Publisher: Warner Books
“I’m not a child, Connor!” Caitlyn snapped, exasperated. “I want you to kiss me. Now. Please.”
For a moment longer, he resisted her gentle assault. Then he kissed her fiercely, as if starving for the taste of her mouth. Wrapping her arms around his neck, she clung to him as the only solid thing in a whirling universe.
“Don’t stop,” she whispered when he pulled his mouth away.
“Even if I wanted to, I could not,” he confessed. Then he was kissing her again, with increasing hunger, as his arms slid around her and he fumbled for the buttons at the back of her dress….
Disguised as a lad, Irish street waif Caitlyn O’Malley makes what could have been a deadly mistake when she tries to rob a tall, black-haired, dazzlingly handsome aristocrat on a cobbled Dublin street. Connor d’Arcy, Earl of Iveagh, is far from the English fop he appears, as Caitlyn soon discovers. Taken under Connor’s protection, conveyed to his family home in the shadows of Donoughmore Castle, Caitlyn grows up into a beautiful lady—and in the process finds herself falling madly in love with her enigmatic guardian.
Funny, heartwarming and passionate, this sweeping tale of adventure and romance by the New York Times, USA Today and Publisher’s Weekly bestselling author races from an Ireland seething with rebellion to the glittering heights of London society as Ireland’s boldest highwayman fights for his country—and to keep from falling under the spell of his own ward.