By Sara Reinke
Charlotte Engle unearths herself at the unsuitable finish of a pistol whilst her trainer is stopped by means of infamous highwaymen, the Black Trio. even supposing Charlotte survives the stumble upon none the more serious for put on, her mom, woman Epping, comes to a decision Charlotte is wanting a husband to guard her. Charlotte is prone to agree basically while brought to Kenley Fairfax. Kenley is captivating and good-looking, a tender lord with a sordid prior and a name for difficulty. He’s simply the type to strike Charlotte’s fancy—and horrify her mom. while woman Epping arranges a wedding to an unbearable cad, notwithstanding, Kenley involves her rescue pointing out she has already agreed to marry him. Kenley charms and excites Charlotte greater than any guy she has ever met, yet can she particularly marry anyone she has recognized under every week? a guy with secrets and techniques in his lifestyles he retains fiercely guarded? let alone one her mom despises? The nearer Charlotte attracts to the reality approximately Kenley, the extra she realizes he will be able to way more treachery than she had believed attainable, and the extra she reveals herself interested in an online of deceit that incorporates late-night conspiracies, road theft, cold-blooded homicide, and—most unforeseen of all—love.
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He was ﬂattering her, which normally aggravated her witless; however, there was something so endearing in his smile, she could not help but be charmed. “And to see you again, Lord Woodside,” she said. ” 50 SA R A R EINK E “Good men go to good places in the end,” Lewis said, his smile faltering slightly. ” The dimples cleaving his cheeks broadened again, his momentary sorrow gone as quickly as it had come. ” He pivoted to look behind him, ﬂapping his hand. “Kenley, come here. ” He drew a young man forward, disengaging him rather rudely from a conversation by pulling him in tow.
She felt his palms slide over her throat, and she tried to shrug away from him. “James . ” she said, frowning. He cradled her face between his hands and leaned toward her. “You are so beautiful, Charlotte,” he whispered. “Do you know how much I long for you? ” His mouth lowered to hers, poised to settle in a kiss. “James, stop,” she said, ducking her head. ” She pulled away, and he let her go. ” she asked. “If it will yield me your hand, yes,” he replied. “It will not, James,” she said. ” “And I have told you,” he said.
Charlotte . ” James called, his tone of voice suggesting he humored her while she pitched 37 an unnecessary ﬁt. “Charlotte, darling, come back. I am sorry. ” “Some fun,” she muttered. ” she snapped without turning around. “Charlotte, of course I know more about you than your beauty. It is just your beauty that strikes me the most—is that such a crime? If so, I plead my guilt gladly. ” She did not turn. She followed the path back to Darton Hall. She could hear him laughing behind her, as one might at the histrionics of a malcontent child.
An Unexpected Engagement by Sara Reinke