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Welcome back for another week of First Kiss snippets! Today I'm hosting the lovely Barbara Bettis with lines from her book, The Lady of the Forest.
You'll find my First Kiss snippet from The Highlander's Pirate Bride on her blog here: www.barbarabettis.com
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Henry and Kate's attraction is growing, but their duties threaten to keep them apart. What will he risk for Kate's kiss?
Damn me for a fool. Knowing it for a bad decision, he closed the tiny space between them.
Her lips opened slightly in surprise, seating his own mouth perfectly. Soft, pliable, warm.
Desire shot through him, so intense it caught his breath. And then he breathed with her, his tongue tracing the arc of her upper lip, the plump cushion of her lower one.
She shivered, because of the cooling night or in response to the kiss, he didn’t know. Her breasts flattened against him, and even through the layers of clothing, he felt her nipples harden. He vowed her heart thundered in time with his.
He must pursue his enemy; she must protect her people. Can their love survive the duties that drive them apart?
When her elderly husband dies, Lady Katherine fakes her own death and disappears into the forest with others escaping the brutish new lord. Determined to protect her people, she knocks the wrong man senseless. But Lord Henry isn’t an enemy, he’s the brother of her childhood friend. Although his tender confidence tempts her, she’s bound by duty.
Henry of Chauvere has found the one lady he wants for his own, never mind she’s tied him hand and foot. When he learns the king has ordered her to wed Stonehill’s ruthless new master, he insists Kate seek haven with his sister. But she won’t desert her friends. Henry vows to solve her problem, provided he catches a traitor before the threat from Kate's past catches her.
When a daring rescue compels Henry and Kate to join forces, their attraction grows into love. If only duty didn’t drive them apart.
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3/15/2021 08:25:09 am
Thanks for hosting be today, Cathy. Happy Medieval Monday and Happy Ides of March ;)
3/15/2021 09:12:39 am
It's always a pleasure having you on the blog, Barbara! Have a wonderful week!
3/15/2021 08:39:29 am
Yaaay! I love this First Kiss! This is such a wonderful book! Happy Medieval Monday, Barb and Cathy!
3/15/2021 09:13:18 am
Happy Medieval Monday, Anastasia!
3/15/2021 08:51:29 am
This is a beautiful first kiss, Barbara. Wishing you and Cathy a beautiful week, too!
3/15/2021 09:13:46 am
Thank you, Judith! Glad you stopped by!
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