A Lady Awakened (Blackshear Family, Book 1) by Cecilia Grant PDF

By Cecilia Grant

ISBN-10: 034553252X

ISBN-13: 9780345532527

In Cecilia Grant’s emotionally wealthy and deeply passionate Regency romance debut, a take care of a rumored rogue turns a formal younger girl into . . . A woman Awakened.

Newly widowed and wanting to safeguard her property and liked servants from her malevolent brother-in-law, Martha Russell conceives a bold plan. Or particularly, a bold plan to conceive. in the end, if she has an inheritor at the method, her destiny could be secured. leaving behind all she is aware of propriety, Martha techniques her neighbor, a London exile with a depraved attractiveness, and provides a strictly company proposition: a month of illicit interludes . . . for a fee.

Theophilus Mirkwood should be insulted. may be appalled. yet how can he face up to this siren in widow’s weeds, whose supply is too outrageously tempting to say no? decided she’ll get her money’s worthy, Theo endeavors to evoke this shamefully ignored attractiveness to the pleasures of the flesh—only to discover her lifeless set opposed to taking any leisure within the scandalous cut price. definitely she can’t withstand him eternally. yet may perhaps a lady’s candy quit open their hearts to the main unforeseen arrival of all . . . love?

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How could she live this new life? What had she been thinking when she'd agreed to such a fate? Was it true that her husband was dead? Or was this some ploy so her husband didn't have to look out for her welfare? "Oh, now, now, little beauty. No need to look forlorn. " Laila pushed her with a gentle, coaxing hand down the length of the hall. Elena paid no attention to her surroundings. Her mind was too scattered, imagining every possible course her new life might take. What if she couldn't live up to the expectations of her owner?

She pressed her clenched fist to her heart, voice breaking on a sob. " Elena trained her eyes on the larger and quieter of the eunuchs. His expression held nothing useful for her. She stared into those mud-brown eyes and wondered how to mend this before falling into the snare of those deep wells. The sound of the baby crying had her on her feet and at the door in a trice. This was her chance. She'd leave Constantinople and never look back. "Elena--" She glanced sidelong at Robert, hand already around the door latch, her heart tripping faster than ever as she looked at her husband for the last time.

He stood before her, looking down but not meeting her gaze. One hand grasped her shoulder; he gave it the smallest squeeze in reassurance. It was lost in the gravity of the situation. "Listen to me, Elena. I've had a bad turn of luck--" She snapped her head to the side as though struck by his words and glowered. He found some courage to look her in the eye when she let out a hiss of air between her teeth. "You've always had a bad turn, Robert! " She pounded her palm against the seat. " Her fingers clutched the edge of the settee, grasping for any sort of balance to her lopsided, unfair life.

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