By Kathryn Smith
"He had made an offer of marriage... to a girl who's now the main scandalous girl in London.When Gabriel Warren, the good-looking Earl of Angelwood, provided marriage to girl Lilith Mallory, he inspiration his happiness used to be entire. yet then they have been, chanced on in *very* compromising situations -- and he or she disappeared. Now, years later, Gabriel enter's a infamous London gaming membership to shockingly detect that the blameless girl he'd as soon as sought after for his bride is now its seductive proprietor.
Lilith is astonished on the sight of Gabriel, and a part of her longs to relive the times -- and nights -- spent in his fingers. however the guy she as soon as enjoyed can wreck the livelihood she has made for herself. For Gabriel is now a strong guy, person who is decided to close down her institution. but with each one contact, every one kiss, she starts to wonder whether they can ever have a destiny -- and triumph over the scandals in their past.
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He sat back in his chair, smiling at the memory. ―Wellington commended me on my ~ 46 ~ foolhardiness and then he rode off. The next day, I received orders to join his staff. ‖ Wright‘s expression sobered. He looked into the flames in the hearth. ―Saving that cat opened many doors for me. It may even have been the best thing I‘ve done in my life. ‖ He reached for the wine. ‖ she asked, quite liking him when he was this way. He smiled. ‖ She shook her head. ―I‘ve always wondered what it would be like to be somewhere else beyond England.
She remembered him as being almost as cold and indifferent as his father. This was a new Wright, and she didn‘t know if she trusted him. ―What is going on, Wright? Why did you come for me? Why did you put on your wedding band? ‖ That gained his attention. ―I don‘t have disregard for Jess‘s death,‖ he bit out. ―You seem remarkably—‖ She paused, searching her mind for the right word. ―Sober. ‖ ―I‘ve adjusted to the idea,‖ he mumbled, an idea Gillian found preposterous. But then he went for the attack before critical words could escape her mouth.
Then again, he believed in his cause. It meant more to him than her. Wright lowered the window and leaned out. Gillian had not noticed how dark the day was growing until now. ―Pull over at the next decent-looking inn,‖ Wright ordered George. He sat back into the coach. ‖ She nodded. This had been a tiring day, one filled with highs and lows. Besides, she never liked traveling in the dark. They didn‘t speak then, each lost in their own thoughts. Gillian‘s were on Andres. She could not wait to write and tell him the good news.