By Karen Marie Moning
He might promote his warrior soul to own her. . . .
An fascinating laird...
He used to be recognized during the nation as Hawk, mythical predator of the battlefield and the boudoir. No lady may possibly refuse his contact, yet no girl 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, totally 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 ideal lips for the infamous laird, yet Hawk swore she may whisper his identify with wish, begging for the fervour he longed to ignite inside of her. now not even the obstacles of time and area may retain 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 selection to maintain her via his part. . . .
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Red Comyn shouted at the soldier. "'Twas a bit of a problem in North Uster. The Hawk had to ride out in haste, but he hasna forsaken his pledge. " The soldier delivered his rehearsed message. " Lord Comyn roared. Then he turned to the man at Adrienne's side. " "Grimm Roderick, Hawk's captain of the guard. I come to wed your daughter as his proxy" "A pox on proxy! " "It's perfectly legal. " Adrienne couldn't prevent the joy that leapt into her face at his words. This man wasn't her husband! " he asked, smiling mockingly, not missing one ounce of her relief.
Slap! How had the man managed to hit her before she could so much as blink? As he stood quivering with rage above her, he said, "The next blows won't be to your face, bitch, for the gown won't cover there. But there are ways to hit that hurt the most, and leave no mark. " Adrienne was silent and obedient through all the things he told her then. His message was plain. If she was silent and obedient, she would stay alive. Dream or no dream, the blows hurt here, and she had a feeling that dying might just hurt here too.
Adrienne asked wryly. " "His conquests are legion. " Adrienne blinked. "Wonderful. A materialistic, unfaithfill, beautiful playboy of a self-indulged, inconsiderate man with a bad memory. And he's all mine. " she wondered aloud. Twice, she brooded privately. Lisbelle looked at her curiously. "But the rumors tell he is a magnificent lover and most comely to look upon, milady. " Methinks you don't understand this world, Janet Comyn. Perhaps he was right. " "Although, I hear tell one of his women tried to kill him recently.
Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning