By Elizabeth Thornton
From nationally bestselling writer Elizabeth Thornton comes a sensuous new story of real love and fiery romance—under the main fascinating of circumstances.Case Devere, the steely-eyed earl of Castleton, has agreed to aid unique department song 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 gorgeous 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. made up our minds to discover the only lady who may possibly carry the foremost to his investigation—and to his heart—Case is going after her.Though their sparring belies an appeal too robust 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 middle. As Case fights for the affection of the single girl who has ever mattered to him, they're swept right into a lethal online game by way of a killer who won’t cease till he has punished them either.
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He tossed the files aside and sighed. There were two ways to go about this. He could begin investigating all Piers’s former acquaintances, associates, and employers, and hope to come up with a lead. But that was a monumental task, well beyond the scope of one man. The other way was to wait. Piers, if it was Piers, would not be able to resist baiting him. They’d played this game before in Spain. Sometimes it was hard to tell who was the hunter and who was the prey. The ending would be spectacular, a fitting revenge for the destruction he and his special unit had inflicted at the Monastery of St.
What happened,” he said, “was that I did exactly as you told me. I kept my eyes on Miss Mayberry. When she and her little party left the theater, so did I. When they flagged a hackney, so did I, only when I entered my hackney, someone poked a pistol in my back and followed me in. ” “You were robbed,” said Case, more a statement than a question. “Just the opposite. ” He held out his clenched fist. “Look what I found in my pocket,” he said. Case held out his hand and stared at the object Harper placed in it.
Anyone who betrayed a brother was beyond the pale, and dealt with accordingly. The reference to family put Joseph in a nostalgic frame of mind, and he reminisced for a while about the good old days, when the Brothers were warlords in their own domain, until the English milord came among them and spoiled everything. Now there were only two left, himself and Piers, and the souls of the dead Brothers that cried out for blood. After five minutes of listening to Joseph’s rambling, Piers suddenly got up.