A Belated Bride

By Karen Hawkins

She'd by no means Marry Him!
The final guy Arabella Hadley ever needs to work out back is Lucien Deveraux, the good-looking, dissolute Duke of Wexford -- who broke her blameless middle years in the past and disappeared to London. So whilst she reveals an subconscious guy on her abandoned kingdom highway and sees that it truly is Lucien, she's tempted to go away him there. yet much more appalling than his presence is the brazen kiss he vegetation on her stunned lips and her reaction! So it'd be absolutely insane to take him domestic to get well -- would not it?

Except For One Small Thing...
Lucien dares no longer show why he is lower back to his kingdom property -- or why he deserted the strong-willed attractiveness years in the past. in particular on the grounds that Arabella truly has secrets and techniques of her personal. but if her scheming, marriage-minded aunts effectively compromise them, the 2 are pressured to turn into guy and spouse. Which makes it ever more durable for either to conflict the fervour that by no means disappeared...

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And positively extra expert in seduction. yet no more reliable. She hunched a shoulder, refusing to examine him as he gave her one final smile, then became and climbed the ladder. “What am I to do up the following, candy? simply bang approximately till I hit anything? ” Reluctantly, she informed him what to do. It was once already way past midday and she or he had a listing of alternative maintenance to work out to prior to dinner. As he labored, she accumulated her scattered instruments and put them again within the workbox. maybe Lucien’s endured presence had whatever to do together with his late-night trips into city. If she may detect his precise explanation for lingering in Yorkshire, she may possibly locate the major to persuade Robert to ship him packing. Lucien glanced down, his hair falling throughout his forehead. “Are there any further nails? ” Arabella accumulated the final of the fallen nails from the shrubbery and passed them as much as him. a special jolt ran down her arm while his palms closed over hers. “Thank you,” he stated, glinting a grin that shook her to her feet. She controlled a short nod, then moved away to observe him, mulling over his late-night journeys. so much nights, he back early sufficient to play chess with Robert. yet at any time when, he reeked of smoke and off ale. virtually as though he’d been traveling a lowly tavern. may perhaps that be it? Had he began a flirtation with a tavern maid to whereas away the days he used to be now not at Rosemont? She crossed her hands, an inexplicable wave of anger emerging. it can serve her correct for letting her mind's eye get the easiest of her, for sometimes bold to imagine that maybe he was once diversified, that maybe she’d by no means earlier than visible this kind of glance of depth in his eyes. rattling the fellow. yet she needed to admit that Lucien used to be correct approximately something: The view from the floor was once extraordinary. His powerful thighs have been braced opposed to the rungs of the ladder, his bottom defined opposed to the blue of the sky. She had continuously enjoyed the energy of his legs, and the uncooked strength of his corded thighs despatched a shiver via her, tightening her breasts and heating her within the so much flawed areas. She unbuttoned her coat and tugged at her knotted neckcloth as Lucien hammered, his again muscular tissues transferring underneath his blouse. Lord, she was once starting to love linen shirts. Lucien had ruined not less than part a dozen, and used to be ruining yet one more as she watched. A pity he may perhaps solid apart hearts as simply as he forged apart his soiled linen. He climbed down. “There. that are meant to continue it in position for one more hundred years or so. ” “I need to refasten that shutter virtually each year. The winds blow demanding over the cliffs. ” “Then I shall simply need to refasten it. ” “You won’t be right here. ” She took the hammer out of his hand. it'd be reliable for her to recollect that truth, too. His brows drew low. “Bella, we have to speak about our previous. approximately what occurred earlier than. ” “There is not anything to debate. I made a mistake, that's all. ” “It wasn’t a mistake, Bella. It was once love. ” “You don’t depart anyone you're keen on, Lucien. You remain, regardless of what quantity of money you inherit. it doesn't matter what lofty name you win.

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