By Lorraine Heath
He used to be the inaccurate guy for the activity in each manner yet one . . . Grayson Rhodes, the illegitimate son of a duke, heads to the USA to turn out his worthy and earn his fortune. yet post-Civil conflict Texas turns out extra like hell than a land of chance, specially whilst he reveals himself operating the cotton fields of no-nonsense Abbie Westland. Abbie, along with her fiery decision, is wildly various from the delicate beauties Grayson knew at domestic . . . yet there's a smooth craving he can see slightly below her difficult external. Abbie works her arms to the bone day-in and day-out, and she or he wishes the aid of a number of sturdy farmhands. although skeptical of the polished Englishman while he arrives, she quickly discovers a guy with a get to the bottom of to be triumphant that fits her personal. because the lengthy, sizzling days flip to heated, passionate nights, they dare to dream of a destiny together.
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Extra info for A Rogue in Texas (Rogues in Texas, Book 1)
She wanted to try the lever just because it was there. She grasped it and pulled it all the way. It made only a slight grinding sound, but it clearly had done something. She took a deep breath, went to the right-hand part of the fireplace, and pushed. Just as in the book, the panel swiveled slightly. Anna stopped to consider. No, she was not dreaming. No, she had not been plunged into the pages of a novel. But there was, assuredly, a secret door. Even Anna’s prosaic heart was beating high and fast as she pushed the panel fully open.
It’s actually quite arousing, you know. We men are such perverse creatures. You’d do better to appear bold and willing. ” Anna realized she was reacting exactly as he said, but she was a trembling innocent. “I wouldn’t kn … know how to act bold, m … my lord,” she stammered. ” “Damnation, girl,” he said without heat, “it’s a kiss I’m demanding, not a life of sin. You’ll be the better for getting over these nervous tremors. ” The snapped authority in the last words had Anna walking toward him before she thought.
Which made her think of lamps. Which made her realize a terrible thing. She’d left the candlestick! At that moment, Anna Featherstone nearly fainted. She wanted to huddle under her covers and pretend none of the recent events had happened but if she didn’t retrieve the candlestick, it would be obvious she’d been there. Quite apart from the fact that she would be short a candlestick, it was probably identifiable as from this house. What on earth would happen to her? What if she’d done some terrible injury to the earl?
A Rogue in Texas (Rogues in Texas, Book 1) by Lorraine Heath