By Liz Carlyle
"From its commencing scene to its breath-catching climax, Liz Carlyle's most up-to-date novel is a vividly etched portrait of ardour and intrigue. while a girl fed on through sinister secrets and techniques opens the door to a strikingly good-looking stranger, a robust wish rushes in -- and a love she couldn't have imagined. Hell hath no fury like a girl scorned, and Jonet Rowland is unquestionably that. yet she is usually stunning, wealthy, and -- it really is rumored -- an unrepentant adulteress. whilst her philandering husband, the marquis of Mercer, is murdered in his personal mattress, it's whispered that Jonet is a femme fatale in additional methods than one. refrained from by way of society, the bold widow steels herself to struggle for what actually concerns -- her childrens.
When his scheming uncle begs him to enquire the loss of life of his brother, Lord Mercer, Captain Cole Amherst refuses. however it is quickly obvious that treachery stalks blameless boys, and Cole plunges into the viper's pit that's Jonet Rowland's lifestyles. not anything can have ready Cole for the lust Jonet evokes. yet as hazard swirls approximately them, he's tortured via doubt. Can an honorable soldier open his shuttered middle and allow a depraved widow train him tips on how to really love?
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Extra info for A Woman Scorned (Lorimer Family & Clan Cameron, Book 2)
This time she has outmaneuvered me and I must swallow my pride and give in gracefully. I have no other choice if I wish to own my ancestral home, and I have vowed that no one but I shall inherit it. So, I find myself in the position of being engaged to the Lady Blanche Delande, the Dowager Duchess's choice as a perfect wife for me, despite my feelings to the contrary. " Sir Jeremy felt a twinge of unease as he stared at his friend's haughty profile, the sherry-colored eyes narrowed reflectively and the finely chiseled lips curved in an unpleasant smile.
Yes, I'm well aware of that. " Richard smiled, seeming far too adult for his ten years of age. His red hair looked as though he'd just run an impatient hand through it, and there were faint shadows beneath his blue eyes. "Rather that than a fathead. " Sabrina asked. Richard's mouth turned sulky as he concentrated on a small crumb next to his plate. " Mary choked on her tea, glancing up at Sabrina with wide, startled eyes full of consternation, but Sabrina continued to stare calmly at Richard's bent head.
She could hear the busy hum of the bees from then hive in the herb garden where they flavored their honey from rosemary, lavender, sage and marjoram planted nearby. It was so restful, so peaceful, so removed from the world beyond the high stone walls. " Mary asked as she began to gather up the empty dishes and return them to the large woven basket. Richard tossed the remains of roast chicken, ham and pickled salmon to the floppy-eared, black-and-white spaniels waiting patiently for their share of the picnic.