We are honored and thrilled to share with you a brand-new, exclusive, original Quickie prequel scene to The Irresistible Rogue by Valerie Bowman, which came out earlier this month.
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A hero with a scar (PhoebeChase)
Stale tea cakes (lauralee1912)
The London Docks
Approximately one year before The Irresistible Rogue begins
Ok, this was it. Daphne was going to kiss Rafe Cavendish if it was the last thing she did. Tonight. On this ship. They had only two more days before it was all over. Their mission, that is. She’d spent the last nearly two weeks with him aboard The True Love pretending to be his cabin boy, married to him, and he hadn’t made so much as one inappropriate advance on her whatsoever. It was entirely possible this mission would end without any sort of inappropriate advance being made on Rafe’s part and Daphne had made up her mind. If an inappropriate advance was going to be made, apparently she was the one who was going to make it. So be it.