To Capture a Duke's Heart(117)By: Jennifer McNare
“Not since then?” he remarked in surprise. “Surely that cannot be true.”
Hiding her smile against his hair, she emitted a woeful sigh. “Alas, I’m afraid that it is.”
“Well in that case,” he said, his voice taking on a low, seductive timbre, “perhaps we should put our son to bed, for I shall most definitely need to devote the remainder of the evening to making amends for such a grievous oversight.”
“Yes, I think perhaps we should,” Penny agreed, feeling an intoxicating shiver of desire race along the length of her spine. Then, lifting the baby from Gabriel’s arms, she carried him across the room, placing a soft, feather-light kiss upon his cheek before laying him gently within his bassinet.
“Sweet dreams, my love,” she whispered, as she gazed down lovingly upon their son, Ariel Edward Charles Ashcroft, the newest and most cherished addition to the Ashcroft Angels.