By Addie Jo Ryleigh
The Duke’s Temptation (Men of condition e-book One) A Duke. A Runner. An Earl. *Three males, each one born into assorted conditions. every one struggling with to beat their very own adversity. All striving to alter their prior. * Gabriel St. James, Duke of Wesbrook, wants any birthright except being the son of a hideous guy. regrettably, Gabe is familiar with the precise second he grew to become like his father—a evening that has haunted him for seven years. Resigned to his destiny, he's unprepared while his illegitimate—and extra importantly unbeknown—young daughter seems on his London doorstep. without one to deal with her yet him. woman Elizabeth Blakely has enjoyed just one man—her brother’s longtime buddy, Gabe St. James. now not even his rakish and, in many instances, depraved habit dissuades her. but all of it turns out hopeless as he keeps to miss the girl she has develop into. while Elizabeth learns Gabe is wanting information along with his daughter, she seizes the chance. Gabe, under overjoyed with the situation—mostly as a result of his fierce wish for his top friend’s sister—has no choice yet to concede. in addition to, a extra sinister probability lurks; anyone is blackmailing Gabe together with his darkest mystery. via all of it, Gabe vows to withstand Elizabeth, regardless of how tempting. occasionally it’s larger to give up . . . **
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Even so, so have been a couple of different males within the park. basically she was once being overly apprehensive. “Dear, i believe we should always be heading again quickly. the elements seems to be worsening. ” Elizabeth pulled her inspection of the unknown guy to look on the overcast sky. rationale on Phoebe, she hadn’t spotted the sunlight were changed by way of grey, threatening clouds. They had to go back domestic sooner than it rained and the park broke out with well-dressed girls and gents attempting to flee to prevent being soaked. She checked on Phoebe, nonetheless engrossed along with her feathered pals and scurrying after a very fats poultry prior to she retreated to Jane’s aspect. Elizabeth hated to take her clear of her enjoyable, essentially the most childlike task she’d skilled in London. “Let her have 5 extra minutes,” Elizabeth decreed. secure from the duck, Phoebe picked a feather off the floor and waved it wildly within the air ahead of charging into conflict once again. Elizabeth was hoping Gabe may comply with hand over London. This was once the type of fun-loving baby she most well-liked, one who could absolutely emerge as soon as she started to thrive open air of the overcrowded urban. back, the guy through the tree diverted Elizabeth’s delight in Phoebe’s antics. She nearly brushed aside her interest as her personal foreboding whilst it ultimately struck her what seemed so misplaced. the guy wasn’t casually gazing the happenings of the park. His curiosity was once exclusively on Phoebe. the kid did seize loads of awareness, not just via being the bastard daughter of the Duke of Wesbrook but in addition via her ongoing struggle with the geese. but his absorption didn’t appear to come from idle interest. there has been anything extra to his concentration—not particularly sinister yet with extra depth than appropriate. “Aunt, have you learnt that guy? ” “Which guy? ” “The one status via the tree. ” Elizabeth gave a discreet head bob within the man’s path. “Hmmm, I can’t say I do. Why do you ask? ” “There is anything concerning the manner he's staring at Phoebe that doesn’t appear correct. ” Aunt Millie took a more in-depth examine the stranger. “He does look preoccupied with the gel yet in spite of this, most folks listed here are. I wouldn’t imagine an excessive amount of on it. he's most likely simply one other meddling not anyone attempting to garner details at the duke’s daughter. ” The unexpected visual appeal of Gabe’s groom distracted Elizabeth from answering. “My girl, His Grace has despatched the carriage for you. He didn’t wish you to be stuck within the rain. ” Elizabeth was once touched that Gabe had considered their convenience. She provided silent prayer they might go back to the home ahead of it began to rain. If now not, she may relatively stroll than experience within the carriage. yet her hopes had come too overdue, because the clouds opened and published a downpour of huge droplets. Elizabeth and her aunt jumped to their toes an identical second utter pandemonium rang out in the course of the park whilst every person began to head for protection. The horde of individuals relocating approximately got rid of her visible of Jane and Phoebe yet realizing the kid used to be along with her maid, Elizabeth involved herself with aiding her aunt assemble their issues.