One Night of Sin: A Novel
popular storyteller Gaelen Foley unfurls the seductive story of the rakish Lord Alec Knight, who by no means sought for love–until it was once correct in entrance of him. . . .
Lord Alec Knight, the main bold and good-looking rogue in all of London, is a smooth-talking aristocrat with an abundance of high-society woman admirers. together with his impossible to resist wit, fortunate hand on the gaming tables, and attractive aura, he may have any lady he wishes. but if the one lady he might have thought of marrying ties the knot with another person, Alec realizes he doesn’t are looking to be with simply any lady–he desires to locate the affection of his life.
The boldly lively, attractive omit Becky Ward takes his existence by means of hurricane after he rescues her from peril. Alec quickly learns that she is at the run from her cousin, the murderous Prince Mikhail Kurkov. Becky has exposed a menacing mystery in regards to the prince–now not anything will cease him from looking her down. in the course of threat, Alec and Becky locate themselves deeply interested in one another. After the 2 spend an all-consuming evening of sin, Becky’s knight in shining armor vows on his honor to guard her until eventually the tip. yet ahead of lengthy, Alec is conserving her with greater than honor–and it kind of feels the as soon as untamed rake of London simply could have came across what he has been trying to find all alongside . . . real love.
Their plan to be successful, Mikhail in basic terms needed to be eradicated at some point soon alongside the way in which, yet Alec needed to win. If—or really, when—he did so, she corrected herself, he wouldn't in simple terms be in ownership of her apartment, yet might even have received for himself a fortune that used to be virtually past her imagining. The grand prize of 320,000 kilos used to be a fortune of fabulous proportions. The profitable pair of avid gamers might break up the pot, taking domestic 160,000 kilos every one, minus, after all, the 10 percentage that might be.
Failed her now, he didn't know the way he could ever glance her within the eye again—let on my own glance within the reflect. demise appeared a minimum of somewhat most desirable to going again to Becky empty-handed when they had come thus far. . . . The soreness he’d triggered her this night agonized him, yet he shook his head to himself. He couldn't find the money for this distraction. the sport wasn’t over but. Revived via the nippiness of the evening sea air, he left the rails and wandered restlessly towards the fo’c’sle, the place he heard Kurkov.
to grin at him, although uncertainly, and associated her palms via his, drawing him together with her into the shadows. She held his gaze with a virginal, come-hither stare. shock flickered within the depths of his eyes at her starting up this stream, yet he got here willingly adequate. He appeared intrigued. “You’re jam-packed with surprises, have you learnt that?” you haven't any concept. “Am I?” “Mm.” With lengthy, jogging paces, he allowed her to guide him again into the darkest zone underneath the awning, into the recessed doorway.
purchase my residence again! It’s going to price no less than 5 thousand pounds!” “No, however it might were adequate to get me right into a good online game of cards.” “Cards?” she gasped. “You intend to gamble for the money?” He shrugged and held her in a blunt stare. “Got any larger ideas?” a little while later they have been in a hackney trainer, headed the place, Becky neither knew nor cared. Her reason used to be misplaced already. She used to be convinced of it. She used to be ruined. She used to be broke, forged upon the charity of her ravisher. She.
no longer all ladies have been like his egocentric mom and the scandalous lady he used to be describing, and all of the others, whoever they have been, who had taught him to think that love was once a few beautiful type of cruelty. She missed his claiming hand on her physique, refusing to be rattled. “What did she do to you, sweetheart?” inform me how she harm you. “She clutched my head. She pulled me opposed to her. slightly enable me up for air.” He faltered a bit, seeing now, might be, that she had no goal of being scared.