By Lorraine Heath
"For years, Robert Hawthorne, the Duke of Killingsworth, used to be saved a prisoner by way of his scheming dual brother. A bold break out turns the tables and restores his birthright to him, with no somebody the wiser. He can ultimately get pleasure from every little thing that used to be stolen from him. yet on his first day of freedom Robert needs to take up wedlock a lady he hasn't ever met . . . and hold his distance to avoid her from studying the reality of his id, until eventually he can ascertain tips on how to end up he's the rightful duke.
Victoria Lambert is aware she needs to marry Robert--after all, as her mom continually reminds her, he's the seize of the season and she'll turn into a duchess! real, she doesn't love him, however it is her responsibility to marry good. yet a much-altered Robert stands beside her on their marriage ceremony day . . . a guy in some way extra thoughtful and captivating than ever ahead of . . . and so sensuously eye-catching that Torie is set to be a temptation her husband can't resist!
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Extra resources for A Matter of Temptation (Lost Lords, Book 2)
There was more to the missive than the words written upon the parchment. " Tayg tried to ignore the reference to his previous lack of interest in the politics swirling around the clan. Serving in the king's cause for more than a year taught a man many things besides the art of battle. "'Twill not be an easy journey," Tayg said. " Angus pulled a rolled parchment from a shelf below the table, spread it over the missive and began studying what appeared to be a map. Tayg considered the task. A fortnight journeying through the Highlands.
Nay, 'tis not…" At Broc's huge grin and quick nod her knees went weak but she knew better than to allow him to see how horribly his news struck her. She pushed past him, almost daring him to grab her so she could react as she had as a child, all fists and feet, flailing away at his tenderest spot. But 'twas a long time since she could get away with such behavior. Frustration shook her and she raced for her father's chamber as Broc chased her down the corridor. " she yelled as she neared the chief's chambers.
You are to be chief. It is your duty to do what is best for the clan. As long as you are here and not wed you will cause trouble amongst the women. " Tayg sighed and prayed for strength against his mother's strong will. "Then I shall leave. I shall return to the king's service—" "Wait, lad," Angus said. "As it happens, I have a task needs doing that will serve to delay" - he looked pointedly at Sorcha - "what your mother fears will happen. " He motioned Tayg to follow him into his private chamber.