“Angelica rolled the wedding band between her finger and thumb. "It's terrifying, to be on the verge of finally getting what you want.” >>>
A Spy in the House
“For several moments, Mary couldn't hear anything over the violent pounding of her pulse.” >>>
The Traitor in the Tunnel
“He smiled. "I suppose I thought we'd have a madly impractical, terrifyingly modern sort of marriage. One based on love. Not to mention dangerous undertakings and hair's-breadth escapes from burning buildings, high ledges and exploding sewers."
"Always that, yes."
"Assuming I want to marry at all."
"True. I know of no good way of forcing you to do anything."
"And you're mad enough to think it could work - one day?"
He cupped her face in his hands. His smile was so brilliant it seemed to illuminate the room. "I think it would be heaven."
She trembled, then. "You have a very strange idea of heaven."
"Kiss me and see.” >>>
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