By Stephanie Laurens
Unique book: 2005
The males of the Bastion membership are robust, unswerving, and never averse to overcoming hazard in the event that they needs to. Now, after years of unswerving carrier to the Crown, they every one -- one after the other -- needs to face that maximum probability of all ...love.
The final of his line, Jack, Baron Warnefleet, has fled London after approximately being compromised into marrying a dreadful girl. Turning his again at the whole idea of marriage, he rides domestic to the property he has no longer obvious for years, decided to set in movement another process action.
But then within the lane ahead of his gate, Jack rescues a startlingly appealing woman from a menacing, unmanageable horse. besides the fact that, whereas he starts off by way of taking command, the girl maintains by way of taking it again. woman Clarice Altwood isn't any meek and delicate leave out. She is the very antithesis of thewoolly-headed younger women Jack has rejected as now not for him. Clarice is delectably appealing, past eligible, undeniably able, and entirely unforgettable. Why on the earth is she rusticating within the country?
That enigma is compounded by way of secret, and it's quick transparent thatClarice is at risk. Jack needs to use each ounce of his crafty and wit to guard this hugely autonomous and richly passionate girl ... who has so speedy stolen his center.
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Extra resources for A Fine Passion (Bastion Club, Book 4)
Seconds passed like hours. She heard footsteps approach, a man’s deep voice telling Joseph to leave Emma alone, and then the door opened and Colonel Mandland himself stood there. He held a baby in his arms. For a moment, Rosalyn couldn’t speak. Inside, a fire burned in the hearth, and the room smelled of the sausages they must have cooked for dinner. Colonel Mandland did not wear a coat, and his shirt was open at the neck. “My lady,” he said, a touch surprised. He shifted the baby’s weight to rest on his hip.
Dalyrimple, an ancient man with rheumatism. “A lad… with spirit… is not always… a bad thing,” the gentleman said, groaning between words. ” She could not argue that point. She did, however, notice the one person who did not call was Colonel Mandland himself. “It’s almost as if he has sent emissaries on his behalf,” she told Covey. ” Her companion sat in her favorite chair and worked on a child’s dress she was smocking as a gift to a new mother in the parish. “Not wrong, unusual. ” She dropped into the chair across from Covey’s.
A lad… with spirit… is not always… a bad thing,” the gentleman said, groaning between words. ” She could not argue that point. She did, however, notice the one person who did not call was Colonel Mandland himself. “It’s almost as if he has sent emissaries on his behalf,” she told Covey. ” Her companion sat in her favorite chair and worked on a child’s dress she was smocking as a gift to a new mother in the parish. “Not wrong, unusual. ” She dropped into the chair across from Covey’s. She’d spent the day packing with Bridget, and her head hurt from all the decisions that still had to be made.
A Fine Passion (Bastion Club, Book 4) by Stephanie Laurens