By Lisa Kleypas, Lynsay Sands, Leigh Greenwood
This trio of ancient vacation romances, choked with heat, pleasure, and love, good points Lisa Keypas's "I Will," within which a Georgian bluestocking will get the current of a life-time while a rakish noble asks for her hand in marriage. Original.
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Additional resources for A Historical Christmas Present (Capital Theatre, Book 2.5)
Evan released Jade and spun toward the chestnut mare. With fluid grace, he extracted the pistol from Hindes’s open pack and swiftly trained the pistol on the man’s chest. “We speak of different things,” Evan said. ” Evan’s voice and aim were steady. “I, however, am wondering how you will compensate my companion for the abuse she suffered at your hands. ” Hindes stared at Evan, and suddenly tossed the pouch. ” The pouch landed with a heavy jangle at Evan’s feet. When Evan did not move, Jade bent to retrieve the small purse.
I did not seek your bed,” she said icily. ” He seized the robe and wagged it at her. ” She snatched the robe from him, leaving him clutching a solitary pearl button. ” His eyes flared with anger. ” Jade heard only the word prostitute. It rang in her ears and tore at her heart. Her cheeks hot with humiliation, she donned the robe and quickly crossed the floor. ” Evan shouted as Jade slammed the door behind her. ” The woman who had brought Jade the bathwater the night before eyed the folded gown and wrapper at the foot of the bed.
When had she stopped thinking of him as Gadjo and started thinking of him as Evan? The realization disturbed her. She found him intriguing; she could not deny it. But she might as well wish for the moon as allow herself to become infatuated with him. He came from a world to which she had only briefly belonged, and she was no longer a sixteen-year-old girl who could rely upon the charity of strangers. The sweet-scented water cooled, and Jade climbed out of the tub, dried herself, and donned the shimmering ivory cloud of a gown.
A Historical Christmas Present (Capital Theatre, Book 2.5) by Lisa Kleypas, Lynsay Sands, Leigh Greenwood