Is the enemy of her enemy a friendabor a beast? Lord Ashworth is scarred by a night of terror years ago that left his face in ruins and his life in shreds. He hides in Silverstone Manor, using rumors that paint him as a horrible, murdering monster to keep visitors at bay. Yet he canat shake the feeling that the rumors might be true. He tells himself itas better this way. If his memories ever resurface, at least he will be the only one hurt by them. The woman on his doorstep, however, simply refuses to fear him. Thatas not only an oddity, itas a threat to his secretaband his heart. Vivian Suttley has seen the face of evil more than once in her young life. Sheas on the run from the latest, a cruel man determined to force her to marry him. Whatever the whispers about the reclusive Ashworth, surely itas nothing compared to the bleak, violent future she leaves behind. Ashworth saved her once before, and heas her last hope for refuge. Yet she wonders if sheas truly safer at Silverstoneaor if she has just made the biggest mistake of her life.By the time hea#39;d reached the carriage, the door banged shut and the wheels lurched forward. ... Ashworth raced back to the front door and yanked on his friend. ... Not the man who saved his soul, offered to help take care of him and Harry.
|Title||:||Beauty Tempts the Beast|
|Publisher||:||Samhain Publishing - 2009-07-07|