Merciless businessman Ciro D'Angelo knows an opportunity when he sees it--and Lily Scot's vulnerable sweetness and old-fashioned values are exactly what he needs in a wife. She's the complete opposite to the red-taloned gold diggers that relentlessly pursue him.
But on their wedding night, Ciro realizes that Lily isn't quite the pure bride he's expected. Did her virtuous facade hide a fortune hunter as shameless as the rest? It seems their marriage is over before it's begun, yet once you're a D'Angelo wife--there's no turning back....
Take a trip to Spindle Cove in New York Times bestselling author Tessa Dare's gorgeous and sexy Regency romance
Beautiful and elegant, Miss Diana Highwood is destined to marry a wealthy, well-placed nobleman. At least that's what her mother has loudly declared to everyone in Spindle Cove.
But Diana's not excited by dukes and lords. The only man who makes her heart pound is the village blacksmith, Aaron Dawes. By birth and fortune, they couldn't be more wrong for each other . . . but during stolen, steamy moments in the smithy, his strong hands feel so right.
Is their love forged strong enough to last, or are they just playing with fire?
This book is about a horse named Black Beauty and the time he spent with his mother and what she taught him. He is then sold to Squire Gordon who loves animals and is known for treating them very well. He enjoys time there but later is sold to Earlshall Park where life is painful. Black Beauty gets hurt and keeps on being sold from this point on and keeps being treated badly. At the end he is sold one last time and reconnects to a former trainer who makes sure he lives out the rest of his day in peace. Sewell sold the novel to local publisher Jarrolds on 24 November 1877, when she was 57 years of age. Although it is now considered a children's classic, she originally wrote it for those who worked with horses. She said "a special aim was to induce kindness, sympathy, and an understanding treatment of horses."