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She was firm to marry for romance, by no means watching for that her adventures might lead her to a life of ardour. The Runaway Heiress Like many a Regency omit, Lyssa Harrell longs for romance, yet is aware her responsibility lies in marriage. nonetheless, whilst her father grants 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 relatives -- and to the fort the place her mom as soon as have been so chuffed. during this romantic land she's going to observe 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 value on his head and a dire want for the present Lyssa's father bargains. monitoring Lyssa down is straightforward sufficient, convincing her to come is hard ... 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 outdoor, and flee from mysterious makes an attempt on her lifestyles. She is aware she's ruined within the eyes of society, yet she is prepared to stand precise break -- and hazard every thing for the incredible ardour she unearths in Ian's robust 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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He knew how much fear it took for her to make such an admission. “We’re not done for yet,” he promised. 52 Cathy Maxwell She nodded and they sat still for a moment, listening and waiting. She started to speak again, but he silenced her by raising his hand to her lips. Something was afoot outside. He was experiencing the tingling between his shoulder blades that usually warned him of trouble. Why his warheightened senses hadn’t picked up on the fact he was being followed, he didn’t know . . and it concerned him.

I almost wish I had never asked for a reading,” she confessed. Madame leaned forward and lightly touched Lyssa’s cheek. “You can’t escape your fate, Viveka. ” Lyssa nodded, rubbing her thumb along the gilt edge of the card. It was Abrams who broke the somberness of the moment. ” he said. He rose, offering his wife a hand up as he did so. “The future can wait until the morrow. ” Madame nodded. “You are right, my son, and very wise. Come, Viveka. You will dream tonight and, in the morning, tell me every detail.

Ian didn’t hesitate. He fired the pistol and hit his mark. Miss Harrell screamed and scrambled to Ian’s other side. The victim gave a soft grunt and fell to the ground. “One down,” Ian said with satisfaction. Outside there were shouts of alarm. Whoever 50 Cathy Maxwell thought he was easy pickings was wrong. However, now that he and Miss Harrell were in the wagon, their attackers had the upper hand. Ian didn’t like feeling trapped, but he was certain he could stave them off until morning. In daylight, the game would be different.

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