By Mia Marlowe
"Sebastian Blake, His Grace the Duke of Winterhaven, has a fixed rule by way of mistresses. He by no means retains one longer than a flip of the season. yet he’s by no means met a lady as tempting as Arabella St. George…
A fiery operatic diva, Arabella is blackmailed into aiding the French. whilst she offers the envelope meant for a French murderer to the Duke of Winterhaven by way of mistake, she'll do something to retrieve it. whether she has to seduce him to do it...
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Guthlac jerked his head in the direction of the door. 'Out! I will see you later, when this business is concluded. ' The atmosphere was thick with tension, and was almost suffocating. Wulf's skin crawled. Whatever Guthlac had planned for this Saxon lady, he doubted she was ready for it. At the edge of his vision, Hrothgar wound his fingers round his swordhilt, bracelets flashing in the candlelight. Lady Hilda pushed back her stool, dropped a quick curtsy at her lord, and sent Erica of Whitecliffe a pitying look.
He took no more than a sip; he wanted a sober head on him when his lord called him over. Perhaps, if he were lucky, he would be granted a commission in those southern lands so recently acquired. Two days, Wulf thought, for two interminable days he had been whiling away the time here, kicking his heels while the commanders discussed tactics and jostled for power and position. A lock of dark hair fell over Wulf's eyes; impatiently, he shoved it back. He must get his hair trimmed, it had grown so much he looked more Saxon than Norman, and the last thing he wanted was for the lord of Lewes to think he was favouring the Saxon half of his heritage.
Her composure was a mask; she knew what was likely to happen to her. The bile rose in Wulf's throat. 'I will do it,' Hrothgar said, getting up to seize the lady's other arm. His mouth twisted. ' One man made a lewd remark. Another spluttered into his ale. ' Wulf scrambled to his feet. He was not certain, but he feared that the Lady Erica was about to face the same fate as his sister. With his commission, the last thing he needed to do was to draw attention to himself, but he could not stand by and let this happen.