By Grace Burrowes
Nicholas Haddonfield has whatever to hide...
After a wild formative years, Nicholas Haddonfield, Viscount Reston, has promised his ill father he will ultimately take a bride, although doing so will strength Nick to make most unlikely offerings and face previous, painful wounds.
Leah Lindsey is completely happy to discover shelter from her personal determined scenario in a wedding of comfort with the gallant viscount. yet quickly comfort isn't adequate, and Leah cannot comprehend why Nick is still so far away. what's he hiding, and may he by no means let her into his heart?
An remarkable and passionate story of braveness demonstrated and fears triumph over. when you input the luxurious Regency global of award-winning New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer Grace Burrowes, you are going to by no means are looking to depart.
The Lonely Lords series:
Darius (Book 1)
Beckman (Book 2)
Ethan (Book 3)
Nicholas (Book 4)
Gabriel (Book 5)
Gareth (Book 6)
Andrew (Book 7)
Douglas (Book 8)
David (Book 9)
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My purpose was once by no means to disturb your peace, yet relatively to maintain it. ” “That isn't an answer,” Leah bit out. “My lord, you're meddling with my existence and the lives of the folks I care approximately. you haven't any correct to do that. ” “And your papa has no correct to promote you to that lecher,” Reston rejoined, his voice wasting its well mannered veneer. “I am his daughter,” Leah reminded him. “He has each correct. ” “You have attained your majority. ” “I am an single girl. i will not make contracts, can't purchase land, can't lease or hearth my very own staff, can't personal a enterprise except left to me through my family members.
Nick knew precisely the place the footman stood, and the more youthful sister, and that the breeze placed either upwind of this amazing dialog. “If the elements permits it the next day to come, may perhaps I meet you the following back? ” “Whyever might you need to do this? ” Leah’s voice used to be even, yet a mild shift in her expression recommended Nick’s request didn't meet along with her approval. Nor his personal, precisely, yet he’d puzzle that out later. “I have placed a number of issues in educate you want to be aware of about,” Nick acknowledged, purposely protecting his gaze on Emily and the honking, quacking gaggle paddling approximately ahead of her.
His better half used to be no seriously chaperoned schoolgirl if she may possibly locate her option to this little oasis of solitude, and he doubted she’d take offense. “My bad, lordly, unmarried ft are expiring,” Nick muttered, massaging his arch. “Bride looking is work,” the girl stated. “Almost as labor as being hunted. ” Nick’s fingers paused of their ministrations, and he cocked his head to look into the darkish nook. “So are you a staked goat besides? ” “I am on my strategy to slaughter, I worry. ” For the 1st time, her voice had a cautious, managed caliber.
I understood while I first held her what it was once that drove my father to be so fierce occasionally, so irrationally protecting. Leonie is the main tenderhearted, expensive person…” “Like her papa. ” Leah laid her head on Nick’s shoulder and heard an exceptional, heartfelt sigh exit of him. “Nicholas, did you actually imagine i might censor you or your daughter simply because she hasn’t a similar form of intelligence because the empty-headed twits you danced with all spring? ” “I used to be cautious,” Nick stated slowly, resting his cheek opposed to Leah’s temple, “but I’m attempting to inform myself it wasn’t with no a few cause.
Honest-to-God chance, it doesn't matter what scientific assurances are given, regardless of how appropriately you bore your son. ” “You nonetheless imagine you killed your mom? i used to be convinced you have been bruiting that approximately as a median type of jest. ” “I might by no means jest a few woman’s loss of life, less my mother’s,” Nick stated, his phrases muffled opposed to Leah’s neck. His tongue slipped softly alongside Leah’s jaw, simply taking a flavor of woman sweetness and warmth—to distract her, to convenience him. “But you had not anything to do together with your mother’s dying, Nicholas.