By Laurie McBain
What readers say approximately Devil's wish: "One of my all-time favourite romances." "I simply love this ebook! every one scene retains you turning the pages." "What a excitement to learn an writer i do know won't ever disappoint me!" They known as him the devil... together with his seductive golden eyes and sin-black hair, it is no ask yourself Lord Alex Trevegne has earned himself the sinister title-not to say his attractiveness as some of the most infamous rakes in England. And she's the one person who can triumph over him... while destiny throws Alex and Elysia right into a scandalous state of affairs, Alex unexpectedly unearths it unusually tricky to rip himself clear of her. As an unforeseen ardour blossoms among them, Elysia starts to wonder whether after a life of heartache she's eventually chanced on heaven within the hands of the satan. compliment for Laurie McBain: "McBain's ability at shaping characters and propelling the plot distinguishes her." -Publishers Weekly "Well-crafted and fantastically romantic. Readers are rewarded with teeming atmosphere." -Romantic occasions "Vivid experience of description, colourful characters... i discovered myself fortunately misplaced within the beauty of the storytelling." -Los Angeles bring in Examiner (20101029)
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Unique book: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride. ..
But the place can he locate the appropriate girl? She should be beautiful, sort, a very good conversationalist. .. and most crucial, she has to just accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, captivating and, so far as an individual understands, terrible as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the ideal wife.
Jack's middle races while he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every little thing he desires--and more--but he's stuck in his personal seize. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, convinced he could by no means marry a terrible woman like her. As they play out a online game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the girl he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
What readers say approximately Devil's wish: "One of my all-time favourite romances. " "I simply love this publication! every one scene retains you turning the pages. " "What a excitement to learn an writer i do know won't ever disappoint me! " They known as him the satan. .. together with his seductive golden eyes and sin-black hair, it truly is no ask yourself Lord Alex Trevegne has earned himself the sinister title-not to say his acceptance as the most infamous rakes in England.
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The day I let that cheap, deceitful, little hoyden stay under my roof—" "That is not true! She was not—" Elysia interrupted, anger loosening her tongue, which had been frozen in silence by Agatha's wild disclosures. "You shut up and listen to the real truth about your precious mother, not the lies that she has told you," Agatha snarled. "Your mother was living under my roof, accepting my charity, not doing half the work I ordered her to do for her keep—a lazy chit just like you. And how did she repay me?
Elysia suddenly felt completely exhausted. She was drained of all emotion as she stumbled wearily to her bed. She flung herself down upon it, resting her head against the pillow. There was nothing she could accomplish until darkness fell, so . . Slowly her eyes closed, sleep creeping over her. Elysia awoke to a darkened room, illuminated only by a pale shaft of moonlight, streaking through the window onto her bed, spreading its searching fingers across her face. She sat up abruptly, her heart pounding.
She was safe! She smiled grimly as she thought of her wild rush across the field. When she'd been a little girl she had run gaily through the fields, never dreaming that one day she would be running in earnest for her freedom. By mid-morning Elysia's legs ached with fatigue, and she felt light-headed with hunger. She heard a stream gurgling nearby, and following a path to its bank, she knelt down on the edge and drank thirstily of its clear sparkling water, her cupped hands dripping water down her forearms, wetting the long sleeves of her dress.
Devil's Desire by Laurie McBain