Clothes that provide no access to the blade at your thigh. She was the daughter of a duke, and she would not flee from a man such as he. The Prince sat erect on a polished, elaborately carved wooden chair, with a plush footstool before him. Hero smiled up at him. But underneath the concealing warm water her limbs trembled. As if she would ever trust a murdering knave who dishonorably stabbed men in the back!
Born of Ashes - Sensual Excerpt - Chapter 6 - Caris RoaneCaris Roane
Earl reached over and lightly touched the side of her breast. She knew what the last five months had cost him and this she could give him, just a little peace of mind so that he could sleep. How can he resist his blood rose…. Her breath came in shallow pants and her body had that sweet drift of lethargy that always accompanied such a swift climax.
She groaned as he lightly swirled his finger over her bare skin. He did not refuse this invitation. Were they going to do this? Little puffs of air left her mouth.
Had he changed his mind? She had heard many stories of men who had mysteriously been killed because they had displeased or failed Richard in some way. A quick glance proved the floor and walls were made of stone, and the ceiling of dark, heavy wooden beams. Put me down at once! He was as ugly as sin. This, her last night of freedom, is to be a memory of lust that she can take with her throughout her loveless marriage. I will grant you a maid.