Quick strides saw him in his office, and he opened the drawer of his desk, reached for a piece of parchment and his pen. Sure strokes marked the paper as he scratched out his response.
I will attend Miss Forster immediately and ensure that she does not accept their offer of escort. Will report later. AF
“Give this to his lordship. No one else,” he instructed.
He didn’t know why Albemarle and Fortescue might be focusing on Miss Forster, but the primal urge to protect her had risen. The emotion was unfamiliar, yet not unsettling.
On the youngest Forster sister’s marriage, Elspeth and her middle sister Isabelle determine to use their ships for more than just business by taking the adventure of a lifetime. In India she might find a man who can teach her all the things that will keep her warm in her advancing age. But she never expected that an unscheduled stop would put her within Aeddan Fitzsimmon’s sights.
Returning from a top-secret mission, English spy, Aeddan Fitzsimmons, finds passage on the Zephyr, a vessel in the Forster fleet. From the moment he stepped aboard the statuesque redhead entices him like no other ever has. Now in India he has a new mission: keep the elegant Elspeth safe while wooing her into his bed.