By Melody Thomas
An obsession that blooms into scandal
Since youth, Ryan Donally cherished Rachel Bailey, although the bright, appealing lass observed him as simply one other rowdy boy. The years pulled them aside, sporting Rachel to a spot of accountability and appreciate few ladies of her time loved . . . whereas Ryan ascended to undreamed-of heights of wealth and good fortune, and certain his center to another.
Now destiny has introduced them jointly as soon as again—and Rachel sees no longer the boy she as soon as spurned, yet a wide ranging guy she wishes. but Ryan has moved on and is unwilling to forgive, and Rachel hides a mystery disgrace that can smash every little thing she has labored for. Then, in a single second of unrestrained ardour, the partitions among them tumble, and the fee they need to pay is a wedding neither can have the funds for. yet will a sensuous hearth too-long resisted carry tragedy . . . or will it forge a wonderful and timeless love?
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She suspected he could be every bit as ruthless with her when it came to his personal and professional life as gossip implied. Yet, strangely Rachel understood Ryan’s drive to marry above his station, had always understood him since they’d been children. The Irish were not welcome into a society that held to such staunch elite segregation of cultures and faith. Ryan had battled the establishment his entire life. In return for Ryan’s wealth, Lady Gwyneth would give his daughter something that he, with all of his riches, could not, she thought with the crystal-clear knowledge that she could never offer Ryan what he so single-mindedly sought.
She threw a handful of grass and dirt at him. ” He dodged another handful of dirt and caught her wrist. Their eyes grabbed and held. If she had contemplated another unorthodox use of the dirt in her hand, she clearly thought better of it, for there was something in his gaze that convinced her he was capable of retaliation. ” he demanded. ” She jerked away, and he fell forward, barely catching himself to avoid tumbling into the water. ” He came to his feet, brushing off his hands. ” “You invite me to ﬁsh in a stream that has no ﬁsh.
She dipped into a brief curtsy. For once, Ryan was relieved to forsake pleasure for business. Flashes of blue appeared above the sprawl of tree limbs as a puff of wind carried the overhead cloud bank south. Rachel watched a pair of robins dart between banks of honeysuckle that seemed to be growing everywhere. Earlier a servant had approached and given Ryan a message. “I eated a worm once,” Mary Elizabeth said. Rachel looked down at the little girl. They sat cross-legged and barefoot on the comforter, a meal of chicken sitting between them.