If the Viscount Falls (The Duke's Men)
From New York instances bestselling writer Sabrina Jeffries, the deliciously horny fourth booklet within the “Duke’s males” Regency romance series—the first of which used to be known as “a absolutely enticing, adventurous love tale” (RT publication Reviews, most sensible Pick).
The inheritor presumptive to the Viscount Rathmoor, Dominick Manton as soon as had his heart’s wish inside of reach—a vibrant destiny as a barrister and engagement to Jane Vernon, a filthy rich baron’s daughter. Then a shattering betrayal through his vindictive brother George snatched away Dom’s inheritance and his hopes of supplying Jane a safe destiny. Brokenhearted, and trying to finish their engagement with out destroying Jane’s acceptance, Dom staged a betrayal of his personal to persuade her that he’s no longer the husband-to-be that she thought.
Now George is long gone and the viscountcy restored to Dom, for the reason that his brother’s widow, Nancy—Jane’s cousin and closest confidant—never bore an inheritor. but if Nancy is going lacking, a panicked Jane calls on her former fiancé to trace down her cousin. Dom is aware the errors of the prior might be unforgiveable—but now, entangled jointly in secret and probability, will they re-ignite a passionate longing that used to be by no means misplaced first of all?
Have thought—she couldn’t be greater than sixty-five—but she regarded as though a stiff wind could blow her over. It did clarify why they’d had this sort of tough time getting into to determine the girl. Oh, the maidservant have been completely satisfied to confess Jane, yet had insisted that Dom needs to remain outdoors. in simple terms after Jane threatened to go away with no telling Mrs. Patch whatever in regards to the lacking Nancy did the maid comply with permit Dom within, too. Now, status in a brightly lit drawing room plagued by an.
and he or she was once letting him. How may perhaps she no longer? His odor of leather-based and bergamot engulfed her, made her dizzy with the excitement of it. He roused urges she’d by no means recognized she had, sparked fires in locations she’d suggestion have been frozen. Then his arms swept down her possessively as though to memorize her body . . . or mark it as belonging to him. Belonging to him. Oh, Lord! She shoved him away. How may perhaps she have fallen for his kisses after what he’d performed? How may perhaps she have enable him slip that a long way lower than her.
As this type of siren. “You like that, don’t you? You get pleasure from tempting me into madness.” His breath beat sizzling opposed to her cheek as he thumbed her nipple. It immediately hardened, the traitorous factor. He’d taken regulate once more, turning her to putty simply by touching her. very well, then. whereas it'd be past her strength to forestall wanting him totally, she didn’t need to enable him keep watch over the charm. In her years of dreaming of him—the admittedly chaste goals of a virgin—she have been in control,.
Her lifestyles. yet she’d die earlier than she permit Dom see her squirm. With compelled bravado, she planted her arms on her hips. “Well? Are you going to go away me the following like this?” whilst the phrases left her lips, she noticed the fairly suggested bulge in his trousers. That’s all she had time to note ahead of he used to be striding as much as seize her head in either palms and grab her mouth along with his once again. This time their kiss used to be a battle of tongues and the teeth, either striving for mastery. Their palms darted in all places in.
Reached over to squeeze Jane’s hand, however it was once the duke’s response that Jane so much spotted. His eyes shone so kindly upon her. “That’s why you by no means went after him later. Why you by no means sought him out when you knew the reality. since you have been afraid that it was once regularly approximately you and your ‘flaws.’ no longer him.” Tears clogged Jane’s throat. “I waited for years. i used to be yes he might come to his senses and search me out. yet he by no means did.” “Not due to whatever to do with you,” Lisette stated. “You can’t.