Andrew: Lord of Despair (The Lonely Lords)
New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer Grace Burrowes writes The Lonely Lords with ardour and heart
"Grace Burrowes' vibrant, well-developed, fallacious characters, plus her manner of weaving their lives jointly and her beautiful writing kind appear to recuperate with every one of her "Lonely Lords" novels. Andrew: Lord of Despair engages the reader's feelings and senses from begin to finish-a pleasure to read." -Long and brief Reviews
Andrew Alexander will do whatever to guard these he loves...
After a sad yachting coincidence leaves him wracked with guilt, Andrew Alexander, Earl of Greymoor, is bound he does not should be round his relatives, not to mention the attractive, forthright Astrid Worthington. He wanders for years, now not permitting himself respite from his self-imposed exile till Astrid is properly married. He returns domestic to discover that the one lady he is ever enjoyed has been recently-and mysteriously-widowed.
...especially from himself
Astrid refuses to pine after Andrew leaves for the Continent. She reveals an amiable husband and contents herself with a cordial if unexciting marriage. while Astrid is suddenly widowed, she unearths Andrew will do something to guard her not just from her enemies, but in addition from the reality of his darkish earlier. Can she locate defense within the palms of a guy who turns out decided to wreck her center yet again?
What befalls the Allen relatives, other than insofar as their situations have an effect on Astrid.” The marquess and David Worthington, Viscount quite, who was once affecting a slouch opposed to the French doorways, exchanged a glance. instead of curse the pair of them, Andrew picked up 3 wax seals sitting on Heathgate’s table and started juggling. “We’re engaged on that,” relatively stated. “But what aren’t you telling us, Andrew?” there has been a lot he wasn’t telling them, a lot he by no means may. of the seals have been silver,.
stuck the seals, one, , 3, and set them again at the table in a tidy row. “You should not solely correct,” really stated. “Henry, the youngest brother, got here down from college just a couple of years in the past and is studying legislation in a barrister’s workplace. he's therefore understandably established, yet Douglas has his personal investments, owns his personal pleasantly located domestic, and will pay a number of the Dowager Viscountess Amery’s money owed. at this time, Douglas additionally will pay the workers at Astrid’s condominium. I assemble, however,.
sincere finally; even though it happened to Andrew he used to be within the presence of an looking forward to girl, and for as soon as no longer in the least dissatisfied by way of it. “You have been on a undertaking to your sister?” She paused on the most sensible of the final flight of stairs. “I might inform you i used to be, Andrew, however the fact is i've got cause to think i'd be expanding. i'm hesitant to proportion this information, notwithstanding, simply because I’ve already had one unhappiness, and it can now not be reasonable to Amery’s family members to get their hopes up.” He’d heard.
opposed to Gareth’s looming engagement to Julia Ponsonby, and Adam had defended a man’s correct to decide on his bride. Adam could have forgiven Andrew, finally. Andrew was once virtually yes of it. Astrid seemed down into her cup, as though she may well see the reality of Andrew’s phrases in her tea. “Eat,” he admonished her, even though a lecture was once damming up at the back of his the teeth, approximately good judgment and accountability. approximately infants being unspeakably valuable. Astrid slid the butter throughout to him. “Felicity calls me the.
personal lifestyles. i'm going to do as you ask this day and visit my sister’s loved ones, yet I worry what the longer term holds for us. i'm afraid if i am going at the present time, you'll think you will have gained on your efforts to break the wish i've got for our marriage.” His arm came to visit her shoulders, and his lips brushed opposed to her temple. “If you move this day, you achieve this just to appreciate my have to retain you safe,” he acknowledged, aid obtrusive in his voice. “I will stopover at whilst I can.” Oh, what loads of convenience that wasn’t. He could consistently.