Captured for the Captain's Pleasure (Harlequin Historical) by Ann Lethbridge
By Ann Lethbridge
Captain Michael Hawkhurst relishes his fearsome recognition, for he lives basically to wreak revenge at the Fulton kin, who so cruelly destroyed his own.Spirited Alice Fulton is familiar with a boat is not any position for a woman, yet she is decided to save lots of her father's business....When destiny supplies him Fulton's virginal daughter as his captive, Michael faces a dilemma--should he stay as much as his scandalous identify and locate revenge with candy Alice, or will his honorable aspect win out--and win the girl...?
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He stepped into the room and closed the door. When he spoke, his voice sounded deep and a little bit rusty. "My apologies, Lady Velvet. I had begun to believe you had somehow gotten away. I—" He cleared his throat, one penetrating blue eye fixed on her face. " She moistened her lips. "Yes… yes you were. Thank you, sir, for the bath. " "Your hair…" he said. " Something warm trickled through her. Why, she could not say. " The words sounded breathless, which was exactly the way she suddenly felt. He was looking at her strangely, making odd little flutters rise in her chest.
Grandfather was old. She didn't want him injured. " the earl asked as she bent and started unsteadily toward the door. " She tried to keep the quiver out of her voice. "This gentleman simply wishes a word with me. You mustn't fret yourself. " She looked up at the outlaw and caught a surprisingly earnest expression. "I will not harm you, my lady. " "Your word? You expect me to accept the word of a brigand? " Why she believed him she could not say, yet some of her fear receded. He simply wanted money.
The heat rose into her cheeks. " And her grandfather certainly couldn't. But he simply shrugged his shoulders. Inside the house, they looked as broad as the beam above the door. " Oddly, he didn't seem overly disturbed at the prospect. In fact so far nothing he had done seemed to fit one's usual perception of an outlaw. It should have been comforting. Instead she found it oddly disconcerting, as if something were happening just outside her range of vision, something she couldn't quite see. "There's a room for you upstairs," he said, starting up to the second floor.