By Stephanie Laurens
Accountability compels her to show her again on marriage. destiny drives him to guard her by some means. Then love takes a hand during this conflict of craving hearts, obdurate wills, and a fit too strong to disclaim. number one ny occasions bestselling writer Stephanie Laurens returns to rugged Scotland with a dramatic story of passionate hope and unwavering devotion.Restless and impatient, Marcus Cynster waits for destiny to return calling. He understands his future lies within the lands surrounding his family members domestic, yet what's going to his destiny be and with whom will he proportion it?Of one truth he feels yes: his fated bride are not Niniver Carrick. His elusive neighbor draws him mightily, but he feels pressured to guard her—even from himself. Fickle destiny, he's yes, may by no means be so style as to decree that Niniver may be his. the easiest he can do for them either is to prevent her.Niniver has vowed to come back her extended family to prosperity. The epitome of fragile femininity, her soft and airy external cloaks a obdurate will and an unflinching devotion to the folk in her care. She accepts that she can't probability marrying and wasting her grip at the clan's reins to an unavoidably controlling husband. regrettably, many neighborhood males see her as their chance. quickly, she's pressured to hunt aid to cast off her unwelcome suitors. robust and hazardous, Marcus Cynster is ideal for the duty. Suppressing her wariness over tangling with a gentleman who so excites her passions, she appeals to him for counsel together with her bizarre problem.Although initially he resists, Marcus discovers that, opposite to his expectancies, his fated function is to face by means of Niniver's facet and, finally, to assert her hand. but so one can persuade her to be his bride, they have to plunge headlong right into a trip packed with demanding situations, unexpected hazards, ardour, and craving, until eventually Niniver grasps the basic truth—that she is certainly a fit for Marcus Cynster.
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He grabbed her arm. ” She wrenched free of his hold. ” ~ 32 ~ “Please. I won‟t speak. I won‟t even sit. ” Her heart lurched. “There‟s a boar? ” His smile flashed in the moonlight. “It‟s the reason I darted off the path, only to discover another. ” She gazed into the blackest shadows through which she‟d have to walk in order to return to the house. She didn‟t hear anything. She glanced back at the bench, at the duke. Reluctantly, she sat and glared at him. “Don‟t be asinine. ” He did so without uttering a word.
What does it matter, Walfort? He‟s probably not sleeping there anyway. ” Even ~ 41 ~ though Ainsley had denied it, she was more likely to believe Lady Inwood, who was closer to the gossip than anyone. Her husband‟s eyebrows lifted at that. ” He leaned forward slightly. “And that, Jayne, is precisely why he is such a good choice to get you with child. ” Obviously her husband‟s paralyzed state was extending to his brain. ” “He has extensive experience. He is sought after. He can make it pleasant for you.
His friend harbored a great deal of guilt regarding what had happened that long ago night. And well he should. ~ 40 ~ They‟d both been fools, and Ainsley knew that if he did woo Jayne into his arms, the guilt would only increase. But the truth was—and he suspected Walfort damned well knew it—for Jayne, he would damned well carry any burden. ” Her heart pounding with unbridled excitement and tears stinging her eyes, Jayne stared at her husband, still dressed, sitting proudly in his chair, in her bedchamber.