By Amanda Quick
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From Seduction to Surrender and Reckless to Ravished, New York Times bestselling writer Amanda quickly has spun one exciting love tale after one other. Now, in her long-awaited hardcover debut, she introduces her most lovely heroine and compelling hero, in a blinding, bold story of misplaced pirate gold and mythical love... Deception.
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In a protective gesture, Bram positioned himself between the lady and the road. As the carriage went by, he glimpsed a crest painted on its side. “Oh no,” she breathed. ” She called after the coach as it rumbled off into the distance. “Mrs. Highwood, wait! Come back. I can explain everything. ” She turned on Bram, flashing him an angry blue glare. The force of it pushed against his sternum. Not nearly sufficient to move him, but enough to leave an impression. “I do hope you’re happy, sir. ” Bram wasn’t in the habit of ruining young ladies—that was his cousin’s specialty—but if he ever decided to take up the sport, he’d employ a different technique.
Bram was instantly wary. “I mean precisely what I said. ” He reached for a stack of papers. ” Three Susanna, pull yourself together. After excusing herself to hurriedly tame her disheveled hair and exchange her torn, muddied frock for a fresh blue muslin and matching gloves—in the process, speaking more sharply to Gertrude than the poor maid deserved—she joined Lieutenant Colonel Bramwell’s companions in the Red Salon. As she entered, she stole a quick glance in the hall mirror. Her appearance was repaired, as much as it could be.
But that was a mere quibble. Truth be told, he was still gathering his wits. In those moments following the blast, his first, admittedly selfish thought had been for his knee. He was almost certain he’d ripped the joint apart again, what with that ungainly rescue attempt. Before his injury, he would have managed to scoop this girl off the road with more grace. She was lucky he’d been standing to the side of the lane and not down the hill with the others, or he never could have reached her in time.