By Stephanie Laurens
They proved their bravery scuffling with for His Majesty's mystery Serviceand have been rewarded with brides of serious good looks and breeding. yet one memberof the Bastion membership has remained a bachelor . . . till now.
"Christian, i would like your aid. there is not any one else i will be able to flip to . . . L."
When Christian Allardyce, sixth Marquess of Dearne, reads these phrases, his international turns the wrong way up. woman Letitia Randall is a girl like no different, and the day he left her at the back of to struggle for king and state was once the main tough of his existence. He by no means forgot the texture of her lips opposed to his, yet by no means expects to work out her back. but now she seeks his aid, and Christian understands he'll no longer face up to her plea.
Letitia believes that Christian deserted her while she wanted him such a lot, and he or she hates to name on his reduction. yet to transparent her brother's identify, she has sworn to exploit each weapon at her command, no matter if it capability seducing her ex-lover. but all of the whereas, Christian is waging a struggle of his own—a crusade of natural excitement and candy revenge that may take them either past the sting of desire.
Read or Download The Edge of Desire (Bastion Club) PDF
Best Historical Romance books
Imogen, woman Maitland, has made up our minds to bounce at the wild facet. finally, she's within the scrumptious place of having the ability to take a lover. A discreet male who understands simply whilst to go away within the morning. yet woman Maitland continues to be lower than the watchful eye of her former parent, the wildly untamed Rafe, the Duke of Holbrook.
Lust is a Sin . . . Sebastian Griffin, the Duke of Melbourne, has raised his more youthful siblings, obvious to it that they made right suits, and primarily stored each person in line. obvious because the strongest guy in England, Sebastian has a name for propriety and has maintained a scandal-free existence. previously.
“Christina Dodd is every little thing i am searching for in an writer. ”—Teresa Medeiros“Christina Dodd is a pleasure to learn. ”—Laura Kinsale “Treat your self to a superb book—anything by means of Christina Dodd. ”—Jill Barnett A vintage from the incomparable long island instances bestselling, RITA Award-winning writer Christina Dodd, Treasure of the solar is a shining instance of why this remarkable storyteller is certainly one of today’s most sensible names in historic romance.
A Devilish Duke on a Quest for excitement . . . Frannie Darling used to be a baby of London's roughest streets, surrounded by means of petty thieves, pickpockets, and worse. yet notwithstanding she survived this harsh upbringing to turn into a lady of incomparable good looks, Frannie wishes not anything to do with the lads who lust for her, the rogues who widespread the gaming corridor the place she works.
Additional resources for The Edge of Desire (Bastion Club)
Disappeared? ” Letitia stared at Barton; Christian may well all yet see the wheels in her brain churning. Then she sniffed and appeared away. “I daresay he’s long gone to the rustic to go to with pals. it really is August, in spite of everything. i think, Mr. Barton, that your ‘disappearance’ is not anything greater than that. ” Barton seemed pugnacious. “Would you assert his lordship as a rule leaves for nation events in a tearing rush past due at evening? together with his guy, who hadn’t had any caution? ” while Letitia acknowledged not anything, Barton went on, “Because that’s what occurred in response to his landlord who lives downstairs. ” After a second Barton glanced down, drawing all recognition to what he carried in a single hand; it looked to be a fabric garment, folded again and again. “And then there’s this. ” He shook out the garment, revealing it to be a gentleman’s coat. “Would this be one in every of your brother’s, your ladyship? Do you know it? ” Letitia frowned. She walked nearer, contemplating the coat’s lower. “It feels like one in every of Justin’s. ” Halting sooner than the coat Barton obligingly displayed at arm’s size, she raised her brows. “Is it from Shultz? ” She reached for the left lapel. Barton whisked the coat away. “You will need to be cautious approximately touching it, your ladyship. There’s blood on it, see—most most likely your husband’s. ” each drop of blood tired from Letitia’s face. Christian was once at her part immediately, sooner than he’d even inspiration. “Barton. ” the only be aware resonated with risk, but used to be not anything to what he felt. His arms had fisted; he battled an urge to strike the runner. His tongue itched to rip strips off the fellow, but…they had to examine what he’d stumbled on. “Did the owner have any notion the place his lordship was once headed? ” He’d barked out the query. Barton stiffened; he desired to refuse to respond to, yet didn’t dare. “No. ” “Did he understand how they left—in a employed carriage, or did Lord Vaux force his curricle? ” He glanced at Letitia as he requested; lips tight, she nodded. Justin did certainly continue a curricle on the town. Barton had spotted the interaction. Eyes darkish with suspicion, he however grudgingly conceded, “His lordship drove off in his curricle. ” “Do you've got any more mild to shed in this subject? Any details in any respect? ” “No, my lord. The body’s been taken to the police health professional. while he’s performed together with his exam, the corpse can be published to her ladyship for burial. ” Barton used the notice “corpse” intentionally, his gaze sliding to Letitia. Christian battled a virtually overpowering urge to throttle the fellow. “Very strong. ” His harsh tones had Barton taking a look his method back; he stuck the man’s eye. “When that point comes, you—personally—will tell Mellon, and he'll show the knowledge to me. Her ladyship isn't really to be disturbed with this topic back. Any question you've, you can also make via me. ” He held Barton’s gaze. “I belief I make myself undeniable? ” His final phrases got here out in a menacing purr, very similar to a lion looking ahead to his subsequent meal. Letitia heard, not only the phrases yet each nuance they conveyed, and will have kissed him.