By Caroline Linden
Douglas Bennet can’t face up to a superb bet, specially now not one who comprises a stunning lady. while a pal proposes an audacious plan to reveal the main infamous girl in England, Douglas consents instantly. in any case, it might be really a coup to find the real identification of girl Constance, writer of the notorious erotic serial scandalizing the *ton*, *50 how one can Sin*.
Madeline Wilde is used to being pursued. For years she’s cultivated a name for being impossible and mysterious, and for stable cause: her livelihood relies on discretion. whilst Douglas turns his mythical appeal on her, she dismisses him as simply one other rake. yet he surprises her—instead of only attempting to seduce her, he turns into her friend…her confidant…and her lover. yet can it fairly result in happily-ever-after…or are they approximately to develop into the most important scandal London has ever seen?
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And far, far more handsome. A stray thought that went ﬂuttering through her chest. ” Leod whispered. Dear God! Had de Monteneau heard? Her ears ﬁlled with the slamming of her pulse. Not that it mattered; she’d marry the man over her dead body. “Please go, Leod. ” Talia watched Leod dodge through the crowd, leaving her with a dark crimson blush, unable to look at de Monteneau. But he seemed not to have heard Leod’s ridiculous question. “We’re done here for now, Dougal. ” De Monteneau turned to his men, gave a nod- THE BRIDE BED 45 ded salute, and they broke into another bellowed cheer that hung in the rafters as the hall emptied.
She sent the rest of her anger toward Alex. “A castle is only as safe as its ability to protect its people. ” Rufus would have backhanded her and sent her sprawling, de Monteneau only called up another tall, unhesitating sergeant for still another report. ” And on it went. A litany of her castle’s inventory, as she forced herself to hold her tongue, to control her growing panic, disbelieving her new THE BRIDE BED 43 guardian’s assurances that anything was well, let alone all of it. Yet de Monteneau seemed far more intelligent than Rufus or any of the others, doubtless aware that sparing the castle would only add to his coffers.
Very well, my lord . . ” Talia raised her chin to the nearly silent mob, marveling again at their easy discipline, wondering what their behavior meant about their leader. Her guardian. She stilled the trembling anger in her chest and cleared her voice. ” As the crowd THE BRIDE BED 41 cheered, she turned to the impossibly tall man standing, ﬁsts against his hips, at her side. ” For now? A marriage threat, to be sure. One that stirred a silky-hot memory of their ﬁrst meeting, the breathless heat of him.