Harry Morant canít take his eyes off
the woman in the rain. Sheís wet and muddy, and the most
fascinating woman he has ever seen. Not knowing why, he
gives her his favorite hat and gloves to protect her from
the rain before she disappears. She fills his mind even as
his aunt searches for a wife for him.
Nell Freymore only wants to get home.
Everything will be all right once she gets there and she can
start looking for her baby daughter. Except that when she
gets there everything is not okay. Her father has
lost their home in a card game. And now Nell is homeless and
alone. The kindness of a stranger went a long way to sooth
her bruised spirit.
Their paths cross again when Harry
wants to buy the home her father lost. Nell is amazed that
the man with the grey eyes wants to buy her house. Out of
the blue Harry asks Nell to marry him, to the surprise of
them both. And she refuses him though she doesnít want to.
She will be companion to a widowed lady going to London. She
can stand the way Mrs. Beasley treats her if it means
finding her baby.
Nell is the only choice for Harry but
she canít let him ruin things. She has plans for after she
finds Torie and he is not a part of them. No matter how
persistent he is. Harry wants Nell with every breathe in
his body but how will he feel about her when he hears the
The second in the Devil Riderís series, His Captive
Lady is better than Iíd expected it to be. I used to
read every historical I could get my hands on then somehow I
strayed. I do believe I have been lured back. I love the
interactions between Harry and Nell. Nell turns Harryís
brain to mush when heís around her. I laughed at his
surprise when he asked her to marry him. He didnít even see
it coming. Nell has to learn to trust this man who is so
different from anyone she has ever known. A definite feel