By Stephanie Laurens
Unique e-book: 2004
The seven individuals of the Bastion membership have served loyally within the perilous provider of the Crown. Now they've banded jointly to help each other via their most threatening project of all: getting married.
When Charles St. Austell returns domestic to assert his identify as earl, and to settle speedy on an appropriate spouse besides, he discovers that have has made him impatient of the younger girls who vie for his attention—with the exception of girl Penelope Selborne. Years in the past, Charles and Penelope's younger ardor was once consummated in an unforgettable afternoon. Charles continues to be haunted by means of their interlude, yet Penny refuses to have whatever extra to do with him.
If controlling her center used to be tricky ahead of, resisting a more robust, battle-hardened Charles is definitely nigh most unlikely, but Penelope has vowed she won't make an identical mistake two times, nor will she marry with no love. but if a traitorous intrigue attracts them jointly, then eventually threatens them both—will Penny realize she has a real protector in Charles, her first and in basic terms love, who now vows to make her his personal?
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She’d been twenty-two when they met, he two years older. And during the brief time they’d spent together, Ross had blown away all her preconceived notions of who she was, what she wanted and what she would do when the right guy came along. He’d been her first lover. They’d shared an amazing holiday season. But after that one Christmas, they had never seen each other again. Until now. Well, doesn’t this just suck? “Hello, Ross,” she murmured, wondering when her life had become a comedy movie. Because wasn’t this always the way those things opened?
Her brow went up. ” He grinned. “No on the first. ” Certain he wanted that—to get to know her—he stuck out his hand. ” She eyed it, then reached out and shook. Her hand was small, soft. Fragile against his own. Having worked only with his hands for months, he knew he had calluses on top of blisters, but she didn’t seem to mind at all. In fact, she was the one who held on for a moment, as if not wanting to let go. ” “You, too. ” She flashed a grin. ” Then, seeing her brow shoot up, he held up a hand.
But she hadn’t come anywhere close to falling in love. Not after the one-two punch she’d taken at twenty-two. First Jude, then Ross—the latter being the one who’d truly taught her about love and loss. Her poor heart had formed an exoskeleton thicker than an insect’s. Since then, she’d made love ’em and leave ’em a way of life, only substituting the love with do. Even Kate had been impressed. She watched him walk away, noting that he didn’t look back.
A Lady of His Own (Bastion Club, Book 3) by Stephanie Laurens