The exciting stand-alone sequel to "Maid of the Midlands" from the award-winning author of "This Time Forever" Linda Swift Wait for me... Malcolm Gray asks only one thing of Alice Wykeham when he goes to sea. But ten long years go by, and Alice's father will see her married-not to the man she loves, but to an elderly lord who is eager to claim her valuable dowry. I'm here, my love... Malcolm has been shipwrecked and severely injured. He remains in Amsterdam as he heals, then earns enough money to be able to ask for Alice's hand. Though now successful, he returns to Hull too late to claim his true love. Still, he purchases a ship chandlery and stays nearby, watching over her without detection due to his changed appearance. When Alice's younger sister, Mary, becomes pregnant and goes to Hull, Malcolm befriends her. But when Mary gives birth, Malcolm must end the charade and reveal himself when he sends for Alice-who wrongly assumes the child is his. Treachery is afoot... When Alice discovers the lord is involved in a treasonous plan to overthrow the king and has used her dowry for the cause, she must do something to avoid being caught up in his devious web herself! There can only be a tragic outcome for the Gunpowder Plot-and it could be the death of Alice, along with Malcolm, the only man she will ever love...
    Publication DateAugust 9, 2017
    Primary CategoryFiction/Romance - Historical - General

    Mistress of Huntleigh Hall

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