By Rose Gordon

At nineteen John Banks comes to a decision to board a boat certain for America—oblivious of who he'll locate while he arrives.

Having grown up on a wide indigo plantation, the expressive and doubtless overdramatic, Carolina Ellis can infrequently wait to work out what the gents of Charleston may be like. yet lamentably, they weren't what she'd been hoping for. Ball after ball and dance after dance, Carolina is upset time and again.

Then she sees him...

Boston and Philadelphia held no entice John, so on a tenet from a pal, he headed south to the booming city of Charleston, South Carolina. now not desiring to develop into the guts of recognition, John turns into precisely that once he walks correct into the most important social occasion of the 12 months dressed like not anything greater than a negative drifter.

So what's a penniless guy to do while in this type of state of affairs? the single factor he can do: depend upon his humorousness to extinguish the tension.

Immediately, Carolina takes a shine to this strange guy and his both strange humor and is decided she's going to do no matter what it takes to marry him—Southern aristocracy be damned.

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He shrugged. " She smiled very brilliantly. "In other words, a poor girl won't be able to tell the noble ones from the ignoble ones, will she? Clearly her best bet is not to let any of them too close. " Secure in the knowledge that she'd put him firmly in his place, Sabrina didn't hesitate to reinforce the lesson after dinner when they moved into the crowded lounge. She politely but firmly refused his invitation to dance. "Sabrina," Jake began wearily, "you know damn well you want to dance. Why in hell are you punishing yourself?

She considered the soft command, one nail tapping on the steering wheel as she glared up at him. "You're becoming awfully bossy," she finally observed. "I've seen you drive," was all he said. "And I've seen you drive. Get in on the passenger side, Jake, or get left behind," she advised. " "Sabrina—" he began firmly. " And suddenly she did. Very much. He seemed to sense the determination in her. One brow arched quizzically as if he were considering the alternatives, and then without a word he closed her car door, paced around the hood and slid into the passenger seat.

It was a prison cell, Sabrina. A hellhole of a place in Southeast Asia. I was there for six months and I thought I was going to die there," he whispered starkly. His gray eyes burned over her as if seeking salvation. "The dying, I could have handled. " It was a prayer. "But I managed it," he went on heavily. "I refought every unarmed-combat match I'd ever been in, dissected every self-defense hold and the philosophy behind it that I'd ever learned and analyzed everything I'd ever known about willpower and energy.

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