By Ann Lethbridge
Captain Michael Hawkhurst relishes his fearsome popularity, for he lives merely to wreak revenge at the Fulton kinfolk, who so cruelly destroyed his own.Spirited Alice Fulton is aware a boat is not any position for a girl, yet she is set to avoid wasting her father's business....When destiny promises him Fulton's virginal daughter as his captive, Michael faces a dilemma--should he reside as much as his scandalous identify and locate revenge with candy Alice, or will his honorable part win out--and win the girl...?
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The Worksop house is mine. That was my mother’s, so it isn’t governed by my father’s will. ” “No need for such high drama, is there? ” She turned stark eyes on him. ” Lord above. One of the richest women in England might be reduced to selling household items to survive. Of course, it would never come to that, because she could not be allowed to live unprotected. It would be like leaving a gold nugget in the street and expecting no one to steal it. There had to be a way around this, but Fitz needed more information, and he needed to get to a fire.
He reached for her, but Fitz moved between them again. ” He worried that Lord Henry would expire with rage, so deep a red he turned, but then the man snapped, “So be it. ” He turned and marched off toward the house. Fitz watched him go. ” He turned to look at her. She was almost as white as the snow. ” “Every last farthing. ” “ ‘Struth. Three years isn’t a lifetime, but it’s long enough without a penny. But wouldn’t running away have had the same effect? ” “In poverty,” she said flatly. “But I’m no stranger to that.
I was happy to escape Birch House, but I had to fight to take Maisie. He wanted to hire what he called ‘a proper lady’s maid’ for me. ” She smiled back at the maid. “I don’t know how I would have survived without you, Maisie. ” The clock tinkled the hour of nine, startling her out of the past. She looked to the door as if begging the footman to return. Her hands worked, each fiddling with the rings on the other. Back to distraction. ” Her eyes flicked back to him. ” “I’m fascinated,” he said with truth.