By Elizabeth Thornton
From nationally bestselling writer Elizabeth Thornton comes a sensuous new story of real love and fiery romance—under the main exciting of circumstances.Case Devere, the steely-eyed earl of Castleton, has agreed to aid distinct department music down a infamous killer—one who simply occurs to be his archenemy. yet he unearths greater than he bargained for while his seek leads him to Jane Mayberry, a stunning bluestocking passionately dedicated to the reason for women’s rights—and to keeping her privateness. As impossible to resist as she is uncooperative, the lively Jane arouses Case’s interest—as good as his worst suspicions—when she quietly disappears. decided to discover the single girl who may possibly carry the foremost to his investigation—and to his heart—Case is going after her.Though their sparring belies an allure too strong to disclaim, Jane understands there can by no means be something among herself and the strong-willed earl. For she bears a dismal and terrifying mystery that needs to stay hidden—even on the expense of a damaged center. As Case fights for the affection of the only girl who has ever mattered to him, they're swept right into a lethal online game via a killer who won’t cease until eventually he has punished them either.
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On the other hand, his devotion to his mother had been unquestionable. It had always chafed him that his mother had been given a pauper’s burial and he’d promised Letty that one day he’d have their mother’s remains removed to a proper churchyard with a proper service. He’d kept his promise, but he’d done it posthumously, through his last will and testament. She and Oliver had arranged everything. It was just too much for Letty who had two babies to look after by this time. But Gideon’s gesture had impressed them all.
If we’d killed Harper, that would be different, though I can’t see how Special Branch could trace us. “ “Trouble comes when you least expect it—isn’t that what you English say? ” Piers masked his irritation behind a smile. If Joseph had been anyone else, he would have annihilated him with a few well-chosen words. No one praised the Earl of Castleton in his hearing. But Joseph hated the earl almost as much as he did, hated him and was just as eager to see him suffer and pay for his crimes. “If he was as clever as you make out,” he said pleasantly, “he would have known I hadn’t died in the slaughter at St.
But one thing I want to make absolutely clear. No one touches Castleton. ” After Merrick left, Piers lit a cheroot from the candle on the mantel, and stood there, in front of the fire, idly smoking it. He was reflecting on Merrick’s words: Why are you holding off? Why not simply eliminate him ? Because that would be too easy; because he wanted Castleton to know that Gideon Piers was calling the shots. Their positions were reversed. He was the hunter and the earl was his prey. It had taken him almost three years to recover from the debacle in Spain.
Almost a Princess by Elizabeth Thornton