By Kat Martin
Less than the pert pen identify "Lady Smart," opinionated Lindsey Graham crusades for social swap between London's elite, writing for the women' gazette center to center. yet Lindsey's maximum crusade starts off while her brother Rudy, a infamous rake, is accused of murdering a string of prostitutes.Her self belief in his innocence is reinforced whilst an nameless letter arrives naming Viscount Merrick because the killer. Lindsey launches her personal research into the gentleman's questionable goals, a dicy enterprise that earns her an unwelcome bodyguard—Thor Draugr.At first, Lindsey refuses the safety of her employer's brother-in-law. they're like oil and water, but she will be able to slightly disguise her appeal to the rugged Norseman. yet an try out on her lifestyles unearths not just the lengths that somebody will visit that allows you to hinder her interference within the viscount's sordid affairs, yet that she will now not deny that she wants the warrior by way of her side.…
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Of course not. ” Not for the first time in her life, so did Lindsey. From the time she was a child, her parents never seemed to be around when she needed them. ” “Are you mad? ” “I imagine it involves digging up information. ” Aunt Dee shook her head, moving the glossy black curls on her shoulders. “I don’t know, Lindsey…. ” Aunt Dee groaned. “I am only going to ask a few questions, see what I can find out. I’ll speak to Rudy again, try to discover more about his connection to the women. Maybe I can find out where he was when the women were killed.
Rudy followed her inside the high-ceilinged, book-lined chamber and closed the door. Clamping down on a thread of worry, she turned to face him. ” Rudy took a breath, working to calm himself. ” “A constable named Bertram. ” As if his legs would no longer hold him up, Rudy sank down in one of the wooden chairs opposite the professor’s battered oak desk, leaving Lindsey standing. “He wanted to ask me some questions about this latest murder. ” “Not just information. ” The words chilled her. None of this made any sense.
I need to find out who killed those women. ” Thor’s blue eyes sharpened. ” “I’m a newspaper reporter, am I not? It is my job to dig up information. ” “You are a woman, Lindsey, whether you like it or not. ” Turning away from him, she picked up her reticule and started for the door. Thor caught her arm. ” “You are upset and worried. ” She opened her mouth to protest but already he was urging her toward the door, grabbing her cloak off the coat tree, leading her outside and down the front steps. He raised one big hand and a hansom cab jerked to a halt just a few feet away.
Heart of Courage by Kat Martin