By Sherry Thomas
"When the Duke of Lexington meets the mysterious Baroness von Seidlitz-Hardenberg on a transatlantic liner, he's involved. She’s precisely what he’s been looking for—a attractive lady who pursuits and entices him. He falls difficult and fast—and quickly proposes marriage.
And then she disappears and not using a trace…
For actually, the “baroness” is Venetia Easterbrook—a right younger widow who had her personal vengeful purposes for instigating an affair with the duke. however the plan has backfired. Venetia has fallen in love with the guy she despised—and there’s no telling what could ensue while she is ultimately unmasked…
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The nose was crimson. There were letters marked along the fuselage and the word, Promise, which they realized later was the name of the ship. "It's turning" Henry bawled, suddenly. It did turn. It banked steeply, swung around in the gale, and came back across them. This time, through glass windows, they saw two down-peering men. One of them lifted his arm and waved. The sound of the thing was intolerable. Its size was enormous. McCobb threw himself in an attitude of supplication. Henry, seeing it, did likewise.
One of them lifted his arm and waved. The sound of the thing was intolerable. Its size was enormous. McCobb threw himself in an attitude of supplication. Henry, seeing it, did likewise. Stone waved back toward the miracle that had come in the storm. The plane zoomed up into the teeth of the gale and swept back a second time. Then they saw the men again, and the one at the window first clasped his hands together and shook them. After that he nodded vigorously and then pointed toward the east. The last thing they saw was his friendly wave.
McCobb entered from the compound, He was carrying a brace of ducks. " He held them up. Stone did not look at the ducks. He banged irritably on the floor. " Stone seldom used even that initial word of profanity. "Wine! Who wouldn't drink wine? " "He'll be in soon," McCobb said. He did not mention his own worries--worries he always felt when Henry traveled alone. He passed behind Stone's back and looked at him almost pityingly. Stone was growing old--and he did not know it. Some day--the mirror would tell him irrefutably.