Adventures of a Scottish Heiress by Cathy Maxwell

By Cathy Maxwell

She was firm to marry for romance, by no means looking forward to 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 aware her accountability lies in marriage. nonetheless, whilst her father grants 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 family members -- and to the citadel the place her mom as soon as have been 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 cost on his head and a dire desire for the present Lyssa's father bargains. monitoring Lyssa down is simple adequate, convincing her to come back is tough ... and never seducing her is most 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 is familiar with she's ruined within the eyes of society, yet she is keen to stand real spoil -- and threat every thing for the unbelievable ardour she unearths in Ian's powerful fingers. 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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My stepdaughter packed her favorite books with her every time she traveled. ” And Ian knew by her answer that his suspicions were correct—the viscount was Harrell’s choice for a husband, not his daughter’s. And would a spoiled, petted young woman fond of romantic novels and poetry run away rather than face a betrothal distasteful to her? Ian almost snorted his answer aloud. He could feel Mrs. Harrell studying him and knew she shared his suspicions. “Good luck, Mr. Campion,” she said and floated out of the room, Harrell watching her leave with the longing of the truly lovestruck.

I almost wish I had never asked for a reading,” she confessed. Madame leaned forward and lightly touched Lyssa’s cheek. “You can’t escape your fate, Viveka. ” Lyssa nodded, rubbing her thumb along the gilt edge of the card. It was Abrams who broke the somberness of the moment. ” he said. He rose, offering his wife a hand up as he did so. “The future can wait until the morrow. ” Madame nodded. “You are right, my son, and very wise. Come, Viveka. You will dream tonight and, in the morning, tell me every detail.

This card holds the secret of turning events to your advantage. ” Reverend Billows might claim fortune-telling was nonsense and even heresy but Lyssa felt immense relief that the cards seemed to be saying she’d made the right decision when she ran away. Smiling now, Madame flipped over the first card of Lyssa’s Present and then frowned. ” Abrams crossed himself. Lyssa did not like the picture of a grinning Adventures of a Scottish Heiress 33 skeleton that appeared to be dancing on a grave. ” “Nothing like what you fear it does,” Madame hurried to assure her.

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