Dearest Rogue (Maiden Lane)

By Elizabeth Hoyt

HE CAN safeguard HER

Lady Phoebe Batten is lovely, vivacious, and longing for a social existence befitting the sister of a strong duke. yet simply because she is sort of thoroughly blind, her overprotective brother insists that she have an armed bodyguard by way of her part in any respect times-the very frustrating Captain Trevillion.


Captain James Trevillion is proud, brooding, and cursed with a leg damage from his provider within the King's dragoons. but he can nonetheless shoot and trip just like the satan, so observing over the distracting woman Phoebe might be no challenge at all-until she's specified by way of kidnappers.


Caught in a dangerous net of deceit, James needs to chance lifestyles and limb to save lots of his cost from the bottom of cads-one who may strength girl Phoebe right into a loveless marriage. yet whereas they are restrained to shut quarters for her safekeeping, Phoebe starts to determine the smooth guy underneath the soldier's challenging external . . . and the potential of a life-and love-she by no means imagined attainable.

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In general, I’d desire to not stink of fish if you want to spot me. ” “Obviously body spray will be extra the article. ” “I locate the idea of being soaking wet in patchouli both distasteful, my girl. ” “Not patchouli. It’d need to be anything extra masculine,” she responded, her innovations diverted to scents and the chances as he set her at the flooring. “Perhaps particularly darkish. ” “If you are saying so, my woman. ” His voice held well mannered doubt. Trevillion wrapped his left arm approximately her shoulders. most likely he had one in all his lousy significant weapons in his correct hand.

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MacLeish sounded startled. “But…” “Yes? ” “Oh, not anything, my lady,” he responded. “I’m simply shocked at his motion. I would’ve concept your safeguard will be on the vanguard of Captain Trevillion’s wishes. ” She stiffened, the informal remark unaccountably hurting her, although she was once convinced that used to be the very last thing Mr. MacLeish meant. “I imagine it's. He has this extraordinary idea in his quite thick head that he can’t guard me simply because he’s lame. ” “Ah. ” “Ah? ” She frowned suspiciously. “Why, ah? ” “It’s simply that maybe he’s the simplest pass judgement on of what he’s able of,” Mr.

She requested, her voice breaking into his techniques. He needed to transparent his throat prior to he spoke. “To whom do you refer, my girl? ” “My kidnapper, foolish. ” Her expressive face crinkled. “Oh, I don’t just like the sound of that. ‘My kidnapper’ sounds a lot too intimate. relatively, the scoundrel who tried to kidnap me. Who used to be he? ” “Ah. ” The gravel crunched underneath their ft as they stepped onto the backyard course. “He used to be, it appears, a neighbor of your brother’s in Lancashire. a guy via the identify of Maywood. ” She stopped at that, turning to stand him, her eyes vast.

Untie your hair. enable me believe it. ” His hands moved, muscular tissues bunching, garments rustling, as he took off his coat after which his waistcoat prior to achieving as much as untie his hair. She his palms, feeling because the strands got here undone. He’d had his hair in a decent braid and the hair used to be wavy underneath her hands. She drew it ahead, stroking, whilst he bent and kissed her temple, trailing his lips down her cheek, nosing up her chin to kiss her jawline. one other shiver racked her physique. “Are you chilly? ” he requested, his voice rasping.

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