Frozen with fear, Mary Ellen was unable to make a sound. Heart beating furiously, she lowered her gaze from the menacing eyes impaling her and saw a broad, powerful chest covered with wet, curling black hair
Frozen with fear, Mary Ellen was unable to make a sound. Heart beating furiously, she lowered her gaze from the menacing eyes impaling her and saw a broad, powerful chest covered with wet, curling black hair. Spellbound, she continued to slide her gaze downward, following the tiny rivulets of water dripping from the crisp chest hair onto corded ribs and a flat abdomen.
I have always enjoyed Nan Ryan's books and this is definitely one of her best. How sad when parents decide what is best for their children without listening to them. The heroine is forced into a marriage through deception and lies by her father. Clayton, whom she has always loved since childhood, is told she cares nothing for him and he leaves brokenhearted. The two never forget one another. Finally, fate brings them together again. The truth of what really happened in the past comes from a totally unexpected source.
The regimen was extremely rigorous. Rugged physical fitness began ten minutes after reveille on his first full day at the Yard. g calisthenics designed to build finely honed brawn. Clay gave it everything he had, eager to strengthen his still boyishly slim body. His introduction to the sea came on his second day. In a small boat on the Severn River, he learned the rudiments of hull, mast, boom, tiller, and sail
You Belong to my Heart reminds me a little of Gone with the Wind. She's been married for many years to Joe Ryan, a television executive.
You Belong to my Heart reminds me a little of Gone with the Wind. Fortunately, writing is something that can be done anywhere - and Nan shouldknow.
In Civil War–era Tennessee, a southern belle battles a cold-hearted, hot-blooded Union soldier in this romance from a USA Today–bestselling author. She was a pampered blue blood from a powerful southern family. He was the son of a seamstress from the mud flats south of Memphis. They were born to be enemies, but Mary Ellen Preble fell in love with Clayton Knight. On her sixteenth birthday, they consummated their passion in a night neither would ever forget. But their romantic idyll was short lived
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Known for her sensual storylines, Nan Ryan is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 25 novels. Nine of her novels have appeared as alternate selections of the Literary Guild and the Doubleday Book Club. Ryan's seventh historical romance with Mira, Duchess For a Day, will be published in February 2005. The Countess Misbehaves (Mira Books, 6/00) reached on the Waldenbooks Romance bestseller list and had a 61% NS.
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