By Candice Hern
"Fans of the normal Regency Romances of Georgette Heyer, Barbara Metzger, and Jo Beverley will take pleasure in this witty, enjoyable romance from big apple instances bestselling writer Candice Hern. Meg Ashburton's unmarried London Season were a catastrophe. thin, red-haired, and 6-feet tall, she were ignored as a mere gawky bumpkin by means of all of Society, specially through the gents. apart from one guy. Lord Sedgewick had danced together with her, and she or he had secretly fallen in love with him. Now, six years later, a carriage coincidence close to Meg's kingdom domestic unearths a seriously-injured Sedge considering he's lifeless, with a red-haired angel bending over him. Meg does her top to insure that the single guy she's ever enjoyed doesn't die whereas lower than her family's care. As he recovers, she has a moment likelihood at love with him. but if he eventually makes her a suggestion, it's not the type that Meg can settle for. Or can she?
From a recognized stud farm within the Suffolk nation-state to the ballrooms of London, Regency England comes alive during this captivating romance.
""Ms. Hern exquisitely develops her attractive love tale with richly textured characterizations and impeccable craftsmanship.""
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Dead silence greeted him. Elise blinked twice more and then the ﬁght seemed to leave her, seeping away until she went limp and pliant against him. Yet Gray found that he couldn’t continue his plan. He couldn’t just push her aside to go after Eduard. He felt the warmth of her palm, still resting, forgotten, on his chest; it burned through his cloak and SECRET VOWS 47 shirt, holding him captive far more effectively than any steel shackle or metal bars might have. The curve of her breast and hips, pressed so intimately along his body in her struggles, branded him with heat.
Only a man who had access, power, and the right given him by law to exert such force could be responsible for the deed. And only one man ﬁt that description, so far as Gray knew. ” He murmured it half as a statement and half as a question. His wife’s silence gave him the conﬁrmation he needed. Releasing her, Gray stalked to the door, preparing SECRET VOWS 45 to hunt down and drag the bastard from his bed, King Henry’s sanctions be damned. But before he could pull back on the wooden slab, Elise cried out and threw herself against him to block his access.
Still, she needed to perform her toilette before a maidservant arrived who might see her bruises and talk of them to the others at the castle. She’d just slipped on a mulberry linen kirtle when the door creaked open. Catherine glimpsed an older woman’s face a moment before it disappeared again behind the portal. “Pardon, milady,” her voice came gruff from the hall. “ ’Tis Mariah. ” “Aye. ” Catherine adjusted the ﬁtted wrist of her smock so that it peeked from beneath the kirtle’s long, pointed sleeve.
An Affair of Honor (Regency Rakes, Book 3) by Candice Hern