By Brenda Hiatt
Betrothed?How, with out a moment's forethought, may well beautiful. leave out Quinn Peverill be engaged to be married to a guy she slightly is aware? Lord Marcus Northrop is good-looking and bold, and possibly a prize for any keen maid. yet all it takes is a small sequence of mishaps and a whiff of scandal, and without notice this stranger is her groom-to-be!Marcus can't most likely marry! it'll intrude together with his existence. nonetheless, there's something to be stated for this sensuous, headstrong girl -- and the need she enflames inside of him easily can't be overlooked. What he does not recognize is that Quinn guards secrets and techniques of her personal -- and stocks with him a lust for perilous experience. yet will this ardour be adequate to hitch risky double lives whilst neither Quinn nor Marcus dares to like?
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But what's wrong? " Marcus had difficulty imagining how anyone could be evil enough to live off the criminal proceeds of children. "Oh, he don't much care, long as we bring in the brass regular-like," said Gobby with a shrug. " Tig, Marcus recalled, was the lad who had stolen his handkerchief and unwittingly led him to this group of boys in the first place. " he asked. " "Picked a gent's pocket," Gobby replied. "Thinks he's real slick at it, but he ain't. Didn't you catch him at it yourself? " Marcus frowned.
They were summoned then to the lavish wedding breakfast the Duke had ordered for the occasion. Though the food was excellent, the conversation was strained, and Marcus was relieved when it finally ended. Bidding polite farewells to the company, he prepared to take Quinn home. His bride's farewells were equally polite, and even more aloof, though she listened patiently to some parting admonitions from her father. "Mind you behave yourself, Quinnling," the captain said at last, enfolding her in a bear hug.
Five minutes later he was headed east, hoping against hope that his guess had been wrong. *Chapter 6* Marcus clattered along the cobbles of East Smithfield Street, already beginning to feel more than a bit foolish about his sudden burst of heroics. Most likely the girl was safe at home by now. Besides, how was he to search the docks for her without publicizing her name? He had to try, however. If Miss Peverill was really impulsive enough to attempt sailing on her own, there was no knowing what sort of trouble she might be courting.
A Rebellious Bride by Brenda Hiatt