By Georgette Heyer
"IN THE summer season OF 1815, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of events, balls and soirees. within the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, nobody draws extra cognizance than the gorgeous, outrageous younger widow girl Barbara Childe. On their first assembly, rushing Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, yet even their betrothal doesn't calm her wild habit. ultimately, with the conflict of Waterloo raging simply miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring again into town, woman Barbara discovers the place her center fairly lies, and prefer a real noblewoman, she rises to the get together, and to the calls for of affection, lifestyles and war...
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Gray stood to face his rival, noticing that Elise pushed herself slowly to her feet as well. Yet instead of issuing a challenge, Eduard thrust his hand forward with a brocade-wrapped bundle clutched in his ﬁst. “ ’Tis here, ﬁnally. ” As he SECRET VOWS 31 swung the parcel toward Elise, its wrapping fell away, revealing a beautiful oil portrait of two blond children, clutching hands and smiling in their matching silken garments. Elise sucked in her breath, reacting, Gray decided, as if her brother dangled a snake in her face.
Not yet. It would seem too ﬁnal. And yet she knew the time was fast coming when she must submit to Grayson de Camville, to her husband’s most intimate caresses. To his touch and his possession. And it was going to be all she could do not to weep and beg him to leave her alone. 36 MARY REED MCCALL But she had no choice, she knew. She must play the innocent virgin and allow him all of the liberties a wife owes her husband. Pressing her palm to the ﬂat of her stomach in a vain effort to still the trembling, Catherine reminded herself that this part of her foul bargain would not be the worst.
Good night, lady,” he ﬁnally murmured, taking one long, last look at his bride. Then, before he could change his mind, he slipped out the door and disappeared into the cool, welcome embrace of the night. 52 MARY REED MCCALL Faegerliegh Keep, Somerset Heldred’s breath rasped in his throat. The old man leaned his hands on his knees, trying to force his heart to slow, so that he could continue his work. As he rested, he glanced around, concerned more about the possibility of seeing one of Montford’s soldiers than of crossing any evil spirits that might be lurking in this shadowy crypt.
An Infamous Army (Alastair-Audley, Book 4) by Georgette Heyer