The Devil To Pay by Stephanie James

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Yet in all of her plotting, Imogene by no means anticipates Colchester's violent response to her request or her personal electrifying response to him. Neither does she count on malevolent hazard may emerge from the labyrinth of London--sinister sufficient to hazard her and Colchester's lives.

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She didn’t hear him cross the room, but suddenly he was standing very quietly behind her. When he reached around her to push a steaming mug into her fingers Emelina knew it was a peace offering, and she couldn’t quite stifle the small smile that tugged at her expressive mouth. “ he asked, his lips against her hair. She shook her head. “It’s just that you remind me so much of Xerxes on occasion. “ She shook her head ruefully. “ His fingers lifted to stroke the nape of her neck under the fall of chestnut hair and Emelina shivered.

I only wanted to please you. I didn’t think I was capable of…of finding out what it was really like and I knew you wouldn’t be satisfied unless you thought you had pleased me so I…I tried to act pleased. Oh, I don’t know how to explain,“ she mumbled, turning her head aside so that she no longer had to meet his eyes. He caught her chin on the edge of his hand and raised her head again. This time she saw the tenderness in his eyes. “You sweet idiot. “ “No,“ she retorted baldly. “ “Well, you are and from now on I’m going to be the only man who has the right to put you in touch with that side of yourself.

Something about the way he used his booted foot on the door brought home to Emelina just what state of mind Julian was in. The masculine aggression in him was very evident. He was aroused, both with anger and with another emotion. She swallowed uneasily and realized just how highly charged the situation really was. Julian didn’t pause as he carried her over the threshold. Without hesitation he strode down the short hall to the bedroom. Bending, he dumped Emelina unceremoniously into the center of the old bed.

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