By Lorraine Heath
"For years, Robert Hawthorne, the Duke of Killingsworth, was once saved a prisoner by way of his scheming dual brother. A bold get away turns the tables and restores his birthright to him, with out someone the wiser. He can eventually take pleasure in every little thing that was once stolen from him. yet on his first day of freedom Robert needs to absorb wedlock a lady he hasn't ever met . . . and preserve his distance to avoid her from studying the reality of his id, until eventually he can verify the way to turn out he's the rightful duke.
Victoria Lambert understands she needs to marry Robert--after all, as her mom consistently reminds her, he's the capture of the season and she'll develop into a duchess! precise, she doesn't love him, however it is her responsibility to marry good. yet a much-altered Robert stands beside her on their marriage ceremony day . . . a guy someway extra thoughtful and fascinating than ever sooner than . . . and so sensuously beautiful that Torie is decided to be a temptation her husband can't resist!
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He shook his head. ” If she was going to die with him, she’d at least like to know his name. ” His eyes fixed straight ahead. She’d met stubborn men, but this one took the prize. ” “No. ” “You look like an Indian, but you don’t sound like one,” she said. He was just a man. A rather striking and dangerous one, it would seem, but still a man. Stretching his full length on the bunk, he closed his eyes. ” “Well, Mr. ” His brows drew together autocratically and he sat up. “What can I do? ” “We have to do something.
She struggled to break away but he held tight. ” Clasping her hand, Creed felt his way across the plank floor. When he located the door, he realized he didn’t have the strength to reach the latch. Rolling to his side, he gritted his teeth and kicked the door with all of his might. The panel gave way with a splintering sound. Flames gained new life when fresh air sucked into the room. Grabbing Anne-Marie around the waist, he rolled out onto the porch and down the log steps onto the snow-packed ground.
Four Q uincy scrambled over Anne-Marie while the buckboard bumped and crashed its way through the heavy underbrush. Half standing, he hauled on the reins and pulled back. Gripping the sides of the wagon, Anne-Marie held on as Quincy gained control of the team. Gradually he angled the buckboard around until he had the horses on the road again. Creed was lying on his side groaning when Quincy brought the cart to a halt beside him. Jumping down from the seat, Anne-Marie ran to assist the injured man.