By Tessa Dare
"**A transitority engagement, an entire life within the making . . .**
After years of fending for herself, Kate Taylor came upon friendship and popularity in Spindle Cove—but she by no means stopped longing for love. The final position she'd search for it truly is within the palms of Corporal Thorne. The armed forces commander is as stone chilly as he's brutally good-looking. but if mysterious strangers come trying to find Kate, Thorne steps ahead as her fiancé. He claims to have simply Kate's safeguard in brain. So why is there smoldering ardour in his kiss?
Long in the past, Samuel Thorne dedicated his lifestyles to guarding Kate's happiness. He wishes what's most sensible for her, and he understands it's now not marriage to a guy like him. To out live their transitority engagement, he needs to hold his arms off her tempting physique and lock her hot smiles out of his withered center. It's the hardest conflict of this hardened warrior's lifestyles . . . and the 1st he turns out destined to lose.
Read Online or Download A Lady by Midnight (Spindle Cove, Book 3) PDF
Similar historical romance books
The spellbinding ny Times–bestselling sequel to Love’s smooth Fury follows Marietta Danver as she is captured by way of pirates within the Caribbean and stuck once more among the needs of 3 very varied, passionate males
After surviving harrowing twists of destiny, Marietta Danver has ultimately conquer her hardscrabble previous. quickly she is going to be the spouse of Lord Derek Hawke, the English aristocrat who fought for his legacy and is ready to reclaim his loved ancestral property. yet in New Orleans, Marietta meets rakish, indigo-eyed Jeremy Bond, who either draws and intrigues her.
Then, at the eve of her voyage again to England, Marietta once again turns into the prisoner of a merciless and capricious future. a stunning act of violence shatters her romantic desires. A prisoner at the excessive seas, she’s now on the mercy of the seductive and ruthless pirate crimson Nick. it truly is right here, on an island faraway from civilization, the place she is going to back meet Jeremy Bond—a guy who will probability his existence repeatedly for the lady he loves.
The artifacts have been legendary—the sword of Charlemagne and the Holy Grail. And now they have been long gone, stolen by means of those that was hoping to take advantage of their mystical powers to break Scotland.
Sensuous as sin and wild because the Highlands, Sir Simon Lockhart needs to reclaim the treasure whereas holding his fellow Templars opposed to a madman who desires to wipe out the order and guarding his middle opposed to a red-haired good looks whose maximum want is to run headlong into danger.
Brianna St. Clair had expert approximately her complete lifestyles to be a knight and is haunted by means of premonitions of a bad conflict. It’s those very visions that Simon hopes will cause them to the treasure and the traitor. yet whereas Brianna can wield a sword in addition to any guy, she has no protection opposed to the seductive pull of… A Knight to wish
"Consummate guy of commercial and rake at huge, worthy Kettering, upkeep to his nation property to tackle his familial state of affairs, trusting the ever effective (though as but unmet) housekeeper, Jacaranda Wyeth, will supply his family members a delightful summer season retreat. To his shock, his family is deal with via a quick-witted, violet-eyed good looks who’s his fit in lots of regards.
The ancient romance that begun Joanna Bourne's awesome spymaster sequence! She's by no means met a guy she couldn't mislead. .. beforehand. She's braved battlefields. She's stolen dispatches from less than the noses of heads of kingdom. She's performed the worldly courtesan, the naive virgin, the subtle British girl, even a Gypsy boy.
- The Untamed Mackenzie (Mackenzies & McBrides, Book 5.5)
- The Pretender (The Men of Pride County Series, Book 4)
- Her Highland Fling (Second Sons, Book 2.5)
- Lady Rises (Black Rose Trilogy, Book 2)
- A Lady's Guide to Improper Behavior (Adventurers' Club, Book 2)
- The Bride (Lairds' Fiancées, Book 1)
Extra resources for A Lady by Midnight (Spindle Cove, Book 3)
Her gaze encompassed the other woman from the top of the countess’s hair to the tips of the shoes that peeped beneath her skirts. Nor was that the only spot to which her attention was directed. Arabella appeared fixed on the older woman’s chest, as if she were counting the rising and falling of that not inconsiderable bosom. She even stared at the countess’s ears, and Gillian knew she was not intrigued with the glittering diamond earrings. THE SCOTTISH COMPANION 49 Arabella was no doubt wondering if there was a way to test the older woman’s hearing.
He nodded at Blevins, and the man disappeared. Dr. Fenton led Arabella to a sofa, and Gillian followed, uncertain of the protocol. Did she sit beside her? In another chair? Did she excuse herself from the room entirely? She chose to sit on an adjoining sofa, and realized that she’d made the wrong decision when the earl sat next to her. His hands were large and square, the fingers long, his nails cut straight across. She tended to notice hands on a man, as well as the back of his neck. Odd things, really, since physical characteristics gave no indication of a man’s character or temperament.
I would think that you would train her, instead. ” Her dark eyes were filled with an emotion he didn’t want to decipher. Without another word, she turned and left the room. He stared after her, wondering if he should have shared his suspicions. Someone had wanted his brothers dead. But who? And did their murderous intent extend to him? Who was next in line to inherit the title? An obscure second cousin who’d immigrated to America. He hadn’t heard of the family for years, wasn’t even certain the man was alive.