A Woman's Innocence by Gayle Callen

By Gayle Callen

Within the ultimate instalment of Gayle Callen's interesting Spies and enthusiasts trilogy, a mad–dash look for fact brings jointly an not likely pair – a girl accused of treason, and the fellow who convicted her... Now that he eventually has the notorious traitor, Julia Reed, in penitentiary, you will imagine English agent Samuel Sherryngton will be happy to determine justice served. yet conditions will not be constantly what they seem like, and the evidence aren't including up. quickly Sam has doubts over her guilt which, after all, has not anything to do with the appeal for Julia he is been combating opposed to for thus a long time. no longer prepared to determine her carried out for a criminal offense she would possibly not have dedicated, Sam defies the legislation of britain and breaks Julia out of penitentiary. What before everything all started as a seek to discover facts convicting Julia quick becomes a quest to turn out her innocence. Can this daring and rushing pair notice the reality and nonetheless make time for love?

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After everything that he and his fellow sol­ diers had done to her, how could he expect it to be easy for her to even pretend she liked him? He slid his arms beneath her cloak and gathered her against him. He was wider than she remem­ bered, hard with the muscle of a soldier. “Relax,” he whispered, pressing a kiss to her cheek. “The secret is to think like a prostitute, to become her. Such a woman wouldn’t care about those men below. ” That got her attention, and she angrily lifted her face to his.

Somehow, he liked me for who I was, the ex­ periences I’d had,” she continued. ” But she gave him a glance that said they both knew the truth. “Even if he doesn’t, the rest of his family will. ” He should ask if she loved Kelthorpe; it was on the tip of his tongue, but he just couldn’t say it, and certainly didn’t want to hear the answer. She remained silent. Sam pulled her back more comfortably on his chest. “So if your brother received money from 54 GAYLE CALLEN the Russians, he would need to hide it.

But she hadn’t been wanted for treason then, hadn’t had an ex­ 32 GAYLE CALLEN ecution lying in wait for her. A single mistake now would be deadly. She let herself brush languidly against Sam as he haggled with the barkeep over money. His hand slid from her hip down over her backside, all while he kept talking. It had been a long time since she’d allowed a man such familiarity. She’d wanted to be a different person, a better person—and instead she’d just been broken out of jail and was now posing as a prostitute.

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