By Joan Wolf
"One betrayal must have been sufficient …
Enchantingly gorgeous Laura Dalwood used to be little greater than a woman whilst she used to be given in marriage to a guy whose glittering wealth hid a gloomy mystery published to her in basic terms on her marriage ceremony evening.
Now her husband’s loss of life had freed her from that odious union – and Laura vowed by no means to make so grievous an errors back.
But how may she reject the good-looking and fantastic Mark Cheny, Earl of Dartmouth, while his idea was once person who no younger girl of feel or sensibility might rightly decline?
And what may she do while, as his bride, he carried her over the brink to permit her to find simply how a lot she might love a guy – after which, to her misery, simply how a lot may perhaps she worry him …
Joan Wolf is a united states at the present time bestselling writer, whose acclaimed Regency romances have earned her nationwide acceptance as a grasp of the style. Her many old and modern romances were hugely praised through reviewers and authors alike. Publisher's Weekly reviewed certainly one of her novels as ""historical fiction at its finest."" Joan used to be born in long island urban yet has lived such a lot of her existence in Connecticut along with her husband, childrens and various pets. An avid rider and horse proprietor, she enjoys that includes horses in her novels.
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He smiled. ” She blinked again. ” He laughed. “Because I wanted to,” he said. “I would be daft not to. ” Charlotte shook her head. “No,” she said. “I mean . . yes. I . . I do not . . ” He chuckled, and she met his gaze. “I should slap you,” she said. “I would prefer if you did not,” Kenley said. A loud rattling, the sudden, heavy falling of hoofbeats startled her, and Charlotte turned, her eyes flown wide as grooms drove a carriage toward them, heading for the front of the house. Two more followed almost immediately, and for the first time, Charlotte took notice of the quality of daylight, and the hour this surely indicated.
He jumped, startled from his thoughts. When he saw Charlotte, he smiled, seeming surprised to see her, but pleased nonetheless. “Miss Engle,” he said, lowering his face in courteous deference. 55 HIGHWAYMAN LOVER “I did not mean to startle you,” she said, and he laughed quietly. “Quite all right,” he said. He tapped his fingertip against his brow. “Tending my own garden, that is all. ” The servant returned, presenting him with his coat and hat. Charlotte watched him shrug his way into the navy-blue greatcoat, and press a penny against the boy’s palm in thanks.
He let me keep it,” she said quietly. “Grandmother’s brooch. In the end, he tied my hands to the wheel--loosely, so I could squirm free without much work--and he draped his coat over me to hide the pin against my stomacher. He said, ‘do not 36 SARA REINKE tell them,’ and that was all. It was . . ” “I would assume James Houghton’s secondhand recounting of events is inaccurate, to learn of this,” Reilly said, and Charlotte laughed. “Mr. Cheadle has a remarkable memory for a man who spent most of the robbery trussed and fainted dead away,” she said.