By Madeline Hunter
From the hot York instances bestselling Madeline Hunter comes this primary in a gorgeous new trilogy approximately 3 irresistibly beautiful brothers. this is often the tale of the bastard brother.... For lovers of Mary Balogh and Amanda Quick.
Gareth Fitzallen is well known for 4 issues: his good-looking face, his extraordinary allure, his aristocratic connections, and a capability to provide the type of excitement that has girls begging for extra. quite often he bestows his skills on skilled, worldly girls. but if he heads to Langdon's finish to revive a estate he inherited—and to enquire a huge paintings theft—he lays plans to seduce a very unlikely lady.
Eva Russell lives a spinster's lifetime of precarious funds and restricted desires whereas clinging to her family's outdated gentry prestige. She helps herself by means of copying work whereas she plots to marry her gorgeous sister to a well-established guy. every person warns her of Gareth's recognition, and advises her to fasten her sister away. merely it's not her sister Gareth wishes. One glance, and he or she understands he's difficulty. One kiss, even if, proves she isn't any fit for this grasp of seduction.
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But that was a long time ago, and more recently he’d begun to feel his energy dwindle, his eye wander more towards what was to come, rather than where he was now. Towards the end, and where that might be. Natural, maybe, for a man of his age, away from home for so long. Not that he was sure where home was any more. When he was married it had been anywhere with her, his wife. Now, however, it was often bush camps, ramshackle churches, one-horse towns. Would he return to England? Perhaps. Or would he end in Africa?
Tristam Pruen, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society’. As they watched the sun sink into the sea a servant brought a tray of pink gins and a bottle of quinine. Arthur declined the gin, but still took his five grains of quinine. The medicine was bitter on his tongue and he wondered briefly if he wouldn’t rather suffer malaria than this taste lingering in his mouth every evening. They ate at the large dark wood table, its surface softened by the touch of hands over time, and were served crab, red snapper and rice by wordless, effortless Africans dressed in the same simple white robes as the candle-lighter.
Above him the same dimly lit patch of ceiling that he had woken up to for the past month came into focus, its cheap paint blistered with damp. From Naples, through the Suez Canal, Aden, Zanzibar, and now Beira Bay, Portuguese Mozambique. In all these places he had woken up to this sight. All his dreams ended here, in this damp patch of ceiling inches above his head. But he had chosen this, to travel steerage rather than in the more spacious cabins of 2nd or ist class. And he wouldn’t have had it any other way, despite both his brother William’s protestations and the concerns of the church committee, both of whom were dismayed by his choice.