By Samantha James
Can an ideal scoundrel be the fitting hero? considering the fact that she was once cruelly left on the altar on the age of 22, woman Julianna Sterling has resolved to don't have anything to do with males. So she is surprised to find she has unwelcome emotions for the very worst of the breed -- a perilous, unbearably good-looking highwayman who has set upon her trainer within the geographical region and brought her captive. Worse nonetheless, her righteous ire turns speedy to unhappiness whilst the impossible to resist outlaw units her loose. Viscount Dane Granville is familiar with he do not have printed his face to the mesmerizing girl Julianna -- for he has compromised the key venture he has undertaken for the Crown within the guise of the infamous Magpie. Now their paths are crossing once again, and Dane aches to flavor back the beauty of her kiss. yet he needs to face up to what his middle calls for, for his or her ardour can merely bring about perils past imagining ...
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A ripening awareness slipped over him, a subtle tightening of his insides, yet his mind remained curiously detached. While her body was hardly lush, her mouth most certainly was . . She was not at all the kind of woman to whom he was usually attracted. When he touched a woman, he wanted to know she was a woman. He liked warm, mature curves and lush womanhood filling his palms. —was too small, too slight. Indeed, he thought, unconsciously measuring the slim length of her neck, she was nearly given to scrawniness.
You wouldn’t dare,” Julianna said with all the haughtiness she could muster. His smile vanished, as quickly as if it had never been. “Wouldn’t I? You won’t be leaving here, kitten, and I will take whatever means I must to assure that you don’t. The sooner you resign yourself to that fact, the better off you’ll be. For you see, there is a limit to a man’s patience—to my patience—so if you are wise, you will not tempt me. ” His speech was delivered with matter-of-fact ease, yet his countenance was no less than forbid- A Perfect Hero 49 ding, the bite in his tone unmistakable.
The horses were already gone. So was the driver. Their necks were broken, the driver’s twisted at an odd angle from his body. Dane felt for a pulse, but he had seen enough of death to know it was too late. Miraculously, the door to the main compartment had remained on its hinges. In fury and fear, Dane tore it off and lunged into the compartment. The girl was still inside, coiled in a heap on the roof. His heart in his throat, he reached for her, easing her into his arms and outside. His heart pounding, he knelt in the damp earth and stared down at her.
A Perfect Hero by Samantha James