By Samantha James
He might take her as his bride...but may perhaps she provide her middle in return?
When Egan MacBain takes attractive Glenda MacKay as his bride, it seems that he is performed so for the noblest of purposes. truthfully, he has vowed ultimately to say the lady he is continually loved--yet as soon as lost--to one other guy. however the rugged Highlander is set to maintain his ardour hidden whereas he woos her along with his mild caress and depraved kisses. For he'll no longer have an unwilling spouse and should purely express his tenderness as soon as she is tamed.
Although Glenda has agreed to the wedding, she's merely performed as a way to achieve the security of Egan's identify. but this younger widow of the once-powerful extended family MacKay by no means anticipated that vows of affection would go away her lips back, nor did she think she'd ever carry any guy so expensive. yet without warning she reveals herself succumbing to the powerful, silent warrior who fills her with trepidations and a fevered, forbidden craving to meet his depraved promise of the love--and the child--she aches for within the depths of the soul.
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Extra resources for His Wicked Promise
For in truth he’d been there long enough to know that his dreams had not lied. Just before her smock had dropped into place, he’d seen her…every inch of her. She was slender, yet supple and curved, with the ripe fullness of a woman, not a young girl. To Egan, she was the most beautiful creature imaginable. Gazing at the flatness of her belly and hips, it didn’t seem possible that she’d once housed a child there. Yet it was not as she thought. He’d never have forgiven himself if anything else happened to her.
Ah, if only Glenda could say the same! His lips touched where hers had touched. And when next she drank, hers would touch where his had touched. ’Twas an intimacy she had shared with but one man…Niall. And within a very short time, 26 / Samantha James with Egan, for indeed, her thirst was not slaked. ’Twas an awareness that sent heat flooding to every pore of her skin. In one lithe move, Egan rose to his feet, then moved to drop another handful of branches on the fire. When he resumed his place beside her, her gaze had yet to leave him.
Moonlight streamed through the window. It was then Glenda saw what had made Robin go still. Egan held the point of a dagger poised against the back of his neck. “Excellent. You see the chair in the corner? ” Robin’s expression was as black as his tone. Egan shrugged. “As you so recently pointed out, it matters little. ” His voice was still pleasant, but in the deadliest kind of way. Robin must have sensed it as well, for again he complied, though not without comment. ” For an instant, Egan smiled tightly.