By Lorraine Heath
"For years, Robert Hawthorne, the Duke of Killingsworth, was once saved a prisoner via his scheming dual brother. A bold get away turns the tables and restores his birthright to him, with out a person the wiser. He can eventually take pleasure in every thing that used to be stolen from him. yet on his first day of freedom Robert needs to soak up wedlock a lady he hasn't ever met . . . and hold his distance to avoid her from studying the reality of his identification, till he can ensure the way to end up he's the rightful duke.
Victoria Lambert is familiar with she needs to marry Robert--after all, as her mom continually reminds her, he's the trap of the season and she'll turn into a duchess! precise, she doesn't love him, however it is her accountability to marry good. yet a much-altered Robert stands beside her on their marriage ceremony day . . . a guy in some way extra thoughtful and fascinating than ever prior to . . . and so sensuously attractive that Torie is set to be a temptation her husband can't resist!
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Additional resources for A Matter of Temptation (Lost Lords, Book 2)
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 Matter of Temptation (Lost Lords, Book 2) by Lorraine Heath