By Liz Carlyle
"From its commencing scene to its breath-catching climax, Liz Carlyle's latest novel is a vividly etched portrait of ardour and intrigue. while a girl fed on by way of sinister secrets and techniques opens the door to a strikingly good-looking stranger, a robust wish rushes in -- and a love she couldn't have imagined. Hell hath no fury like a lady scorned, and Jonet Rowland is definitely that. yet she is additionally gorgeous, wealthy, and -- it's rumored -- an unrepentant adulteress. whilst her philandering husband, the marquis of Mercer, is murdered in his personal mattress, it's whispered that Jonet is a femme fatale in additional methods than one. refrained from by way of society, the bold widow steels herself to struggle for what really concerns -- her childrens.
When his scheming uncle begs him to enquire the demise of his brother, Lord Mercer, Captain Cole Amherst refuses. however it is quickly obvious that treachery stalks blameless boys, and Cole plunges into the viper's pit that's Jonet Rowland's existence. not anything can have ready Cole for the lust Jonet conjures up. yet as threat swirls approximately them, he's tortured by means of doubt. Can an honorable soldier open his shuttered middle and allow a depraved widow educate him easy methods to actually love?
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Extra resources for A Woman Scorned (Lorimer Family & Clan Cameron, Book 2)
Though frankly, this evening has hardly been about punishing me, has it? ’ She bit her lip, teasing it deliciously between perfect white teeth. He looked at that tiny soul-revealing movement, and his groin ached to take her. And he would take her, just as soon as he had the answer to his question. He would drink his fill of this lawless, irresistible woman, and enjoy every honeyed moment of his triumph. But first he would know her identity. ’ he demanded, and lifted his hand to untie her mask. She gasped and shrank away, but his hand slipped round her throat, holding her beneath him with a deliberate show of strength.
Throw it aside and put your hands behind your back. ’ The man gestured impatiently at the woman, who had knelt up and was already engaged in securing Trajan’s hands behind his back with a length of rope. ‘Tie him securely and check for weapons. ’ The woman came shuffling round, bent over, her hands slapping at his calves and thighs in a distinctly business-like fashion. Trajan realised with a shock that this was no woman. It was in fact a stocky man in a gown, his face partially concealed by a veil but decidedly too stubbly for a woman.
I’m not one for these games, Desirée. ’ She slipped down between his knees, crouching before him with her face on a level with his groin. From here, unfastening the fall of his breeches should be a simple enough matter. To her dismay though, his elegant shirt was in the way. She lifted it with unsteady hands, darting another quick look at his face. If he were to peek ... But his lordship kept his word, eyes still closed as her fingers worked frantically at the fall of his breeches, finally closing on the warm, swollen hardness of his penis.
A Woman Scorned (Lorimer Family & Clan Cameron, Book 2) by Liz Carlyle