I am trying to catch up on my backlog of recent reads since I have been hiatus-ing. And it will let me catch up with my reading since I’m not reading as fast these days and it’s taking me longer to get through a book.
Synopsis ~ Duke with Benefits
You will soon embark on a quest for something very valuable, but along the way you will risk losing your greatest love.
– Madame Albinia’s Fortune for Lady Daphne Forsyth
Lady Daphne Forsyth’s boots crunched over the gravel drive leading up to the entrance of Beauchamp House as she walked behind the group of men carrying hr wounded friend.
Someone had shot Miss Ivy Wareham.
It had been the promise that the library at Beauchamp House contained the famous Cameron Riddle, which legend said would lead the one able to decode it to a treasure hidden away by the leader of Clan Cameron in the days of the last Jacobite rebellion, that led Daphne to travel south to take her place among the four Beauchamp Heiresses. [Loc 252]
“I never feel it with you,” she said softly.
Arrested by both her cryptic words and the touch of vulnerability to her tone, he turned back.
“The fear,” she continued quietly. “Whenever I meet eyes with someone, I get this…knot of fear in my stomach. Anxiety.” [Loc 1660]
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