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Lachlann has been injured. Will Ethne's care lead to something neither expected?
An 11th-century highlander must deceive a lovely woman living among outcasts in order to save his priory, but it’s his heart that’s truly at stake…
Lachlann watched her, her eyes on her work, not noticing him looking at her.
“But aye, the bleeding had stopped, and I was able to secure the poultice. That is the pain ye feel in yer side.”
Wetting her mouth with a swipe of her tongue, she rubbed her lips together. When she let out a long, slow breath, his discomfort was quickly forgotten.
He studied her, the quickened breath and mesmerizing motion. “And how long will I have this pain?”
Hidden secrets could tear them apart as fast as their passion drove them together
On the Moray coast in Scotland…
Ethne’s genuine and caring nature makes her invaluable to her brother as his son’s caretaker, but he and his wife treat her as little more than their servant. When she learns their tribal leader would use her chaste status for his own purposes, Ethne plans to escape and reluctantly accepts the help of Lachlann—a handsome pilgrim she only just met at the local faire.
Despite her independent spirit, Ethne feels drawn to Lachlann. Her instincts say his intentions are honorable, but can she trust him with her heart?
Raised by his godfather with few clues to his family’s past, Lachlann values his freedom and the brotherhood of his highlander kin. Disguised as a pilgrim on a mission for the priory, he encounters Ethne, a warm, intelligent maiden whose courage in the face of a loveless marriage awakens an intense need to protect her.
Unfortunately, Ethne is one of the very people he must deceive to explore the cave system containing clues to the lost treasure he seeks. But he cannot abandon her to an uncertain fate—or deny the simmering tension between them.
With religious prejudice running high and both of them facing tests of loyalty, Lachlann and Ethne may realize the only way to fight for their futures is to surrender... to each other.
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3/1/2021 07:45:40 am
Things are definitely heating up! A lovely snippet, Ashley. Happy Medieval Monday!
3/2/2021 01:04:01 pm
Thank you, Judith. You bet they are ;)
Ruth A. Casie
3/1/2021 10:09:23 am
This is a great scene. Happy Medieval Monday!
3/2/2021 01:04:35 pm
I loved writing this scene! Thanks, Ruth.
3/1/2021 01:53:46 pm
I love this beautiful couple! They so deserve a First Kiss! Happy Medieval Monday, Ashley and Cathy!
3/2/2021 01:05:13 pm
I'm so glad, Anastasia. Happy Medieval Monday!
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