A Brother's Price by Wen Spencer

By Wen Spencer

In an international the place men are hardly born, they have turn into a commodity-traded and bought like estate. Jerin Whistler has come of age for marriage and his good-looking good points have come to the eye of the royal princesses. yet such attentions could be dangerous-especially as Jerin uncovers the darkish mysteries the royal relations is hiding.

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Each of the Prophets weighs nearly nine hundred pounds and they are roughly six and a half feet long. Multiply that by eight, and it’s quite an operation to move them. The thieves used two coal wagons and made four trips from the gun shop 48 Wen Spencer down to a waiting coal barge. ’’ Ren took up the story again. ‘‘The coal barge with the Prophets and small arms left with its load. There were two more barges waiting for the naval guns. The thieves scuttled them to foul river traffic. It gave them several hours’ start on us.

One of her guards might grab you and desert,’’ Summer said. ‘‘I’m sure the army knows where their families are located,’’ Jerin said. Summer glared at him. ’’ He drained the drippings into a cook pot and set it to boil. ‘‘Only the cre`me of military are picked for royal guard. ’’ Summer crossed her arms and gave him a level look. ’’ He stared at her, and then blushed hot. ’’ Summer glanced at the little girls around them, listening intently, and whispered, ‘‘You wouldn’t have much of a choice.

Ren frowned a moment, then shrugged. ’’ Jerin finished slicing down the ham, his hands trembling so much he had trouble controlling the sharp knife. ’’ The smile returned to Ren’s face. ’’ He looked at her, wanting her, wondering how he was going to resist her. ’’ came a call from one of the princess’s women, and the kitchen went still. ‘‘It’s Eldest! ’’ Leia’s voice followed the call. There was a general rush for the door to see their seven elder sisters return. Corelle, not surprisingly, ran to meet them, talking low and fast, making sure they heard her side of the story first.

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