Daring the Duke (Lords of Intrigue, Book 2) by Anne Mallory

By Anne Mallory

After we final observed Stephen Chalmers he used to be getting better from the try out on his existence by means of a hoop of royal traitors. considering that then he's effectively inherited a identify, yet he's but to find the identification of the mysterious rescuer chargeable for saving his lifestyles. He's additionally but to find the key id of the legal he's been looking for years: an notorious thief who disappeared from the London scene years in the past, merely to come lately and act extra openly than ever. And even though he doesn't have the thief in his clutches but, he's nearer than ever.

Orphaned and answerable for her more youthful sister, Audrey Kendrick had no selection yet to show to a lifetime of crime so that it will continue to exist. It wasn't lengthy sooner than the smart, appealing younger girl turned England's so much infamous thief. Her precise identification had by no means been found, no longer even through Stephen Chalmers, the disarming younger Duke who had her for years.

Show description

By Anne Mallory

After we final observed Stephen Chalmers he used to be getting better from the try out on his existence by means of a hoop of royal traitors. considering that then he's effectively inherited a identify, yet he's but to find the identification of the mysterious rescuer chargeable for saving his lifestyles. He's additionally but to find the key id of the legal he's been looking for years: an notorious thief who disappeared from the London scene years in the past, merely to come lately and act extra openly than ever. And even though he doesn't have the thief in his clutches but, he's nearer than ever.

Orphaned and answerable for her more youthful sister, Audrey Kendrick had no selection yet to show to a lifetime of crime so that it will continue to exist. It wasn't lengthy sooner than the smart, appealing younger girl turned England's so much infamous thief. Her precise identification had by no means been found, no longer even through Stephen Chalmers, the disarming younger Duke who had her for years.

Show description

Read Online or Download Daring the Duke (Lords of Intrigue, Book 2) PDF

Similar historical romance books

Isabella (Trevelyan Family, Book 1)

On the spinster age of 26, the self sufficient, filthy rich and imminently good Isabella Latham had forgotten approximately marriage hopes some time past. Ever conscious of accountability, Isabella accompanies her younger cousins to supervise their debut in London. .. simply to discover that it's Isabella who's attracting all of the suitors.

How to Capture a Countess (The Duchess Diaries, Book 1)

"*New York instances *bestselling writer Karen Hawkins units Scottish hearts afire during this delightfully witty and horny Regency romance, the 1st in her Duchess Diaries sequence.

Urged by means of her favourite nephew, the intimidating Duchess of Roxburghe concurs to rework a thorny Scottish rose right into a beautiful bloom. yet even she isn’t ready for fiery Rose Balfour.

At seventeen, Rose fell wildly in love with Lord Alton Sinclair, referred to as Lord Sin for his depraved methods. Stung via his indifference, the starry-eyed lady attempted to win a bootleg kiss, yet then panicked and driven the infamous rakehell right into a fountain. Leaving Lord Sin floating one of the lily pads to the mocking laughter of his friends, Rose escaped again to the obscurity of the Scottish geographical region.

Six years later, Sin convinces his aunt, the Duchess of Roxburghe, to ask Rose to her annual apartment occasion, the place he plans to get revenge through making Rose the laughingstock of well mannered society. To his astonishment, he unearths she has turn into an eye-catching girl who threatens to show the tables on his nefarious plans. hence Sin and Rose start an epic conflict of the sexes that turns into extra passionate at each flip. finally, one should surrender…but to vengeance? Or to love’s inner most passion?

Tempting the Bride (Fitzhugh Trilogy, Book 3)

"ONE OF LIBRARY JOURNAL'S most sensible ROMANCES OF THE YEAR

In this new masterpiece of historic romance from the acclaimed Sherry Thomas, a headstrong good looks is rescued via the infamous rake she has continuously despised. .. Helena Fitzhugh is aware completely good that she will be ruined should still her mystery love affair be found. So while a rendezvous is going flawed and he or she is set to be stuck within the act, it's with the best reluctance that she accepts support from David Hillsborough, Viscount Hastings, and elopes with him to save lots of her attractiveness. Helena has despised David on the grounds that they have been children—the infamous rake has tormented her all her existence. David, however, has regularly enjoyed Helena, yet his delight won't ever permit him admit the secrets and techniques of his middle. A carriage twist of fate the day after their elopement, despite the fact that, robs Helena of her memory—the slate is cleaned. ultimately David dares to bare his love, and she or he reveals him either attention-grabbing and fascinating. yet what's going to take place whilst her reminiscence returns and she or he realizes she has fallen for a guy she has sworn by no means to trust?

