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By Philippa Gregory

ISBN-10: 0743272544

ISBN-13: 9780743272544

Bristol in 1787 is booming, a urban the place strength beckons those that dare to take hazards. Josiah Cole, a small dockside dealer, is ready to gamble every thing to affix the massive avid gamers of town. yet he wishes capital and a well-connected spouse.

Marriage to Frances Scott is a at the same time handy resolution. buying and selling her social contacts for Josiah's safeguard, Frances unearths her existence and fortune depending on the decent exchange of sugar, rum, and slaves.

Into her new international comes Mehuru, as soon as a clergyman within the historical African nation of Yoruba, now a slave in England. From contrary ends of the earth, regardless of the variation in prestige, Mehuru and Frances confront one another and their want for romance and liberty.

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Or perhaps she didn’t even understand Greek. A cynical smile twisted his mouth. It was an indication of just how bad things had become between him and his father that he had no idea whether the new woman in Cyril’s life was Greek or some other nationality entirely. The last time he had known anything about any of Cyril’s mistresses, his father had been deeply involved with a woman from the village. ’ He spoke again, more firmly and clearly this time, just as she reached the far end of the pool and held onto the side, wiping the water from her face.

No—Suffolk. ’ Theo raised his glass to his lips, sipped slowly, black eyes moving to lock with grey over the top of it. His fierce, unwavering gaze held hers mesmerically. ’ She forced it from between lips that felt as if they were carved from wood. ’ Careful! Skye warned herself. One false step and he would swoop like that hunting eagle. But she didn’t want him to think he had her on the run. It might feel like that, of course—she was very definitely trapped with her back against a wall, but she was damned if she was going to run away in panic and leave the field to him.

She had forfeited the right to it in the moment that she had closed the door on that hotel room and walked away. He would never know just how hard she had found it to do that. How much she had longed to stay, but known that it was impossible. She had left a piece of her heart with him, though he would never know it. And as soon as he worked out just why she was here then he wouldn’t even want her near him, let alone keep her in his arms where she longed to be. Still supporting her with one hand, he snatched up a towel with the other and began to rub her dry.

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