Download e-book for kindle: The Bride Price (Avon Romance) by Anne Mallory
By Anne Mallory
Winner take all . . . Sebastien Deville, the debauched, dangerously good-looking illegitimate son of the Duke of Grandien, has waited his complete lifestyles for revenge—and without warning it really is there for the taking. a contest backed via the ing has all of the ton conversing. The winner will obtain a tremendous fortune, a newly created identify, sponsorship, and a well-born bride—everything Sebastien must reclaim his mother's stolen lands and to wield the sizeable energy itching underneath his fingertips. His victory is all yet guaranteed . . . until eventually he meets Caroline. Caroline Martin understands all approximately Sebastien, the mythical heartbreaker who leaves ladies weeping in his wake, and she or he is set to not see him win the contest within which he could declare her good friend as his bride. but sabotage is so very challenging to pay attention to while the target's searing glances promise outstanding excitement and his skillful arms vow incredible hope. She is familiar with the risk he offers, the temptation he bargains, but she is prepared to chance every thing for all she holds pricey. yet Sebastien Deville will do something to win . . . and Caroline's center may well turn into the last word prize.
Read or Download The Bride Price (Avon Romance) PDF
Best historical romance books
"*For right younger girls, reliable habit has continually been the rule…*
Captain Bradshaw Carroway loves the seafaring life—though he’d otherwise be struggling with brigands than his present task offerrying a boatload of spoiled aristocrats. One passenger, even though, has stuck his eye: a bewitching younger minx who certainly distracts him from the principles ofshipboard decorum . . .
*Some principles, in fact, are supposed to be damaged. *
Miss Zephyr Ponsley has traveled the area, yet she’s thoroughly blameless within the methods of affection. She’s by no means realized to bop or flirt. yet clinical commentary has taught her that the legislation of appeal haven't any principles, and that no event, on land or sea, is extra dangerous—or delicious—than passion!
"HER depraved desires
When Izzy went to mattress, she by no means anticipated to evoke to shame. after all, it felt great . .. hot fingers on her flesh, tough stubbled pores and skin on her cheek. all of it appeared a few remarkable dream. yet that barely mattered to the ton. To them, she used to be ruined, for Lord Eppingham Julian Rowley have been stumbled on in her mattress, and she'd claimed him as her personal. Why had she performed it? Why had she introduced ruination to her identify and dishonor to her kin --- dishonor which could simply be erased by way of marriage? She had no longer desired to capture the good-looking rake in wedlock. although she could fall endlessly into his golden-brown eyes, marriage to any guy was once now not anything she sought. Nor had she acted from any real worry of the *ton's* disdain. It were anything in Julian's contact, his kiss. whatever had known as out for her to protect him, to put herself within the approach of his damage. If to save lots of this guy intended to be fallen, so be it. And in saving him, she simply could shop herself.
"What used to be to be a grand event for Melissa MacGregor -- an get away from the wilds of her Scottish domestic into the whirl of the London social scene -- turns out to faded ahead of the promise within the passionate gaze of Lincoln Ross Burnett. although they alternate yet a couple of phrases prior to parting after an opportunity come upon on her grandfather's lands, Melissa immediately understands this daring stranger is her future, whereas Lincoln realizes his center has been claimed endlessly and he'll by no means be whole till Melissa MacGregor is his bride.
"Just ask Reeves!
Dying with out valid factor, the past due Earl of Rochester despatched his butler extraordinaire, Reeves, to discover his wild, illegitimate young children and ""civilize"" them. Reeves needs to hunt down the 1st of the earl's smug sons, Captain Tristan Llevanth, a one-time pirate, and train him to be a gentleman.
A will of metal. ..
Tristan Llevanth gave up his free-wheeling existence as a pirate to struggle at Admiral Nelson's part. Wounded, Tristan won't ever back sail the seas he loves. existence has not more demanding situations. Or so he thinks, till Reeves brings a definite outspoken woman into the captain's uncultured househol. ..
An iron-clad spirit. ..
Reeves believes Tristan wishes a spark to relight the fires of his soul. And who larger than gorgeous Prudence Thistlewaite, the bane of the captain's life? Prudence wishes not anything to do together with her wickedly good-looking, ill-tempered neighbor. nonetheless, she can't refuse the outlandish sum Reeves deals to delicate Tristan's tough edges.
Can Prudence tame the rakish captain? Or will Tristan achieve what he such a lot needs, to develop into. ..
- Pleasure for Pleasure (Essex Sisters, Book 4)
- Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgertons, Book 4)
- Something Wonderful (Sequels, Book 2)
- The Seduction of Elliot McBride (Mackenzies & McBrides, Book 5)
Additional resources for The Bride Price (Avon Romance)
Vast Corinthian columns and tall arches soared above. “Capital,” Timtree uttered, jaded eyes firmly in place. Bateman scrutinized everything, his eyes chronicling the wealth. Parley was trying hard to portray the priggish man that he was, pretending a nonchalance that everything in his vicinity was beneath him. Sloane looked perfectly at ease, which made sense since he lived on the extensive Sloanestone properties. But there was something in his eyes as well. Desire. Or maybe hope. Sebastien surveyed the surroundings through a narrowed view—the gilt knobs, the frescoes that showed scenes of conquering armies and ruling deities.
I…” If only she hadn‟t made the mistake with Patrick…she might have been able to help Sarah in London…to prevent this fiasco of a contest from occurring. She could have begged the earl to let her go as Sarah‟s companion. Could have… She shoved the thoughts firmly away. She had a chance to make the right decision this time, to help Sarah, and she would. Caroline slipped an arm around her. “Things will work out. ” She‟d keep her away from the likes of Sebastien Deville. Make sure that he and his kind did not win.
A prank. ” Sebastien looked at Petrie, Valpage‟s third son, and wasn‟t so sure. He looked as irritated and baffled as the others, and he was the type of man who couldn‟t hide anything on his face—one of the reasons he was so terrible at gambling. The grooms bustled about trying to figure out which tack went with which horse, obviously confused as to how such a thing could have happened. Whoever had done this had done it well. As it turned out, more than just the tack had been swapped. Each blanket and each saddle had been exchanged.
The Bride Price (Avon Romance) by Anne Mallory