"No, he wasn't going to have his head chopped off, not if he did this properly. ...He looked at her and saw softness, a lovely gown, and shining hair, and felt like a mongrel caught digging in a bed of roses."
Pg. 213, "The Valcourt Heiress" by Catherine Coulter
Well that's my teaser for the week. What book or books did you feature in your post?