From Booklist

Andrew Martin might be married, yet Helena Fitzhugh is confident he really loves her. regrettably, David Hillsborough—Helena’s brother’s ally and an tense thorn in her part for years—has stumbled throughout their mystery trysts and placed a cease to them. Six months later, while the chance to “meet” with Andrew offers itself, Helena rushes off to the Savoy in simple terms to discover it's a seize set through Andrew’s busybody sister-in-law. thankfully, David additionally catches wind of the assembly, and he manages to create the semblance that the romantic rendezvous on the lodge is among himself and Helena as a postscript to their fresh elopement. ahead of Helena can placed an finish to their fictitious marriage, she is fascinated by a carriage twist of fate that leaves her with amnesia and offers David the appropriate chance to ultimately woo and win the lady he has continually enjoyed. Thomas’ wonderfully nuanced characters and emotionally compelling plot supply the 3rd booklet in her most modern lushly sensual, exquisitely written historic trilogy (Ravishing the Heiress, 2012) an extraordinary richness and intensity readers will treasure. --John Charles

Review

""With lush sensuality, severe emotion, lyrical writing, and exquisitely learned characters, Thomas has brought one other unforgettable winner. "" (Starred evaluate) --Library Journal

Praise for Tempting the Bride: ~Chosen by means of Library magazine as the best Books of 2012~ ""Sizzling. .. .Helena's self-possessed intelligence makes her a standout heroine, and Thomas has a wonderful skill to move the reader into the phenomenal tale. ""—Publishers Weekly (starred assessment) ""Thomas’ wonderfully nuanced characters and emotionally compelling plot supply the 3rd e-book in her newest lushly sensual, exquisitely written historic trilogy. .. an extraordinary richness and intensity readers will treasure. "" --Booklist ""Exquisitely attractive prose. .. heartwrenching emotion. .. .A profoundly attractive romance that I totally cherished. "" --All approximately Romance [Desert Isle Keeper] compliment for Sherry Thomas: “Thomas’s lyrical writing is actually the celebrity of the exhibit. There are writers who can inform an exceptional tale, and writers who can inform an excellent tale with attractiveness and artistry. Thomas is within the latter type, and her writing is, easily, a minimize above. ” —All approximately Romance ""Searing, smooth, and packed with ardour, her writing is little short of a revelation. ""—Lisa Kleypas, big apple instances bestselling author“Thomas…has made a reputation for herself along with her beautiful use of language. ”—Library Journal
"

White Horses

"**January 1813—the British military is getting ready to move the Pyrenees and boost opposed to Napoleon's military. just one factor stands within the way—funds. it is going to take humans masquerading as fans to hold out a deadly plan…**

Despite inheriting the touring *Cirque Equestre*—France's proudest equestrian tradition—Gabrielle Rochon has no loyalty to the emperor who destroyed her family's lifestyle. self reliant and headstrong, she pledges to assist the British military, figuring out her past due father may have performed an analogous. yet her venture to smuggle gold throughout France in the *cirque* to the Duke of Wellington's headquarters in Spain is one the British won't allow her do on my own.

Colonel Leo Branford—an conceited, outstanding foreigner—is ordered to play the a part of her husband in order that he may possibly escort the gold with out arousing enemy suspicions.

While Gabrielle is pissed off that she needs to publicly bow to his each whim, the risk of the venture binds them in a disturbingly intimate approach. With French troops precariously with reference to uncovering their charade, it's principal that neither of them fail to remember their purpose…or themselves.

"

Extra resources for Daring the Duke (Lords of Intrigue, Book 2)

Sample text

At the beginning, when I was little,” answered Margaret. ” Brother Gregory’s own voice was bemused. “Oh, no, when I was little I was just like everyone else. The only voices I heard were mother’s and father’s. They didn’t like the way I was turning out. But that is the way it is with parents. Some children just work out better than others. ” “Very well, it is always best to start at the beginning,” said Brother Gregory, with a certain irony, sharpening a quill with his knife. Margaret didn’t notice anything odd about that statement at all.

The nurse, plainly disgusted by this performance, let them go and begged to be excused. ” The nurse unobtrusively rolled her eyes heavenward, as if she considered it might never be settled. ” asked Margaret, in an even voice. ” snapped the older girl. ” sobbed the younger. ” “Yes, and I did let her play,” the righteous one pronounced. ” the mother questioned gently. ” The girls looked unrepentant. ” The girls looked at each other with alarm. This might be serious. ” With a swift gesture Margaret detached the doll and placed it in the chest in the corner.

As Brother Gregory watched the scribes’ desks, he noticed a young matron, followed by a serving girl, as she went up to the first desk, but the sound of their conversation, although it was fairly close, floated away and was lost. He watched her walk to each of the desks in turn. As she paused at the second desk, the clerk at the first desk turned to see what his colleague would do. When the second clerk looked down his long nose at her as if he smelled a bad fish, the first clerk laughed behind his hand.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 5 votes