By Christina Brooke
CAN AN INDECENT PROPOSAL
Eight years in the past, a tall good-looking stranger entered Lizzie Allbright's bedchamber and consummated a wedding of the maximum necessity. The Marquis of Steyne agreed to wed and mattress Lord Bute's admittedly beautiful daughter to repay his mother's playing money owed. yet as soon as the deed was once performed, Steyne's lawfully-wedded spouse vanished into the London night…
LEAD TO eternal LOVE?
Years later, Steyne has approximately forgotten approximately his runaway bride. but if he without notice reveals himself short of an inheritor, he has no selection yet to trace her down. dwelling fortunately in a small village lower than an assumed identify, Lizzie is stunned to determine her husband―and to believe this sort of robust charm to him. yet she is downright stunned while he asks her to undergo him a son. How can they in all probability repeat the heated stumble upon in their ill-fated marriage ceremony evening with out falling hopelessly in love?...in Christina Brooke's stunningly horny Regency, The Wickedest Lord Alive.
Christina Brooke's historic romances are:
"Clever, lush, and lovely."―Suzanne Enoch
"Sensual and passionate."―Publishers Weekly
"Delightful." ―Night Owl Romance
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Huntley. Lizzie observed Xavier striding towards them. Her hand clearly fell freed from Mr. Huntley’s as she grew to become to respond to him. Xavier’s eyes have been chilly upon her. What, did he imagine she were changing intimacies with Mr. Huntley? How absurd. She lifted her chin. “Huntley, your mom is looking for you,” acknowledged Xavier with no preamble. Lizzie’s erstwhile suitor seemed puzzled. “Are you convinced? Mrs. Huntley by no means rises earlier than midday. ” Xavier shrugged. “Best move speedy, then. You wouldn’t are looking to continue her ready. She could be unwell. ” no longer a whole idiot, Huntley eyed Xavier suspiciously for a second, and was once met with the sort of bland glance that Lizzie felt like treading on Xavier’s foot, if simply to change that maddening expression on his face. “Very good, then. I’ll pass. Forgive me, Lizzie,” acknowledged Huntley. “And you'll take into account what I’ve acknowledged. ” She nodded and he moved quickly off, leaving her on my own at the terrace along with her husband. Lizzie, basically to be perverse, stated, “If Mrs. Huntley is unwell, i need to visit her additionally. ” “No, you need to not,” stated Xavier. “Walk with me. ” She frowned at him. “If you please, expensive Lizzie,” he stated, giving her a flourishing bow. She fairly concept she knew what was once coming. If he intended to berate her approximately retaining fingers with Mr. Huntley, then she may get pleasure from giving him a number of domestic truths, herself. “Very well,” she acknowledged. “I desire to converse with you, in any occasion. ” They walked in silence till they have been out of sight of the home. They handed the kitchen backyard and a few outbuildings. infrequently the type of scenic stroll she frequently took round Harcourt. The dairy, which was once grander than such a lot Englishmen’s homes, was once really appealing, however it appeared Xavier didn't suggest to teach her that, both, for he moved quickly her earlier it. “Where are we going? ” Lizzie requested him. “If an individual sees me sneaking off by myself with you, my popularity should be in shreds. ” He shrugged. “If someone sees us, we'll easily announce our betrothal straight away. I understand no hassle. really as you don't scruple to head protecting fingers with Huntley each time the temper takes you. ” “Surely you don't imagine you might have a rival in Huntley,” she again, her tone each piece as while his. The routine sneer curled his lips. “I don’t. ” “Then i don't see why you point out the matter,” stated Lizzie. “You recognize completely good there’s not anything among Mr. Huntley and me. ” His mouth tightened, ever so a bit of. “I don't care to determine my spouse on phrases of intimacy with different gents. ” She stared at him. “You aren't jealous, my lord? ” “No, I’m no longer jealous,” he stated, flippantly towing her towards what gave the look of a disused potting shed. He wrenched open the door, sending dirt motes swirling. “But if I see his fingers on you back, I shall shoot him throughout the middle. ” “Oh. ” For a few cause, the assertion robbed her of her righteous anger. He was once jealous. and really, she ought to not believe so conceited approximately that. “Well, you needn't situation your self with Mr. Huntley, my lord. Now, used to be that every one you wanted to assert to me? ” “Not at all,” he acknowledged, kicking the door close. rather less definitely, she stated, “What, then?