Lord of Darkness

Pink Pixel Publishing
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The night Victoria Conrad runs away doesn’t turn out at all like she planned. After being accosted by two ruffians, she is rescued by the Earl of Carlisle’s coachmen and taken to his country house—only to discover she is his prisoner! The doors aren’t locked but the winter is severe, and she is prevented from walking to freedom by the snow.
 

Horribly scarred from painful injuries, Alastair Saville returned from the war a broken and lonely man, the last heir to an earldom he doesn’t want. The previous earl and his son, Alastair’s uncle and cousin, perished aboard a ship lost in the channel, but it is the wrongful death of Alastair’s beloved sister that sets his misery afire and makes him seethe for revenge.
 

Alastair kidnaps Victoria to prevent her marriage to Ellison Montgomery, heir to the Montgomery barony, whom he blames for his sister’s death. Alastair intends to bring the man to ruin through poverty and scandal, but once he has Victoria as his unwilling guest she ceases to serve as an anonymous tool in his quest for vengeance. She is vivacious, outspoken and alluring, and she brings light into Alastair’s shattered existence.

But Alastair is a dying man, and has only these last few days to enjoy her company as he dreams about life as a man whole, and what might have been.

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About the author

Though she also writes suspense and steamy fantasy romance, Ava Bradley’s favorite books to write–and read–are those of fabled yester-year. She has a special affinity for characters she can identify with; the tomboyish heroines such as Anne of Green Gables and Laura Ingalls Wilder of Little House on the Prairie. But regardless of the genre she believes every story is better if there’s a guy who gets a girl in the end. To Ava, a book without a Happily Ever After is like a house without a roof.


You can learn more about Ava and find out when her next book comes out by visiting her website http://www.avabradley.com

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Pink Pixel Publishing
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Published on
Feb 27, 2015
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Pages
280
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ISBN
9780991600328
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English
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Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Victorian
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