By Renee Bernard
** bold video games. Dangerously scrumptious outcomes. ** beautiful Eve Reynolds performs the position of a naive younger debutante, yet her demure visual appeal hides an skilled cardplayer who, at her uncle's instigation, is engaged in fleecing London aristocrats within the high-stakes card video games favorite by way of society. in simple terms London's such a lot infamous rake, Julian Clay, the Earl of Westleigh, sees via her wiles, for he acknowledges a fellow gambler whilst he sees one. Lured via the fervour in Eve's stormy eyes, so at odds together with her reserved attractiveness, Julian lays impassioned siege to her. And Eve responds with a emerging hearth of wish that leaves in the back of all good warning, till either Julian and Eve can examine not anything however the searing hours they spend in each one other's hands. yet Eve's uncle wishes her to play for the top stakes by means of creating a decent fit with a filthy rich lord...and Eve has her personal mystery explanation for following his plan. even though Julian started to play recklessly to seduce a smart younger girl, now he wishes even more from Eve, and nobody will cease him from risking every little thing on one ultimate online game that may win him Eve's center and soul ceaselessly. **
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Extra resources for A Rogue's Game (Mistress Trilogy, Book 3)
The following is only speculation: I believe Cranston was frightened. For the first time since I’d known him. For perhaps the first time in his life. Terribly frightened. The guards administered dart-gun sedation and removed Cranston to the infirmary. I requested a moment alone in the cell and approached the commode. What I saw astounds me to this day. It was a body. A tiny infant body, dead of drowning. Not a normal infant. natural. Its limbs were long and ropy and somehow primitive. The face had none of the charming cherubic qualities of a healthy baby: Instead it was flat and wizened; it seemed so atrociously old; the body of a newborn with the face of an ancient, and deformed in so many disturbing ways besides.
He is fifty but looks much older. His body has been ravaged by the sleepless nights and constant fear, the mind-numbing violence and repetitive selfmutilation. He is not the same man who worked the high steel, the same animal who murdered willowy faggots in seedy motel rooms. That man—his vigor, his rage, his savagery—is dead. All that remains is a dead soul in a sagging casement struggling through another day. ” Charlie’s starvation-wracked body hasn’t produced anything more substantial than a walnut-sized turd in years.
The metal bar now materializes from behind Harlan’s back, slices through the air in a hard downward orbit, embedding itself in Lester’s head. A sound like a shellacked egg cracking as cold iron buries into twitching gray-matter. Lester’s mouths falls open and a Vesuvius-like torrent of blood gouts around the railing’s curved side. His eyes blink, rapidly. He topples forward, bare feet rat-a-tat-tatting on the concrete. “Hey,” Harlan slaps Edward’s stubbled cheek. ” After years in the Coliseum, Edward has learned to sleep with one eye open.
A Rogue's Game (Mistress Trilogy, Book 3) by Renee Bernard