By Stephanie Laurens
Unique e-book: 2004
The seven individuals of the Bastion membership have served loyally within the perilous carrier of the Crown. Now they've banded jointly to help each other via their most threatening project of all: getting married.
When Charles St. Austell returns domestic to say his name as earl, and to settle fast on an appropriate spouse to boot, he discovers that have has made him impatient of the younger girls who vie for his attention—with the exception of woman Penelope Selborne. Years in the past, Charles and Penelope's younger ardor was once consummated in an unforgettable afternoon. Charles remains to be haunted through their interlude, yet Penny refuses to have something extra to do with him.
If controlling her center used to be tricky earlier than, resisting a much better, battle-hardened Charles is easily nigh very unlikely, but Penelope has vowed she won't make a similar mistake two times, nor will she marry with no love. but if a traitorous intrigue attracts them jointly, then eventually threatens them both—will Penny realize she has a real protector in Charles, her first and in simple terms love, who now vows to make her his personal?
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Unique booklet: 1996
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I'm one of the fallen. Those angels banished with Lucifer for our rebellion. That's why I have the tattoo. " "There are some of us who have repented. We would love to go home if we were ever allowed to. Because of that and because we hunt down those of our brethren who prey on humans, we are branded with a cross. " "Cain? " "That is what they think we are doing. We are choosing to serve out our banishment in a less evil way. " "Maybe if I was a true angel, Adam. " Adam was having a hard time with the thought of her being any kind of angel.
She had seen all she needed. " Adam's face was contorted with disgust. He was breathing though his mouth, trying not to get sick from the smell. "His name is Tomas. I've been following him for years now. I've always known he was capable of this, but until now, he's never killed. " Celeste stared into the shadows surrounding them. Surprise tainted Adam's voice. " Celeste nodded. She was tuning into an angry feeling coming from the farthest corner of the lot. She headed in that direction. "Tomas has been moving about the country for years now, never stopping anywhere for very long.
They were his top lieutenants in the Demons. These were some of the most feared men on the streets, ruling with an iron fist and swift judgment. The only thing these men respected was strength. Adam had proven his ruthlessness. His punishments were severe when his rules weren't followed; because of this his men respected and feared him. Adam had created his own mythology. He made sure his background stayed a mystery. He had appeared on the streets at the age of twelve. Not even the best investigators could find anything out about him.