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A Game of Scandal (Friends Trilogy, Book 2) by Kathryn Smith

By Kathryn Smith

"He had made an offer of marriage... to a lady who's now the main scandalous girl in London.When Gabriel Warren, the good-looking Earl of Angelwood, provided marriage to woman Lilith Mallory, he proposal his happiness used to be whole. yet then they have been, chanced on in *very* compromising conditions -- and he or she disappeared. Now, years later, Gabriel enter's a infamous London gaming membership to shockingly notice that the blameless lady he'd as soon as sought after for his bride is now its seductive proprietor.

Lilith is astonished on the sight of Gabriel, and a part of her longs to relive the times -- and nights -- spent in his palms. however the guy she as soon as enjoyed can break the livelihood she has made for herself. For Gabriel is now a robust guy, person who is set to close down her institution. but with every one contact, every one kiss, she starts off to wonder whether they can ever have a destiny -- and triumph over the scandals in their past.

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The tribe sits in a circle around Jackson Cantrell. Gregor addresses him. ” “I was imprisoned for my beliefs, brothers. ” Gregor nods. ” Every man who has ever served time has an excuse: The trial was rigged. I had a bum DA. It wasn’t me, it was the one-armed man, or the third gunman on the grassy knoll. a. Jeremy Hanson, also has an excuse: Society frowns unjustly upon cannibalism. Jeremy killed for the first time when he was just eight years old. He was playing in the sandbox when his three-year-old brother Craig struck him with a Lincoln Log.

Didn’t think so. This place is the same as any other prison, ’cept everything goes down on a higher level. In a regular super-max you can shoot your mouth off, even hit another inmate and live, because the screws are always there to break things up. Here, you hit anybody, trash-mouth anybody, you’re playing with your life. ” “What about the others? ” Charlie shrugs. “You in one, you eat. Either the sky-meat or your fellow inmates, but you eat. If not, you’re a buzzard, you pay tribute and feed off the scrap-heap.

They are stronger than us. ” “True,” Jackson says. “But when Jesus was hung on the cross, he suffered so mankind might thrive. So should it be with us—those who die shall be celebrated as heroes! ” A man stands with a crude metal club in his hands. ” A chorus of voices respond. “The time for purging has arrived, brothers! ” More men stand. They brandish metal bars and shivs and lengths of razor garrotewire. “Yes my people,” Jackson nods. “Together we can reclaim what is ours. ” He smiles, mouth a wall of serrated ivory.

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