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By Lisa Kleypas
"*A girl with a mystery . . .*
Reckless attractiveness Lily Lawson delights in stunning London society. she's going to holiday any rule to get what she wishes . . . and she or he is decided to forestall her more youthful sister from marrying Alex, Lord Wolverton, a good-looking and conceited earl who has vowed by no means to fall in love.
*A guy who will do something to own her . . .*
To Alex's fury, the headstrong hellion provides a temptation he can't face up to. He vows to make her pay dearly for her interference—with her physique, her soul, and her obdurate, well-guarded heart.
As Alex and Lily problem one another at each flip, they're stuck up in a white-hot hope that burns via each safety and exposes the secret of Lily's prior . . . and jointly they detect that love is the main risky online game of all.
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Maybe the Lost—or at least their servants—are working to build the world, to build life. " "Because it doesn't know what else to do," the Ragged One said. "Because nobody told it to stop. " "Everything about the Lost is a mystery to us," said Autumn grimly. Spiral made to protest, but Autumn insisted. "We lived with them, and accepted their gifts of food and water. But we never understood them. " As the beetle passed, Shoot reached out tentatively with her trunk tip and brushed the sharp edge of its carapace.
Here and there traces of fog and even windblown snow curled tiredly. Birds wheeled exuberantly. She spied huge-winged kittiwakes, fulmars and jet-black guillemots. Every so often one of them would plunge into the dark water, seeking plankton or cod. There was more life here, crowded close to this shore, than anywhere else Icebones had seen on this small world. She heard an angry screeching. There was a bloody carcass on the ice—perhaps it was a seal, or even a bear cub. Petrels soared over it trailing arched wings, their tails fanned out to ward off rivals.
Breeze, panting hard, leaned forward so her back legs were stretched out behind her. Icebones thought she could see the calf moving within its cave of flesh. Breeze raised her trunk and trumpeted, straining. There was a sudden eruption of blood and water, a stink of urine and milk. " Shoot called suddenly. "Look! " And Icebones saw it too: in a gush of water and blood, two legs had pushed from Breeze's vagina. Now a small head and the bulk of a little body was squeezed out, wrapped in a clear, shimmering sheet.
Then Came You (The Gamblers, Book 1) by Lisa Kleypas