By Sara Reinke
Charlotte Engle unearths herself at the improper finish of a pistol while her trainer is stopped by means of infamous highwaymen, the Black Trio. even if Charlotte survives the come upon none the more serious for put on, her mom, girl Epping, makes a decision Charlotte is short of a husband to guard her. Charlotte is prone to agree purely whilst brought to Kenley Fairfax. Kenley is captivating and good-looking, a tender lord with a sordid previous and a name for difficulty. He’s simply the type to strike Charlotte’s fancy—and horrify her mom. whilst woman Epping arranges a wedding to an unbearable cad, although, Kenley involves her rescue mentioning she has already agreed to marry him. Kenley charms and excites Charlotte greater than any guy she has ever met, yet can she particularly marry a person she has identified lower than per week? a guy with secrets and techniques in his existence he retains fiercely guarded? let alone one her mom despises? The nearer Charlotte attracts to the reality approximately Kenley, the extra she realizes he may be able to way more treachery than she had believed attainable, and the extra she reveals herself keen on an internet of deceit that incorporates late-night conspiracies, street theft, cold-blooded homicide, and—most unforeseen of all—love.
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Our economy is shifting toward new ventures, even as we speak. ” Several of the men scoﬀed and scowled at this. “Charlotte, darling,” James said from across the table, drawing her gaze. “I certainly think most among us would agree that your interest in such matters is charming. ” Other men chuckled at this, and Charlotte pressed her lips together as she glared at James, feeling hot patches of humiliated color rise in her cheeks. “I should like to hear the lady’s thoughts on the matter,” Kenley Fairfax remarked from his corner.
James took her hands, nearly drawing her into a 26 SA R A R EINK E stumble as he pulled her near, his brows lifted. “Darling,” he said again. “Here you are at last. ” “Lord Roding, what a surprise,” Charlotte said, trying to dislodge his hands. ” James asked. ” He leaned toward her, kissing her brow. “My brave darling,” he murmured. ” “You know me well, James,” Charlotte muttered, abandoning the polite pretense of gentle tugging and jerking her hands away from him. Lady Epping had followed James, and Charlotte turned, allowing her mother’s arms to enfold her.
He stood in a comfortable pose with his shoulder leaning against the wall, his arms folded across his chest.