By Juliana Gray
"Six years ago, Elizabeth Harewood and Lord Roland Penhallow have been London's golden couple, younger and lovely and wildly in love. compelled aside by way of her scheming kin and his clandestine career, Lilibet and Roland buried their ardour underneath years of responsibility and self-denial, till an opportunity vacation come upon alterations every little thing they ever knew approximately themselves...and every one other.
But omit Elizabeth Harewood is now the Countess of Somerton, estranged spouse of 1 of England's such a lot brutal and wicked aristocrats, and she or he can't have the funds for the slightest trace of scandal to her identify. When Roland turns up mysteriously on the fort the place she's hidden herself away, she struggles to behave as a woman may still, however the gallant lover of her formative years has grown into an irresistibly rushing and unsafe guy, and temptation is barely a unmarried kiss away...
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It kept her from having to look at him. Why did he have to be so tall and his manners so impeccable? And why was she so taken with this swordsman when it was obvious he was here to humiliate her, just like all the others? “Little Cho, watch the shop,” she called over her shoulder. ” She ignored the boy’s protest and kept walking. He shouldn’t be watching street fights at his age, impressionable as he was. Uncle and Auntie Yin had enough to complain about without her being a bad influence on her little cousin.
He touched her mouth gingerly. ” he asked through clenched teeth. She could only nod. Mei Lin had tried to be strong. He should have expected that when she insisted that the old tyrant was harmless. She pressed against his side and fitted herself against him, trembling. He led her to the river and sat her down on a flattened stone on the bank. Without a word, he bent to soak his handkerchief in the water. She sat with her hands folded, watching him. Her lip bled and he could see the darkening signs of a bruise over her cheekbone.
She forced herself to look up, otherwise the fear would choke her and she’d drown. Her master had defied warlords and defied men far more powerful than this vagrant. Mei Lin tried to summon that fighting spirit into herself, but all she could find was a ghost of her master’s strength. “When I see that coward Zhou—” Her swollen lips trembled. ” She hated that tears stung in her eyes. Hated that he laughed at her, this man who was there to violate and possibly kill her. All because she had dared to say no to an appointed official.
A Gentleman Never Tells (Affairs By Moonlight, Book 2) by Juliana Gray