Lord of Darkness (Maiden Lane, Book 5)

By Elizabeth Hoyt

"Elizabeth Hoyt has outdone herself." --Jennifer Ashley, big apple occasions bestselling author

WHEN STRANGERS within the NIGHT

He lives within the shadows. because the mysterious masked avenger referred to as the Ghost of St. Giles, Godric St. John's in simple terms objective is to guard the blameless of London. till the evening he confronts a fearless younger woman pointing a pistol at his head-and realizes she is his spouse . . .

BECOME fanatics . . .

Lady Margaret studying has vowed to kill the Ghost of St. Giles-the guy who murdered her one real love. Returning to London, and to the fellow she hasn't obvious in view that their marriage ceremony day, Margaret doesn't realize the guy at the back of the masks. Fierce, commanding, and unsafe, the infamous Ghost of St. Giles is every little thing she feared he may be-and a lot more . . .

DESIRE IS the last word DANGER

When ardour flares, those intimate strangers cannot hold from revealing extra of themselves than that they had ever deliberate. but if Margaret learns the truth-that the Ghost is her husband-the online game is up and the avid gamers needs to hand over . . . to the temptation which could wreck them either.

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Cook dinner says it wasn’t her fault. She’d been looking forward to the lifeless to upward thrust, yet simply previous Battlefield the butler greeted her at sunrise. (Though I did listen Sarah mutter that Battlefield may simply be unsuitable for the lifeless. ) trouble! I’ve run out of paper, so i need to stay Affectionately Yours, Megs a customary missive from her: speedy, witty, filled with the existence she’d made for herself at his nation property. vigorous itself. rigorously, he folded the letter and positioned it again with its brethren. He couldn’t betray Clara and the reminiscence in their love, yet that didn’t cease the truth that he was once mendacity by means of omission to Margaret.

Do you actually imagine the boy’s secure until eventually the next day? ” wintry weather shrugged as he positioned away the bread. “It’s out of our arms now. ” And Godric intended he’d must be content material with that wisdom until eventually the next day to come evening. THE SOUND OF male voices outdoors her window woke Megs from a stressed shut eye. She blinked sleepily, glancing approximately her bed room. It used to be mild, yet so early Daniels hadn’t but come to wake her and aid gown her. Megs rose and wandered to the window, parting the curtains to seem down at the courtyard.

He’ll understand what to do. ” a skinny white line incised itself round his mouth as he pressed his lips jointly. He has to be in bad discomfort. “How repeatedly have you ever performed this prior to? ” she whispered. He shook his head just a little. “Enough to understand this wound isn’t deadly. ” She stared at him, appalled. in basic terms days earlier than, she’d idea him a doddering outdated guy. And now… even wounded, the breadth of his shoulders strained the white blouse he wore, his palms have been based and robust, and his face tough and clever.

Giles. ” “Naturally one can’t be too wary. ” A nook of the dragoon captain’s quite merciless mouth twitched in whatever that certainly wasn’t a grin. “Especially whilst the Ghost of St. Giles used to be noticeable this very evening. ” “That’s none of my enterprise. ” “Isn’t it? ” Captain Trevillion stepped nearer, regardless of Oliver’s growl. “The Ghost went to flooring close to right here. ” The captain became and seemed speculatively on the domestic. Megs sucked in a breath, tilting her chin. “Let us go. ” anything darkened within the dragoon captain’s light blue eyes.

She anticipated him to proceed disrobing, yet as a substitute he knelt at the mattress, crawling till he was once braced over her supine shape, shut yet no longer really touching her. He stared at her with serious grey eyes till she lifted a hand and touched the facet of his face. He closed his eyes, virtually as though she’d pained him along with her contact. “Say my identify. ” She swallowed prior to she can make her tongue paintings. “Godric. ” His eyes opened and so they not appeared really as chilly. “Megs. ” He bent his head and touched his lips to hers, brushing, as soon as, two times, till his mouth settled on hers, hard front.

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