By Kerrigan Byrne
"*They're rebels, scoundrels, and blackguards-dark, speeding males at the incorrect aspect of the legislation. yet for the ladies who love them, a touch of probability basically makes the pulse speedier, within the beautiful debut historic romance The Highwayman through Kerrigan Byrne.*
Dorian Blackwell, the Blackheart of Ben extra, is a ruthless villain. Scarred and hard-hearted, Dorian is one in every of Victorian London's wealthiest, so much influential males who will cease at not anything to wreak vengeance on these who've wronged him...and will struggle to the demise to grab what he wishes. the stunning, nonetheless blameless widow Farah Leigh Mackenzie isn't any exception-and quickly Dorian whisks the gorgeous lass away to his sanctuary within the wild Highlands...
But Farah is not any one's puppet. She possesses a strong secret-one that threatens her very lifestyles. whilst being held captive through Dorian proves to be the one solution to continue Farah secure from those that might see her useless, Dorian makes Farah a scandalous proposition: marry him for defense in alternate for utilizing her mystery to assist him targeted revenge on his enemies. yet what the Blackheart of Ben extra by no means can have imagined is that Farah has phrases of her personal, igniting a tempestuous hope that consumes them either. may well or not it's that the girl he captured is the single person who can contact the black center he'd lengthy proposal dead?
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The Highwayman (Victorian Rebels, Book 1) by Kerrigan Byrne