It was only a ruse to get her alone.
Was he gold digging, or was it simply a ruse to spend the night?
His having moved his troops there is only a ruse; he will probably pass round to the right of the Moskva.
It was simply a ruse to keep her from exploring that path and what lay beyond.
Damian gritted his teeth, remembering how tempted he'd been by the same ruse a few nights before.
Even if the bones were discovered and it was known the drowning was a ruse, no one would have suspected you boys.
By a cleverly devised ruse he avoided General Colonna's force, which expected him on the.