By Cathy Maxwell
She was firm to marry for romance, by no means looking ahead to 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 familiar with her responsibility lies in marriage. nonetheless, whilst her father supplies 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 become aware of her heart's hope. a guy looking His Fortune yet she does not anticipate 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 deals. monitoring Lyssa down is simple adequate, convincing her to come is hard ... and never seducing her is very unlikely. And Their Scandalous Adventures quickly, Lyssa is at the event of a life-time. 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 keen to stand actual break -- and chance every little thing for the incredible ardour she unearths in Ian's robust hands. 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 was surprised he could dare to ask it. Harrell didn’t blink. ” Immediately, Ian wished he’d asked for more— but the lawyer in him knew it was too late. ” Ian thought it odd a father so anxious for the return of his daughter, a man who had all the money he could need would barter . . but then, that seemed to be the way of the very rich. ” “What? ” Harrell said, and then quickly waved his hand. “I’m jesting. Seventy-ﬁve and cattle it is. Parker, pay him and make the arrangements for the Adventures of a Scottish Heiress 25 horses and the maid.
I must read Viveka’s future. ” “Viveka” was Madame’s name for Lyssa. ” The name pleased Lyssa, and since she didn’t want anyone to know her identity until she was safe in the arms of the Davidson clan, she continued to use it. Even Abrams and Duci called her by this name. “It is late, Madame,” Abrams protested wearily. “We have a long day ahead of us on the morrow. ” “No. ” The tone in her voice brooked no argument. The hairs tingled at the back of Lyssa’s neck and she knew she wasn’t alone. Duci’s eyes widened and even Abrams appeared surprised.
But she was nothing if not her father’s daughter. ” Ian wanted to ask who else would be willing to serve as her human shield, but bit his tongue. “You took these books from the house. ” There was a beat of silence. ” “I don’t know. ” “He doesn’t want me dead,” she said with certainty. Ian wasn’t so certain. A man with a beautiful young wife didn’t need an obstinate daughter who runs away before her betrothal could be announced. ” She released a shuddering breath—a response more telling than words—and scooted a fraction of an inch closer to him.
Adventures of a Scottish Heiress by Cathy Maxwell