By Laurie McBain
What readers say approximately Devil's hope: "One of my all-time favourite romances." "I simply love this ebook! each one scene retains you turning the pages." "What a excitement to learn an writer i do know won't ever disappoint me!" They known as him the devil... along with his seductive golden eyes and sin-black hair, it is no ask yourself Lord Alex Trevegne has earned himself the sinister title-not to say his popularity as essentially the most infamous rakes in England. And she's the single one that can overcome him... whilst destiny throws Alex and Elysia right into a scandalous scenario, Alex all at once reveals it unusually tough to rip himself clear of her. As an unforeseen ardour blossoms among them, Elysia starts to wonder whether after a life of heartache she's eventually chanced on heaven within the fingers of the satan. compliment for Laurie McBain: "McBain's ability at shaping characters and propelling the plot distinguishes her." -Publishers Weekly "Well-crafted and fantastically romantic. Readers are rewarded with teeming atmosphere." -Romantic instances "Vivid experience of description, colourful characters... i discovered myself fortunately misplaced within the beauty of the storytelling." -Los Angeles bring in Examiner (20101029)
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She didn't want to be seen, for rumor traveled through the marketplace, from farmer to servant to master. within the space of a couple of hours. Elysia broke through the last part of the woods, and felt the hard-packed dirt of the lane beneath her feet, as the first light of dawn was beginning to break to the east. From behind her the sweet, melodious notes of a nightingale drifted into the fresh morning air, its nighttime revelry hushed by the golden rays of the sun. Elysia calculated that Graystone Manor was hours and miles behind her as she dashed across the lane, her feet barely touching, glancing about as she crawled into the thick hedge running along the far side of the lane.
Elysia managed to jerk away, putting her shaking hands to her smarting cheeks, she stared at her aunt with a wounded, puzzled look in her eyes. "No, you won't die—yet. Maybe after a year's marriage to that lecherous old fool you will desire to; but marry him you will—and next week. He can hardly wait to get you into his bed, my dear," Agatha added tauntingly. She laughed aloud again; another wild, uncontrolled laugh-but this time full of triumph. "Oh, sweet, sweet revenge I knew if I waited long enough that one day I would taste it.
Fleur. He was a deadly shot with pistols, and even deadlier at reducing some annoying acquaintance into looking the fool with his notorious set downs and snubs. George mentally gathered up his courage and plunged straight on. "I think you ought to consider' marrying, Alex. " Lord Trevegne gave a harsh laugh. "You're a fine one to be lecturing me, George. " He frowned as if the thought were too painful to contemplate. "But I have acted responsibly and discreetly with my liaisons, which I might add, you have not.
Devil's Desire by Laurie McBain