By Iris Johansen
From number 1 long island instances bestselling writer Iris Johansen comes a vintage novel a couple of younger lady who lives existence on her personal phrases and the daring adventurer who hazards every thing to rescue her friend—and convince her to open up her heart. Kate Gilbert is a girl and not using a past—or even a passport—to tie her down. Raised through smugglers, she lives on her wits, relishing the feel of freedom that merely the lifetime of the open sea provides. All she understands of affection she has realized from vintage literature.Nothing she examine in Shakespeare, notwithstanding, may arrange her for Beau Lantry. The brash, good-looking playboy is helping her out of a tricky scrape and places his personal lifestyles at the line to avoid wasting her pal. Now Kate is in Beau’s debt, and as reluctant as she is to compromise her hard-won independence, she’s intrigued by way of the chance of a brand new form of existence within the hands of this filthy rich stranger. yet can Beau retain her out of harm’s means lengthy adequate to persuade her that happiness is worthy forsaking a global of ever-present risk?
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It's mine. " Her eyes met his steadily. "He helped me when I needed him. " The anger faded from his face but the exasperation remained. " He muttered a very explicit curse. " He turned to the captain, who was leaning on the rail some distance down the deck talking casually to one of the seamen. "Daniel," he roared. " Seifert's navy blue eyes showed no surprise as he straightened and turned to look at them. " he asked laconically. " "Very amusing," Beau said. He turned back to Kate. "I trust your Cessna has instruments.
Beau murmured. " Julio grinned, his dark face shrewd. "And you were another, I'd bet. " "I was too much of a gentleman to count," Beau drawled. " Julio shrugged. "Consuello is lonely. " His eyes were suddenly twinkling. " He stood up. "The more I think about it, the more I believe it's my solemn duty to look up Consuello and persuade her to take me to Mariba," he said expansively. "Don't worry, Kate. " Beau suggested, his lips twitching. Julio winked. " Kate bit her lip. "Despard's men don't know you and Consuello would be a good cover.
The sky was midnight blue velvet and the stars were as clear and beautiful as Kate's eyes. His hand began to stroke her curls once again as he fought against the most unmanly lump that persisted in forming in his throat. "My lovely, silken Kate and a blue velvet sky. " Six The first gray light of dawn was filtering through the glossy green of the leaves above her and she shivered unconsciously and drew closer to Beau's comforting warmth. And he was warm, she thought drowsily, warm and hard and yet.