy of real love?
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Publication Date: 2002-12-24
Number of Pages: 245
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We're no worse off than we were before," Henry insisted. "And that makes twice. " "The third time," McCobb repeated huskily and Henry, looking at him, realized that he, also, was old. They found Stone on the 6th of June. He was lying beside his wheelbarrow. He had been carrying manure from the goat corral to the garden. He looked as if he had fallen asleep. McCobb, who had come upon him first, summoned Jack. " "Yes, Mr. " "Yes, Mr. " The Scotchman met Henry on the porch. "Your father died this afternoon.
But--" "I know. " "We're no worse off than we were before," Henry insisted. "And that makes twice. " "The third time," McCobb repeated huskily and Henry, looking at him, realized that he, also, was old. They found Stone on the 6th of June. He was lying beside his wheelbarrow. He had been carrying manure from the goat corral to the garden. He looked as if he had fallen asleep. McCobb, who had come upon him first, summoned Jack. " "Yes, Mr. " "Yes, Mr. " The Scotchman met Henry on the porch. "Your father died this afternoon.
The Stutram had radioed for help. What was radioing? The, British line was holding well and Paris would be saved. Paris. Ah, God, Paris. The curves of the Seine and the cold gray of Notre Dame. The wide passage of the Boulevard Montparnasse past the place where he had lived when he studied there. The still dark places of the Bois and the songs and the wine and the lights and the music. German guns were belching and French blood was making a red mud of Flanders fields but Paris would be saved. Paris!
A Seductive Offer (Friends Trilogy, Book 1) by Kathryn Smith