By Barbara Metzger
Aurora's fiance used to be speeding, well-bred--and already married! thankfully, the scoundrel's brother-in-law was firm to avoid wasting Aurora from disgrace--even if he needed to marry her himself...
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Oh, Lord," he muttered, retying the sash of his robe with an angry snap that almost ripped the fabric, "save me from sanctimonious, self-righteous sapskulls. But what, my dear, is to keep me from forcing my attentions upon you? " She shook her head, sending blond curls every which way. "No. " Of course he wouldn't. "But there are other ways of persuasion, if you will. " He was brushing her hair aside, off her face. She slapped his hand away, knowing where that could lead. "But you are too much the gentleman to take a woman against her will.
Mainwaring's speech, until he got to the part about just cause and speaking now, and oh, dear, Uncle Ptolemy was poking Lord Phelan in the ribs, to keep him still. The vicar went on, and Aurora sighed in relief. When he got to the part where Aurora had to repeat her vows, though, she could not utter the words. Likely a peppermint drop had glued her tongue to her teeth, for she could not open her mouth. The silence in the near-empty church was like a stone gargoyle, hovering. " Windham winked at her.
The earl did make sure the blackguard understood his ultimatum: if Podell ever returned to England, he would face criminal charges, a military tribunal, and Windham's Mantons. Lord Phelan offered to take charge of the prisoner until Kenyon could make arrangements in London to have the shabster shipped off. Since the wedding breakfast would have been long since spoiled, and the invited guests long since gone about their business, no one could argue with the earl's plan to cut short the nuptial celebrations.