By Anne Gracie
"The rushing Mr. Hugo Devenish had come to London on an incredible venture: to avoid his blameless nephew from marrying an incorrect younger heiress. He'd by no means anticipated to be trounced upon by means of the main notorious thief on the town! All society was once agog on the rash of burglaries being dedicated through the mysterious Chinaman, yet Hugo's realization used to be diverted as soon as he was once brought to his nephew's heiress, the exciting pass over package Singleton. Hugo discovered himself totally enchanted. yet her doubtful history gave upward thrust to the suspicion that pass over Singleton was once someway hooked up to the infamous thief. And Hugo may in basic terms desire to discover Kit's many secrets and techniques, ahead of the winsome good looks controlled to scouse borrow his heart!
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Was he correct in his assessment? Did she add to Walfort‟s burdens when she refused to partake in activities that he could no longer enjoy? Had he not indicated the same last night when he mentioned how she might lessen his sorrows? Now she was riding as though the very devil was on her heels. She could even hear him. She glanced back. Blast it! Ainsley was galloping toward her. She‟d thought he was going to return to the manor with Walfort, keep him company. She hated thinking of her husband alone.
Many a woman would not have retained her loyalty to her husband as Jayne had. She was extremely proud and noble. To give her what she wanted, he feared he might destroy her. In doing so, he could very well destroy himself. Finally reaching down, he snatched up his coat. Jayne‟s delicate scent wafted toward him, lingered to be enjoyed with another breath. He imagined her fragrance being held by his pillow. Like his brothers, he enjoyed women and all the wonders they offered. But with Jayne, he feared he risked something he‟d never risked before: his heart.
From the moment he ~ 64 ~ saw her standing in the entry hallway, so beautiful, so poised, he‟d known he should not approach her. Yet he‟d been unable to resist. He wanted to see her smile as he‟d not seen her smile since his arrival, as he suspected she‟d not smiled since the night he brought the news of the accident. But he‟d remembered her smile on the night before she married, when she danced with Walfort. Not a single star in the heavens could outshine her eyes. Tonight it had taken a while, but eventually she succumbed to the lure of the music and the motion of their bodies following where the rhythm led.