His Dark Kiss
A Revised Version
Revised edition copyright, 2011 by Eve Silver
First edition copyright, 2006 by Eve Silver
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To travel on a day such as this was a task only for the addled or the desperate.
Allowing herself one small sigh, Emma Parrish pressed her back against the seat of the ancient coach, the hope and courage that had fueled her decision to leave Shrewsbury flagging under the onslaught of exhaustion and too many hours spent with naught for company but her own jumbled thoughts. A brutal rain battered the carriage as the high wheels dipped and lurched on the rutted road, threatening disaster.