By Connie Brockway
He galloped around the midnight-shrouded panorama, racing towards her on hispure white steed. "Her destiny"...In her wildest fantasies DesdemonaCarlisle couldn't have conjured a extra rushing savior, and "this wasreal". yet an unlikelier hero was once difficult to discover. Harry Braxton used to be a rouge, a scoundrel, and a born opportunist who had already damaged her middle as soon as. Howcould she ever belief a infamous rake who got here with a caution: "lover, beware"...With her bronze-gold hair and quicksilver grace, the sloe-eyed beautywas each man's wish and one man's sole ardour. however the mystery that hadmade Harry an exile additionally made it most unlikely for him to provide Desdemona morethat friendship. till his aristocratic cousin laid siege to Desdemona's heartand Harry, damning the implications, vowed to do something, provide something, toclaim her for him own..."Romance with energy, wit, and intelligence. Connie Brockwaydelivers!"-- "New York Times" bestselling writer Tami Hoag"Connie Brockway is a grasp at developing glowing chemistry".--Laura Kinsale"[Connie Brockway's] paintings brims with heat, wit, sensuality, andintelligence".--Amanda Quick"Connie Brockway's strong characters seize you through the heartstrings and pullyou into their global, their hearts, their love!"--Betina Krahn"Connie Brockway's paintings is an absolute delight!"---Catherine Anderson, writer of "Annie's Song" "Ms. Brockway [is] among the best writers of the genre".-- "Pen & Mouse"
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I might die an old maid, but I’ll always have my pals. God knows there are worse things than living alone. Most men are only speed bumps anyway, aggravating distractions scattered along life’s otherwise pretty nice highway. You might run into a good one every long once in a while, but even then he’s usually got something wrong with him. Good women, on the other hand, are everywhere. You can pick and choose, find the best ones, start a club, and have friends for life. Walking out of La Cuillerée, Lee turned at the door and waved good-bye to Mick Draco, but I didn’t.
Lee smiled back at me. I took off my glasses and pulled myself together. Mick Draco’s a dead end. And I’m a bust at the manwoman thing. Half a lifetime of trying and failing to connect with the opposite sex for longer than a year or two can’t be discounted or called “finding myself” anymore. I’m never going to find myself, because I’m a loser. ” I interrupted Rudy to ask, out of the blue, in the middle of the crème brûlée. Everybody smiled at me fondly; Isabel glanced at my wineglass—just checking, a tolerant, motherly gesture.
Well, I would get more. The worst punishment hadn’t started yet, but it was about to. As soon as I tried to explain all this to Curtis. 4 ISABEL I’ve been reading a book by a woman who believes that, in her most recent past life, she was a Nazi sympathizer. She collaborated with the SS, she says, spied on her neighbors, and made herself rich (or rather himself rich; she’s positive she was a man in this life) by shameless war profiteering. She bases this conviction not only on past-life regression therapy, but also on the circumstances of her current life.