By Cathy Maxwell
She was firm to marry for romance, by no means waiting for that her adventures may 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 provides 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 were so satisfied. during this romantic land she's going to observe her heart's wish. a guy looking His Fortune yet she does not expect 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 bargains. monitoring Lyssa down is simple adequate, convincing her to come is tough ... and never seducing her is very unlikely. And Their Scandalous Adventures quickly, Lyssa is at the experience of an entire life. She has to sleep within the nice outside, and flee from mysterious makes an attempt on her existence. She understands she's ruined within the eyes of society, yet she is keen to stand precise spoil -- and chance every little thing for the incredible ardour she reveals in Ian's robust palms. And after they go back to civilization, the 2 needs to confront the main perilous experience of all ... admitting their unanticipated love.
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Lyssa asked. “What do you see? ” Madame raised dark, concerned eyes to her. “The cards do not speak sense,” she said, her voice full of foreboding. Lyssa reached toward the card of the woman. ” With a sharp gesture, Madame pushed Lyssa’s hand away. Then, reverently, she placed the card in a row, ﬂanked by Death and the Hanged Man. She held her palms over the cards as if they radiated some hidden power only she could divine. An owl hooted in the night. A sudden wind picked up energy and swept through the small camp, giving the ﬁre’s ﬂames new life.
She accused Charley in round tones, as if she couldn’t believe the truth. Charley shrugged. “Not really. Mother Betty has a drop of Gypsy blood in her. ” But Miss Harrell was not placated. Her anger was swift and sharp. “I should have known. ” “Some do,” Charley hedged and started backing away. ” Miss Harrell ordered. ” Ian had been called worse. “Well, it was money wasted, Miss Harrell,” he replied philosophically, “because you are returning to London with me. And, by the by, my name is Campion, Ian Campion .
Instead, all he found were books. Stacks and stacks of books. Miss Harrell’s precious books. He couldn’t stop a chuckle. Here they were, ﬁghting for their lives, and if push came to shove, he supposed they could throw books at their assailants. He’d start with the romantic novels, then all books of poetry. ” she said softly. ” He slung his knapsack on one arm. ” His answer was not what she had expected. Even in the dark, he could feel her staring at him, as if taking new measure. But she was nothing if not her father’s daughter.
Adventures of a Scottish Heiress by Cathy Maxwell