By Cathy Maxwell
She was firm to marry for romance, by no means looking ahead to that her adventures could lead her to a life of ardour. The Runaway Heiress Like many a Regency leave out, Lyssa Harrell longs for romance, yet understands her responsibility lies in marriage. nonetheless, whilst her father offers her hand to a dissolute yet well-connected lord, she does the unthinkable ... she flees to Scotland. to not Gretna eco-friendly, yet to her kin -- and to the fort the place her mom as soon as were so satisfied. during this romantic land she's going to become aware of her heart's hope. a guy looking His Fortune yet she does not expect Ian Campion. The ruggedly good-looking guy has his orders: fetch the runaway daughter domestic! Ian has a cost on his head and a dire want for the gift Lyssa's father deals. monitoring Lyssa down is straightforward sufficient, convincing her to come back is tough ... and never seducing her is very unlikely. And Their Scandalous Adventures quickly, Lyssa is at the experience of an entire life. She has to sleep within the nice open air, and flee from mysterious makes an attempt on her existence. She is aware she's ruined within the eyes of society, yet she is keen to stand actual destroy -- and threat every thing for the incredible ardour she unearths in Ian's powerful palms. And once they go back to civilization, the 2 needs to confront the main perilous experience of all ... admitting their unanticipated love.
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She said the words in earnest and yet they sounded strange, because, for a moment, it had been the Knight that had frightened Lyssa. Her uncertainties dissipating, Lyssa laughed at her own gullibility. Neither Reverend Billows nor her father would be pleased. Madame rose. Duci gathered the cards while her husband put away the folding chair and the reading table. No one seemed to notice that Lyssa 38 Cathy Maxwell still had the Knight of Swords. She stole a look at it and then turned to secretly tuck it into her bodice— And that is when he appeared.
Come, Viveka. You will dream tonight and, in the morning, tell me every detail. ” “I don’t know if I’ll be able to sleep,” Lyssa answered. “Keep the card close,” Duci advised. ” She said the words in earnest and yet they sounded strange, because, for a moment, it had been the Knight that had frightened Lyssa. Her uncertainties dissipating, Lyssa laughed at her own gullibility. Neither Reverend Billows nor her father would be pleased. Madame rose. Duci gathered the cards while her husband put away the folding chair and the reading table.
It was the voice of command. Lyssa lifted her chin, all too aware that her knees were shaking. ” The stranger smiled, the expression one of grim satisfaction. “I’m from your father. ” Chapter Three I an was well pleased with himself. His entrance had been perfect—especially his waiting until after the card-reading mumbo jumbo. At the sight of him, the self-named “Gypsies” turned tail and scattered off into the woods. They knew the game was over. But best of all, the headstrong Miss Harrell stared up at him as if he were the devil incarnate.
Adventures of a Scottish Heiress by Cathy Maxwell