By Liz Carlyle
Passion and secrets and techniques simmer in the back of the based façade of Victorian London in A Bride via Moonlight, one other deliciously interesting romance by way of Liz Carlyle that includes the harmful males of the mysterious St. James Society.
Faced with homicide fees, Lisette Colburne by no means imagined aligning herself with Scotland Yard—not with the scandalous existence she’s led. but if Commissioner Royden Napier proposes—that in alternate for her freedom—she faux to be his spouse so he can get to the bottom of a brutal secret, she concurs. What neither counts on is their scorching, indisputable attraction.
Sexy and action-packed, Liz Carlyle’s A Bride through Moonlight is a gorgeous love tale set in Victorian excessive society with compelling characters and chic, emotional prose that may attract readers of ancient romance.
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This thought makes my heart ache. I can't stop thinking of the last time I saw him, his large, dark eyes filled with some new emotion I couldn't read, the soft heat of his thumb brushed across my lip, making me feel strangely empty and wanting. "Perhaps," I say. " Felicity mulls this over as she scrapes her name into the dry tree bark with a pointed stick. " She pushes too hard on the stick and it breaks off on the Y so that her name reads FELICITV. " Ann asks. "No. " "No-thing," I answer. " I hadn't considered this.
Inside is an odd assortment of things—one kid glove, a note on parchment secured by a rock, a handful of toffees, and some desiccated funeral flowers that the wind takes the moment it whips through the old oak's ancient wound. " Felicity asks Ann. She nods and pulls out something wrapped in green paper. She unfolds the paper to reveal an angel ornament constructed of lace and beads. Each of us has had a hand in sewing bits of it. Ann wraps the gift in the paper again and places it on the makeshift altar with the other remembrances.
They always found me. As I stumbled among the crowds of Covent Garden, the smell of eel pie, hot and salty, nearly drove me mad with hunger. I was about to risk stealing one when I spotted him. A man stood against a wall, smoking a cigar. He was not remarkable: of medium height and build, wearing a dark suit and hat, the morning's newspaper folded neatly under his left arm. He sported a well-groomed mustache, and along his cheek was a wicked smile of a scar. I waited for him to look away so that I could lift the pie without consequence.