Three Nights with a Scoundrel (Stud Club #3)

Three Nights with a Scoundrel (Stud Club #3)


Genres: Romance

Status: Full

Updated date: 20:43:13 12/08/2022

Description "Three Nights with a Scoundrel (Stud Club #3)"

Chapter One London, October 1817 Lily awoke to a rough shake on her arm. A searing ball of light hovered before her face. She winced, and the light quickly receded. With caution, she opened her eyes. Blinking furiously, Lily strained to make out the lamp-bearer’s identity. It was Holling, the housekeeper. Good Lord. She bolted upright in bed. Something dreadful had occurred. The servants would never shake her awake unless it was a matter of extreme urgency. She pressed a hand to her throat. “What is it?” Yellow lamplight illuminated an apologetic face. “Downstairs, my lady. You’re needed downstairs at once. Begging your pardon.” With a nod of assent, Lily rose from bed. She shoved her toes into night-chilled slippers and accepted assistance in donning a violet silk wrap. Her sense of dread only mounted as she descended the stairs. And the feeling was all too familiar. Nearly five months had passed since the last time she’d been summoned downstairs in the dark. No one had needed to wake her then; she’d been unable to sleep for an insistent sense of foreboding. Her fears were confirmed when she opened the door to find gentlemen crowding her doorstep—three men with nothing in common save their membership in the Stud Club, an exclusive horse-breeding society her brother Leo had founded. They were the