By Mary Balogh
Unique e-book: 1990
BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Mary Balogh's The mystery Mistress.
Sensual. Seductive. Emotional. nobody stirs the guts and mind's eye like Mary Balogh. during this vintage novel, the New York instances bestselling author weaves a spellbinding story of 2 humans haunted through hope, not able to withstand the affection that has develop into their such a lot passionate obsession.…[b]
When James Purnell walks into the London drawing room and sees girl Madeline Raine, time stops. as soon as she were his for the taking. Now she is an aloof, appealing stranger, made up our minds to maintain the devilishly good-looking nobleman from seducing her back. yet after 4 years aside, wish reignites—swift, scorching, irresistible—culminating in an evening of reckless lovemaking. all at once Madeline is confronted with an insufferable selection: marry with out wish of affection or hazard definite smash. Her determination can have effects she by no means imagined, as she makes a surprising discovery in regards to the guy she secretly loves. What she doesn’t recognize is how some distance James will pass to correct the wrongs of the past—and how a lot he’s keen to threat for the girl who already owns him…body, center, and soul.