By Anne Stuart
Longing for the downfall of Nicholas Blackthorne, the infamous rake whom she holds answerable for the lack of her advantage and her kinfolk fortune, Ghislaine de Lorgny is by surprise kidnapped by means of her such a lot hated enemy.
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And gotten my head blown off for the trouble? " "As a matter of fact, he did," Taverner announced. Ellen had jumped, startled. She could never get used to the fact that Nicky's valet seemed to consider himself an equal, joining into any conversation that suited his fancy. Not that she didn't try to treat Ghislaine the same way. But Gilly kept erecting walls as fast as Ellen tried to tear them down. " she demanded irritably. "He means I deloped, more fool me," Nicholas murmured. "Every now and then I have a noble moment.
In Ghislaine's case it would have done no good. Ghislaine never listened to warnings, never seemed to listen to a word Ellen said. It was a wonder they were friends. She also, however, kept her distance from men, and from the world abovestairs. She allowed her mistress to be her friend, but only on her terms. When visitors were around, Gilly remained in the kitchen. When Ellen was alone in the house with only the half-deaf Binnie for companionship, Ghislaine would join her. If only she didn't have this miserable sense of foreboding that leaving Gilly at Ainsley Hall had been tantamount to sealing her doom.
She echoed, confused. "His first shot went wild," Taverner offered. "Blackthorne bowed and turned his back, assuming honor was satisfied and all that rubbish. " She was aghast. "At my back," Nicholas said. "Not only that, he had another pistol in his greatcoat, and was reaching for that. I had no choice. I was fortunate his bad timing and abysmal lack of skill had saved me twice. " 'That remains to be seen. Last I heard he was still clinging to life with remarkable stamina. " "That accounts for your advanced age," Ellen said with some asperity.
A Rose at Midnight by Anne Stuart