By Liz Carlyle
Passion and secrets and techniques simmer at the back of the dependent façade of Victorian London in A Bride by way of Moonlight, one other deliciously fascinating romance by way of Liz Carlyle that includes the harmful males of the mysterious St. James Society.
Faced with homicide fees, Lisette Colburne by no means imagined aligning herself with Scotland Yard—not with the scandalous lifestyles she’s led. but if Commissioner Royden Napier proposes—that in trade for her freedom—she faux to be his spouse so he can resolve a brutal secret, she is of the same opinion. What neither counts on is their hot, indisputable attraction.
Sexy and action-packed, Liz Carlyle’s A Bride by way of Moonlight is a gorgeous love tale set in Victorian excessive society with compelling characters and stylish, emotional prose that may entice readers of ancient romance.
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He is a story. A tale from long ago, the bars and locks vestiges of a time when people believed such things. Rumors about monsters in moats who lay in wait to prey upon fair maidens. A man to whom an ancient wrong was done, who seeks revenge against his loss, time and time again. But the young girl舒who would frown to hear herself described that way舒is no longer bothered by childhood monsters and fairy tales. She is restless; she is modern and grown-up and hungers for escape. This window, this castle, has ceased to be enough, and yet for the time being it is all she has and thus she gazes glumly through the glass.
Mr. Billing舒Herbert舒is my boss; he舗s also my mentor, champion, and closest friend. I don舗t have many, not the living, breathing sort at any rate. And I don舗t mean that in a sad and lonely way; I舗m just not the type of person who accumulates friends or enjoys crowds. I舗m good with words, but not the spoken kind; I舗ve often thought what a marvelous thing it would be if I could only conduct relationships on paper. And I suppose, in a sense, that舗s what I do, for I舗ve hundreds of the other sort, the friends contained within bindings, page after glorious page of ink, stories that unfold the same way every time but never lose their joy, that take me by the hand and lead me through doorways into worlds of great terror and rapturous delight.
A Bride by Moonlight (Avon Romance) by Liz Carlyle