By Olivia Parker
"**To Snare a Bride . . .**
To Gabriel Devine, Duke of Wolverest, the bonds of marriage are not anything greater than shackles. but when he's to stay a lifelong bachelor, that leaves purely his more youthful brother to hold at the kin identify. Inviting the *ton*'s so much eligible girls to a sublime ball, Gabriel is sure anyone of them will be all too wanting to develop into the following duchess and supply an heir—leaving Gabriel to proceed his ecstatic pursuit of enjoyment.
**To capture a Rogue . . .**
Her social-climbing stepmother may provide something to have Madelyn Haywood betrothed to a destiny duke. yet Madelyn believes the brothers Devine to be not anything greater than heartless rogues—especially Gabriel, whose rakish attractiveness precedes him. he's not anything greater than a slave to ardour, and she or he should not conquered by way of his caresses—and but his depraved methods tempt her so . . .
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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!
At the Bride Hunt Ball (Devine & Friends, Book 1) by Olivia Parker