By Rosemary Rogers
Legacy of danger
Headstrong yet sheltered, Raine Wimbourne longs for adventure--and while her unwell father finds a heavily guarded mystery, she seizes her likelihood. Disguised as England's such a lot infamous highwayman, Raine vows to uphold her father's legacy as champion of the negative. Then a middle of the night come across with the strong Philippe Gautier exhibits her the cost of retaining her family's honor...
A hostage heart
Philippe Gautier has a undertaking of his own--and the gorgeous impostor he's providing to justice may well carry the major to saving his brother's existence. he'll cease at not anything to maintain Raine shut. yet as they commute from the city homes of London to the streets of France, can he persuade his untamed captive to danger all of it at the promise of ardour?
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Maurice felt the change at once. His coltishness passed, but they had become demonstrative during it. They walked arm in arm or arm around shoulder now. When they sat it was nearly always in the same position — Maurice in a chair, and Durham at his feet, leaning against him. In the world of their friends this attracted no notice. Maurice would stroke Durham’s hair. And their range increased elsewhere. During this Lent term Maurice came out as a theologian. It was not humbug entirely. He believed that he believed, and felt genuine pain when anything he was accustomed to met criticism — the pain that masquerades among the middle classes as Faith.
Other boys sometimes worshipped him, and when he realized this he would shake off them. The adoration was mutual on one occasion, both yearning for they knew not what, but the result was the same. They quarrelled in a few days. All that came out of the chaos were the two feelings of beauty and tenderness that he had first felt in a dream. They grew yearly, flourishing like plants that are all leaves and show no sign of flower. Towards the close of his education at Sunnington the growth stopped.
Mr Ducie would smile, for he was soaked in evolution. From this to the boys. “Sir, may I hold your hand… Sir, you promised me… Both Mr. Abrahams’s hands were bagged and all Mr Read’s… Oh sir, did you hear that? … I didn’t, I said ‘fingers’. Green eye! ” There were cries of disappointment The other masters, seeing that it was no good, called the pack off, and marshalled them along the cliff towards the downs. Hall, triumphant sprang to Mr Ducie’s side, and felt too old to take his hand. He was a plump, pretty lad, not in any way remarkable.
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