By Jennifer Wilde
Jennifer Wilde’s dazzlingly passionate, beautifully witty long island Times–bestselling novel a couple of schoolmaster’s daughter who turns into the toast of past due eighteenth-century London and the girl amazing brothers vie to possess
Angela Howard, the lively daughter of a village schoolmaster, won't ever fail to remember her first provocative glimpse of Lord Clinton Meredith, the beautiful, golden inheritor to really good Greystone corridor. however it is Clinton’s illegitimate brother, Hugh Bradford, who claims Angie’s innocence—and her middle. They proportion one excellent evening prior to violence and tragedy separate them. Her middle shattered, Angie strikes to London, the place she meets the mercurial, sensual playwright James Lambert . . . and a portrait painter named Gainsborough vows to show her right into a legend.
But over the years of repute and glory and wealth and luck past her wildest goals, Angie is haunted via the fellow she enjoyed and lost—a guy who won’t relaxation till she is his back.
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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.
Angel in Scarlet by Jennifer Wilde