By Karen Marie Moning
He may promote his warrior soul to own her. . . .
An eye-catching laird...
He used to be identified through the state as Hawk, mythical predator of the battlefield and the boudoir. No lady may refuse his contact, yet no lady ever stirred his heart—until a vengeful fairy tumbled Adrienne de Simone out of modern day Seattle and into medieval Scotland. Captive in a century now not her personal, solely too daring, too outspoken, she was once an impossible to resist problem to the sixteenth-century rogue. Coerced right into a marriage with Hawk, Adrienne vowed to maintain him at arm's length—but his candy seduction performed havoc along with her resolve.
A prisoner in time...
She had an ideal "no" on her excellent lips for the infamous laird, yet Hawk swore she might whisper his identify with wish, begging for the fervour he longed to ignite inside of her. now not even the limitations of time and house could hold him from profitable her love. regardless of her uncertainty approximately following the promptings of her personal passionate center, Adrienne's reservations have been no fit for Hawk's choice to maintain her via his aspect. . . .
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And all the while a soft mantra hummed through the back of her mind. This cannot be happening. This is not possible. This cannot be happening. Yet in the forefront of her mind, realist that she was, she understood that the words can't and impossible had no bearing when the impossible was indeed happening. Unless she woke up soon from a nightmarish and vivid dream, she was in Scotland, the was year 1513, and she was indeed getting married. " "Hush! She is Janet! " Adrienne asked softly. She wasn't surprised when the mouths of a half-dozen maids clamped shut and they turned their complete attention to dressing her in stalwart silence.
Adrienne flinched and closed her eyes in kind. Please God, if I've gone mad, please make me sane again. And if I haven't gone mad and somehow this is really happeningI'm sorry I wasn't grateful for the twentieth century. I'm sorry I did what I did to Eberhard. I'm sorry for everything, and I promise I'll be a better person if you just GET ME OUT OF HERE! When she opened her eyes again she could have sworn the man of the cloth had a knowing and rather amused gleam in his eye. "Help me," she mouthed silently.
The smithy released her. And that very big, beautiful man facing herthe legendary Hawkwas glaring like Odin preparing to zap her with a thunderbolt. She snorted. "Don't glare at me. " Adrienne started pacing. If she really was Janet, how would Janet have felt? How terrible to be wed away like a piece of property and then be treated so shabbily by the new in-laws! "I spend two miserable soggy days on the back of a nag and does it ever stop raining in this godawful place? Two days it took us to get here!
Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning