By Grace Burrowes
Nicholas Haddonfield has whatever to hide...
After a wild adolescence, Nicholas Haddonfield, Viscount Reston, has promised his unwell father he will ultimately take a bride, even though doing so will strength Nick to make very unlikely offerings and face previous, painful wounds.
Leah Lindsey is comfortable to discover safe haven from her personal determined scenario in a wedding of comfort with the gallant viscount. yet quickly comfort isn't really adequate, and Leah cannot comprehend why Nick is still so far away. what's he hiding, and should he by no means permit her into his heart?
An remarkable and passionate story of braveness proven and fears triumph over. when you input the luxurious Regency international of award-winning New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer Grace Burrowes, you will by no means are looking to go away.
The Lonely Lords series:
Darius (Book 1)
Beckman (Book 2)
Ethan (Book 3)
Nicholas (Book 4)
Gabriel (Book 5)
Gareth (Book 6)
Andrew (Book 7)
Douglas (Book 8)
David (Book 9)
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His fingers have been hot and callused around the arms and pads of his palms. now not precisely a gentleman’s fingers, yet able to tenderness. “I wish you to listen to me out,” he stated, glancing at her then at their arms. “I have a proposition for you—a notion, really—but it won’t be what you will want or what you deserve. ” She desired to speed as he’d been pacing. “I’m listening. ” “I understand. ” Nick ran his unfastened hand via his hair. “Christ’s blessed, hairy…” He dropped her hand and rose back, tramping the size of the room like a stall-bound horse.
After all, what? i will make excuses for your brother, and also you don't need to go away the trainer. i will remember that you’re facing much, and that i could have misjudged—” He shifted again simply in time to prevent her elbow as she twisted sharply and flung her fingers round his neck. “Nicholas, i like you. i admire you so. i like you until eventually I pain with it, after which i admire you much more. ” “I love you too. ” His hands came to visit her and held her tight, no longer for her, yet for him—because he had to carry her whilst she was once disappointed.
Nick was once knowledgeable on goodbye intercourse and the relief and condolence it will possibly provide. He knew in regards to the tenderness and gratitude an intimate parting may possibly show, and he knew how you can make the adventure pricey and noteworthy, and the superior method to slip clear of a liaison. He knew all that in basic terms simply because, some time past, he’d been the single to make your mind up the timing of every ultimate stumble upon, and now Leah had taken the initiative from him. Leah deserved that no less than. She deserved to torture him, and he or she deserved to have her excitement of him.
Leah tightened her carry on him, feeling the type of ferocious protectiveness she’d directed formerly merely towards her son. He would possibly not comprehend it, yet Nicholas depended on her the best way a guy should belief his spouse. With painful walk in the park, Leah discovered she didn't wish to lose him. no matter what their marriage may perhaps turn into, she didn't wish to lose this belief and closeness. “You’ll be alright. not anyone will remain for lengthy, or your countess will lead them to sorry. ” Nick raised his head, his expression guarded.
Yet you won't go away my safeguard, Leah, or my middle. if you want me, i'll come, and that i will come gladly and speedy. Agreed? ” a bit palliative tossed to the a part of Leah that feared she might by no means see him back, a kindness in the middle of a merciless venture. She nodded, grew to become her face into Nick’s palm, and closed her eyes. instantly, she felt him shift at the mattress and canopy her along with his physique. now not back, Leah notion as she clung and allow the tears seep from her eyes. Nick held her—as he had final evening after bringing her such unimaginable pleasure—and allow her cry and silently curse and rail in contrast choice; yet finally, now as then, her palms loosened their carry, and her tears ceased.