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A warm welcome to Sherry Ewing as she showcases a snippet from her hero and heroine's first meeting in her book If My Heart Could See You.
I'm on her blog here with snippet number 5 from The Highlander's Welsh Bride.
If My Heart Could See You
When you’re enemies, does love have a fighting chance?
For Amiria of Berwyck, defeat does not come easily as she watches her home and clan being
ripped asunder. When the very enemy who has laid siege to her home demands her fealty, she
will do whatever it takes to protect her people including a hastily concocted ruse that quickly
begins to unravel. All too soon, she starts to question whether she can forgive herself for
betraying those she has sworn to protect.
Dristan of Blackmore, champion knight of King Henry II, has a reputation to uphold as the
Devil’s Dragon. After his invading army conquers Berwyck castle, he sets out to manage the
newly claimed estate by training its knights in the art of proper defense. At first, everything
appears as it should be, or is it? Betrayed by those he believed he could trust, he must first set
aside his anger before he can make room in his heart for love.
Together they are tied by an unspoken bond. As they begin to rebuild the land and unite their
people, forces beyond their control attempt to tear apart their fragile truce and only time will tell
if love will forever bring them together.
* * *
Merciful heavens, what was she to do? His words hung in the air between them, and her
consciousness frantically screamed to find an answer to give him and quickly! Yet, no rebuttal
came to her frozen mind as Amiria stood there in total indecisiveness. She knew she could not
allow him to get too close on the off chance he might recognize her, even though her face was
clean from the grime and mud usually gracing it these days. ’Twas the words he uttered,
haunting her as he had spoken them to her once afore, although she was now in a different guise.
“Somehow, I do not think giving you my name would be in my best interest, my lord,” she said
quietly and took but an instant more to gaze at him afore her eyes became downcast. Her mind
was racing, thinking of only how to escape the predicament she now found herself in with no
horse to hasten her journey.
Dristan gave a soft chuckle at her words. “Mayhap not, but ’twould please me to know it just the
“It matters not to me if you are pleased, so I will keep it unto myself I think,” she retorted
* * *
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