A MAN CONTROLLED BY HIS DESIRES . . .
Infamous for his wild, sensual needs, Lazarus Huntington, Lord Caire, is searching for a savage killer in St. Giles, London's most notorious slum. Widowed Temperance Dews knows St. Giles like the back of her hand-she's spent a lifetime caring for... read more
“She inhaled. “He was a good man—a wonderful man—and I didn’t deserve him.” Lord Caire closed his eyes and for a moment seemed to have fallen asleep. Then he murmured, “I’ve never been married, but I think it would be quite awful to have to deserve one’s spouse.””Temperance & Caire
““There’s something about her,” Caire said in a low voice. “She cares for everyone about her, yet neglects herself. I want to be the one who cares for her.””Caire
“Please remember that just because love isn’t expressed doesn’t mean it isn’t felt.”Highlighted by 5 Kindle customers
“Truly. I think a man may find happiness—or discontent—no matter if he has a full belly or not.”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
“If that is true, it is very sad,” she said. “They should be happier with all their needs fulfilled.” He shook his head. “Man is a fickle, ungrateful creature, I fear.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
“Because,” he murmured, “you draw me. Because you are kind but not soft. Because when you touch me, the pain is bittersweet. Because you cradle a desperate secret to your bosom, like a viper in your arms, and don’t let go of it even asHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
“I rarely feel anything. But like the legless man, I’m unaccountably fascinated by those who can dance.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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