• Assassin Study (Study #1.5) Royals (Royals #1)

    She gave him an abashed nod (but not nearly so abashed as she ought) and turned to Harriet. I think that Lord Winstead refers to the rhyming qualities of the title.

    And my name is not really Anne Wynter.Oh, and I stabbed a man and now he’s madly hunting me until I’m dead.

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    A desperate, horrified giggle popped out of Anne’s throat. What a resumé that was.I’m a prize, she said into the darkness, and then she laughed some more. Or maybe she cried. After a while, it was hard to tell which was which.The folowing morning, before any female member of his family could put a stop to what Daniel knew was improper behavior, he strode down the hall and rapped sharply on the door to the blue guest bedroom. He was already dressed for traveling; he planned to leave for London within the hour.

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    There was no sound from within the chamber, so Daniel knocked again. This time he heard a bit of rustling, folowed by a groggy Enter. There was no sound from within the chamber, so Daniel knocked again. This time he heard a bit of rustling, folowed by a groggy Enter. He did, shutting the door behind him just in time to hear Anne gasp, My lord!I need to speak with you, he said succinctly.

    She nodded, scrambling to pull her covers up to her chin, which he frankly thought was ridiculous, given the thoroughly unappealing sack she appeared to have put on in lieu of a nightgown.

    What are you doing here? she asked, blinking furiously.Really? Marcus drawled, also rising. Well, then this – his fist connected with the side of Daniel’s face – is for the insult. And that – other fist, other side of the face – is for abandoning her.

    It was very sweet of him, but Honoria wasn’t sure that was quite accurate. Well, he didn’t really –Daniel clutched at his mouth, which was now dripping blood. I was going to hang!

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    Marcus shoved Daniel’s shoulder, then shoved him again. You could have come back long ago.Honoria gasped. Was that true?

    No, Daniel responded, shoving Marcus right back. I couldn’t. Or did you not realize that Ramsgate is absolutely insane?Marcus crossed his arms. You did not write to her for over a year.

    That’s not true.It’s true, Honoria said, not that anyone was listening to her. And that was when she realized it. They weren’t going to listen to her. Not in this fight, at least.

    Your mother was wrecked, Marcus said.There was nothing I could do about that, Daniel returned.

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