By Connie Brockway
"**In this spellbinding novel, Connie Brockway dazzles together with her penetrating insights into the most unlikely desires and darkish wants of the human heart.**
Mercy Coltrane, a brash younger American girl, has arrived in England to look for her lacking brother. prepared to danger whatever in her quest, she seeks out the aid of Hart Moreland, the mercenary her father enlisted years in the past to guard his land—when Hart used to be referred to as Duke the Gunslinger.
Now Earl of Perth in his local England, Hart has grew to become his again on his prior to be able to in achieving a well-merited place of appreciate and tool, and the very last thing he wishes is a reminder of his violent heritage. yet Mercy proves to be even more than simply a painful remnant of the area he left in the back of. brilliant, witty, and gorgeous, she embodies the prospect for happiness that Hart desperately craves.
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Yes, m'lady," said the maid. Sketching a curtsy, she disappeared through the dressing room door. Closed at night, indeed! What nonsense, Becca thought. Crossing to the window, she snuffed out the candles and parted the heavy portieres. The moon shone down upon the forest, bathing the trees in a silvery haze. What did the silly chit mean, there was no lane? The moonlight showed it clearly, a narrow footpath wending its way through the trees. Beyond, like a shimmering ribbon, the waterfall was visible tumbling below, singing as it spilled down over an all but invisible ledge hidden from view but for brief glimpses through the trees.
It seemed stronger somehow, ghosting its way through those dreams, as if he stood in the room beside her bed, gazing down upon her as she slept. Try as she would, she couldn't open her eyes to see if he really was standing there. Not until first light spilled in the window, when Ulla pulled back the draperies in the morning. Though the dawn was gray with cottony fog pressed up against the panes, it was blinding, and Becca narrowed her eyes against the glare. A hipbath had been set before the gaping hearth.
I have embarrassed you. Such an embrace in my country does not have the connotation you English place upon it. " It seemed an odd request, but she nodded, avoiding his eyes. Why did it seem that she had committed herself to something scandalous? "In some cultures, the saving of a life means that one owns that life, that he is… responsible for its safety and comfort, and bound to it for as long as he lives. " "It seems a bit… possessive to me," said Becca. ' " "Oh, now, mitt kostbart, I do not mean to suggest that I—" "Of course not, my lord," she said.
A Dangerous Man by Connie Brockway