By Tessa Dare
"** *When a devilish lord and a bluestocking trigger at the highway to ruin... time isn't really on their side.* **
Minerva Highwood, certainly one of Spindle Cove's proven spinsters, has to be in Scotland.
Colin Sandhurst, Lord Payne, a rake of the 1st order, must be... wherever yet Spindle Cove.
These not going companions have one week to
• pretend an elopement
• persuade friends and family they're in ""love""
• outrun armed robbers
• live to tell the tale their worst nightmares
• commute 400 miles with out killing every one other
All whereas sharing a really small carriage via day and a fair smaller mattress by means of evening.
What they don't have time for is their starting to be charm. less wild ardour. And heaven forbid they spend invaluable hours baring their hearts and souls.
Suddenly one week sounds like precisely adequate time to discover an international of difficulty. And maybe... simply maybe... love.
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Extra resources for A Week to Be Wicked (Spindle Cove, Book 2)
Also galling was the knowledge that if he had found any other woman asleep in his barn he would have waked her with a pail of cold water in the face, frightened her half to death, and run her off the place as fast as she could go. But not Anne. Anne was the only woman in the town of Mason, or for that matter in the whole State of Colorado, he would cross a street to help. Moreover, sometime during the last hour, he’d given up trying to pretend he felt anything but pure pleasure at the thought of her in his house, waiting for him.
Cord’s face was no longer distinguishable, just a bloody mask. His clothes were soaked with dark red patches, sticking to his flesh. The wind ruffled his hair, emphasizing the stillness of his body. Her vision blurred from swelling eyes and stinging tears as she crawled to Cord’s body. She stared at his bloodied face, wishing she could reverse time, have run from this place when she woke up this morning. He was dead because she had asked him for help. No matter how unintentionally, she had caused his death by bringing her trouble to his doorstep.
Noah was bound for the Bennett Ranch, and he was still not sure why. Edward Wells had come to him yesterday morning, demanding that his daughter Anne be “rescued” from Cord Bennett’s, but almost nothing about his story made sense. Noah had to testify in court in the afternoon and refused Wells’ demands for immediate action, but promised to look into the matter first thing today. He had, however, been forced to waste hours this morning calming an irate citizen who was losing a chicken a week and sure that her neighbors were helping themselves to a weekly roast chicken dinner.