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Cheer your favorite in the lively tournament in A Knight in Rusted Armor by Bambi Lynn! The hand of a fair maiden is at stake, and she's determined to stack the odds in her favor.
You'll find my snippet from The Highlander's Pirate Bride on Bambi's blog here:
Now, let's take a look at the First Kiss snippet from A Knight in Rusted Armor.
Even though she constantly reminded herself how much she did not want Thorin, she watched anxiously for his sudden appearances. Yesterday at the tournament, she had wanted to shake off Paul’s grasp and go to him as he balanced himself at the railing. She wanted to tell him she did not favor anyone other than him, tell him she felt--
She knew not how she felt. He made her smile when she wanted to claw at his face. He made her feel more than warm when she wanted to treat him with coolness. He made her tingle as much with a look as with a kiss.
“Kiss me,” she said suddenly to Paul.
Paul stopped talking immediately.
Probably a first for him, Allys thought. She lowered her eyes in a coy gesture. “Unless of course you do not want to,” she said.
* * *
Allys Stone would risk repute as a ruined woman to gain control of her life. Thorin Svenson would battle the most skilled knights in the realm to win her. Theirs is a love story of fairy tales and wild passion, a battle of wills as well as brawn.
Allys wants to choose her own husband, one who loves life and laughter as much as she does. One who considers her a partner instead of a possession. She has never had any choice but to live by her father’s decisions, and now he’s offering her as grand prize in a tournament.
Thorin must win the hand of a nobleman’s daughter to regain the wealth and position of his family. Consumed by guilt, he will risk his very life to win. Not even her attempts to sabotage his victory will get in his way.
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