By Kasey Michaels
Meet the Blackthorn brothers— 3 unrepentant scoundrels notorious for being mad, undesirable and threatening to loveCharming, filthy rich and wickedly good-looking, Oliver "Beau" Blackthorn has it all…except revenge at the enemy he cannot omit. Now the chance for retribution has fallen into his palms. yet his good fortune hinges on woman Chelsea Mills–Beckman—the one girl with the ability to distract him from his quest.Desperate to flee her family's regulate, woman Chelsea seizes the opportunity to run off with the infamous eldest Blackthorn brother, realizing she's just a pawn in his video game. yet as Beau attracts her deep right into a global of intrigue, risk and explosive ardour, does she dare wish he will select love over vengeance?
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Blackthorn said, sitting forward once more. “But no, sorry. I had nothing to do with that. Wish I had, though, having once been at the wrong end of what you call your brother’s vile temper. ” Chelsea sat slumped on the couch, like a doll suddenly bereft of all its cotton stuffing. “Oh,” she said quietly, seeing her last and only hope fading into nothing. “I’d been so sure. So brilliantly Machiavellian, you understand. I have given you too much credit. Forgive me. ” She got to her feet and picked up her gloves, putting them on slowly, giving him time to sift through everything she’d told him.
Yes, I will admit that I am aware of a cleric’s presence in your household,” Mr. Blackthorn said, sitting forward once more. “But no, sorry. I had nothing to do with that. Wish I had, though, having once been at the wrong end of what you call your brother’s vile temper. ” Chelsea sat slumped on the couch, like a doll suddenly bereft of all its cotton stuffing. “Oh,” she said quietly, seeing her last and only hope fading into nothing. “I’d been so sure. So brilliantly Machiavellian, you understand.
And there’s nothing all that pleasurable about it for either of us, I assure you. Now, unless you are in the habit of entertaining your servants with aired laundry best discussed only in private, I suggest we adjourn to the drawing room. Not you,” she added, pointing one gloved finger at Puck, who had already half turned to reenter the drawing room. “Oh, yes, definitely. You heard the lady. It’s you she wants, brother mine, not me. ” Lady Chelsea stood her ground. “Wadsworth, a decanter of Mr. Blackthorn’s best wine and two glasses, now, and truth be told, at the moment I really don’t much care whether you please or not.