The Captive (Captive Hearts)

By Grace Burrowes

A USA Today bestseller

He'll by no means be free...

Captured and tortured through the French, Christian Severn, Duke of Mercia, survives through vowing to take revenge on his tormentors. earlier than the duke can pursue his model of justice, Gillian, Countess of Greendale, reminds him that his small daughter has suffered a lot in his absence, and wishes her papa desperately.

Until he surrenders his heart...

Gilly continued her tricky marriage via keeping off war of words and retaining peace at any rate. Christian's devotion to his daughter and his kindness towards Gilly supply her desire that she may perhaps take pleasure in a destiny with him, for without doubt he of all males stocks her loathing for violence in any shape. Little does Gilly recognize, the conflict for Christian's center is simply beginning.

Captive Hearts series:
The Captive (Book 1)
The Traitor (Book 2)
The Laird (Book 3)

Show description

Quick preview of The Captive (Captive Hearts) PDF

Similar Historical Romance books

The Price of Blood (The Emma of Normandy)

Menaced through Vikings and enemies at courtroom, Queen Emma defends her youngsters and her crown in a riveting medieval event Readers first met Emma of Normandy in Patricia Bracewell's gripping debut novel, Shadow at the Crown. Unwillingly thrust into marriage to England's King AEthelred, Emma has given the king a son and inheritor, yet theirs hasn't ever been a contented marriage.

A Gentleman's Honor (Bastion Club)

The Season has but to start, and the second one member of the Bastion membership, tall, good-looking Anthony Blake, Viscount Torrington, is already a objective for each matchmaking mama in London. None in their flighty daughters can repair his curiosity, yet a undeniable woman does. .. Alicia resides a deception. Desperation has triggered the decided yet penniless girl to boldly release her ravishing more youthful sister into the ton and feature her make a mind-blowing fit.

Who Will Take This Man? (Avon Historical Romance)

Philip Whitmore, Viscount Greybourne, has been abandoned on the altar, and Meredith Chilton-Grizedale, the Matchmaker of Mayfair, is ruined. This used to be the main expected marriage ceremony of the Season and could have secured her place. yet now the note is out that the groom-to-be is cursed, making him the main Unmarriageable guy in England.

An Affair Before Christmas (Desperate Duchesses, Bk 2)

Magic lower than the mistletoe . . . One impressive Christmas, girl Perdita Selby, recognized to her family and friends as Poppy, met the guy she inspiration she would like eternally. The devilishly beautiful Duke of Fletcher used to be the suitable fit for the blameless, breathtakingly attractive younger Englishwoman, and theirs was once the main romantic marriage ceremony she had ever visible.

Additional resources for The Captive (Captive Hearts)

Show sample text content

You needn’t say. Greendale was once an lousy outdated curmudgeon, I take into account that. so that you take a while, glance me over completely. count number my enamel, placed me via my paces. ” Her hand smoothed his hair again. “You’re no longer a horse. ” “I’m a horse’s arse. You have been harried into marriage as soon as ahead of, and that ended badly. Am I correct? ” She shifted so her brow rested on his shoulder, and Christian scooted in nearer, as though he’d defend her from her personal earlier. “Yes. Too correct. sooner or later i used to be memorizing my 5th declension nouns, and the subsequent, my mama was once taking me buying a trousseau.

Christian bowed to his daughter to make her smile and observed the countess suck in a breath. Gilly desired to strength the difficulty of the making a song, and he didn’t blame her. “Shall you walk with us within the backyard, Lucy, and convey these reprobates whom you've got ensorcelled the following on your tower? ” Her brows twitched down. Gillian took Lucy’s hand. “He ability you attraction these canines into doing all of your bidding once they forget about all people else. ” Lucy’s smile grew broader. “I know,” Christian acknowledged, taking her different hand.

He framed her face and held her nonetheless whereas he kissed her, after which he nudged at her intercourse together with his cock. “I can contact you're keen on this,” she stated, tracing her fingernails over his nipples. He drew in an audible breath, then settled a palm over each one of her breasts. “And i will be able to contact you. ” They teased one another in lazy ask yourself, till Christian went nonetheless underneath her. “Gilly? ” “Hmm? ” She permit him locate her then, enable him ease that first excellent, candy, tantalizing inch into her physique. “You are a revelation to me too.

If an individual repeats the reality, they aren’t disparaging my personality. ” “I weary of this subject, Gillian. you are going to both make a decent duke of me and settle for my go well with or content material your self with my affections on phrases extra applicable to you. these are your techniques, my woman. ” She fell silent, her eyes pained regardless of her serene expression. His subsequent strategies have been reconnaissance and subterfuge—the distasteful and ungentlemanly enterprise of spying—to ascertain what, precisely, made marriage to him so repugnant to her.

He resisted the temptation to squeeze her hand underneath the desk. “The cream is briefly offer, woman Della,” Tremaine stated, passing the pitcher down the desk, “but sugar continues to be considerable. i will be able to additionally suggest the eggs, and I’ve seldom had bacon so delectable. ” George left off glowering, and Bellefonte’s reduction was once written on his good-looking good points. “Eat up, St. Michael,” the earl stated. “If we’re to examine the sheep, we’ll have a cold morning. ” The earl’s statement was once a bit too hearty, a bit too unnecessary.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.05 of 5 – based on 30 votes