Devil Takes a Bride (Knight Miscellany, Book 5) by Gaelen Foley

By Gaelen Foley

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Celebrated storyteller Gaelen Foley brings her craft to new heights with Devil Takes a Bride[i], the seductive story of a guy bent on revenge and the sweetness who teaches him to like back. . . .
In the quiet English geographical region, faraway from the intrigues of London, Lizzie Carlisle slowly mends her damaged center, devoting herself to her new place as lady’s spouse to the Dowager Viscountess Strathmore— until eventually her peaceable existence is became the other way up through a trip from “Devil” Strathmore, the outdated woman’s untamed nephew—a dangerously good-looking guy whose depraved recognition hides a tortured soul.

Devlin Kimball, Lord Strathmore, has spent years adventuring at the excessive seas, suffering to make his peace with the tragedy that claimed the lives of his family members. yet now he has exposed the darkish fact in the back of the so-called twist of fate and swears retribution. He has no goal of taking a bride—until his eccentric aunt’s will forces he and Lizzie jointly, and Devlin reveals his route to vengeance blocked through the obdurate yet oh-so-tempting leave out Carlisle. Her passionate nature competitors his personal. yet disenchanted as soon as via love, Lizzie will settle for not anything lower than his real devotion. . . .

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She'd prided herself on it. Yet now, look at her! Sprawled helplessly beneath a man who had just taken the most shocking liberties —and she was wishing, most wickedly, for more! Even though she was betrothed… How could a decent, betrothed woman possibly enjoy the illicit advances of a stranger? All her principles and resolve had simply gone up in smoke, vanquished by the casual skill of a rake. He bent and kissed her again. His tongue lapped at her closed mouth, his teeth nipped gently at her lower lip, de-manding entrance.

Unable to muster a convincing sob, she whipped out a lace handkerchief from her reticule and applied it to her eyes. " She drew herself up and said with immense dignity, "I cannot bear it a moment longer! You are without shame! " Lord Carradice, more than her equal in the dramatic arts, slapped a tragic hand across his heart and staggered back a pace, and demonstrated wounded to the quick, in silence. Great-uncle Oswald watched, frowning. He looked unconvinced. Prudence cast around for some way to end the matter definitively.

But I was shocked to find you here. " "No," he said apologetically. " The clock struck half past the hour, chiming once in a somber, fatalistic fashion. Prudence jumped. "Oh no—half-past nine. " She resumed her pacing. " He yawned. Ridiculous? Prudence stared at him in amazement. He clearly had not grasped the urgency of the situation. If only he would stop looking at her like—like an amused satyr, she might be able to manage a clear and rational explanation! "The thing is, Your Grace, Great-uncle Oswald is coming to see you.

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