Daring the Duke (Lords of Intrigue, Book 2) by Anne Mallory

By Anne Mallory

Once we final observed Stephen Chalmers he used to be recuperating from the try on his lifestyles through a hoop of royal traitors. in view that then he's effectively inherited a name, yet he's but to find the identification of the mysterious rescuer accountable for saving his lifestyles. He's additionally but to find the key id of the felony he's been looking for years: an notorious thief who disappeared from the London scene years in the past, basically to come back lately and act extra overtly than ever. And although he doesn't have the thief in his clutches but, he's nearer than ever.

Orphaned and answerable for her more youthful sister, Audrey Kendrick had no selection yet to show to a lifetime of crime for you to continue to exist. It wasn't lengthy prior to the smart, appealing younger lady turned England's such a lot infamous thief. Her precise identification had by no means been came across, no longer even via Stephen Chalmers, the disarming younger Duke who had her for years.

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He rakes the rusted file across Jackson’s teeth, ruining a perfect dental record in one stroke. Jackson squeals and bucks against his captors. His mouth is aflame; it feels like a bone-saw is tracing the curve of an exposed vertebrae. Enamel dust sifts onto his tongue and coats the back of his throat. Jackson bites down convulsively and shatters his molars against the metal bit and then he’s choking, pitifully, on his own teeth-shards. Again and again, back and forth, side to side, the tool grinds.

When they run low the tribe goes hunting. ” Charlie hisses through his teeth. “Tough call, son. Can’t say there is… although there’s one place that might be safe. ” “The basement? ” Charlie waves a rag-swaddled hand around his head, as if to shoo away a fly. “This went down before my time, but I’ll tell you what I know. The first bunch of guys who came here were the worst—Christ, they were the reason this fucking place was built, right? ” “His name…her name…its name…hell, I dunno…is Lazarus. ” Charlie runs a hand over his groin.

Its lips were thin bloodless slashes between which teeth glinted in needleish points; a tongue, narrow and forked as a snake’s, protruded from its slack mouth and its breath smelled like a sick animal’s. It possessed no sexual apparatus to speak of: A smooth sexless groin, the skin pebbled like the rind of a tangerine. It looked so terribly wrong floating in the stainless steel bowl, nightmare limbs outspread.

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