By Cathy Maxwell
She was resolute to marry for romance, by no means looking ahead to that her adventures might lead her to a life of ardour. The Runaway Heiress Like many a Regency pass over, Lyssa Harrell longs for romance, yet understands her accountability lies in marriage. nonetheless, while 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 were so chuffed. during this romantic land she is going to observe her heart's hope. a guy looking His Fortune yet she does not anticipate Ian Campion. The ruggedly good-looking guy has his orders: fetch the runaway daughter domestic! Ian has a value on his head and a dire want for the gift 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 aware she's ruined within the eyes of society, yet she is prepared to stand actual smash -- and hazard every little thing for the unbelievable ardour she reveals in Ian's powerful hands. And once they go back to civilization, the 2 needs to confront the main perilous event of all ... admitting their unanticipated love.
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But I’ve no desire to see a hangman’s noose. ” “We’ve heard you are the man for such a job,” Harrell said. “And I believe you are. You are no one’s fool, and you handle yourself well. Lyssa’s maid will travel with you. ” Now Ian understood why Harrell clung to the notion his daughter had been taken against her will. He was a socially ambitious man, not only for himself but his children. Society could be harsh on runaway young women, especially heiresses with common backgrounds. Still a maid was an encumbrance.
I have a bit of a reputation for being handy with my ﬁsts, Miss Harrell, and that allows me to do as I please. And secondly, because he’s no more a Gypsy than I am. ” Miss Harrell demanded. “Charley Poet, a swindler if ever there was one. ” Ian shook his head. “She’s his sister. ” a female voice called out to him. ” Ian challenged. ” There was no answer. The color had drained from Miss Harrell’s face, but still she held on to her convictions. “I don’t believe you. I’ve been traveling with these people and Adventures of a Scottish Heiress 43 they are exactly what they say they are—Gypsies.
It is Lust,” Madame answered. The way the woman in the card sat on the manlion’s back took on a new signiﬁcance. Lyssa’s mouth went dry. Madame tapped Death. “Change is now. Here. Soon. ” Her pointed ﬁnger moved to the Hanged Man. “You are to meet your destiny. ” What was its meaning? Lyssa had to know. “You must use your powers,” Madame said. “You must take hold of the moment and ﬁnd strength. ” Lyssa tightened her grasp on the card in her hand—her future. ” “Show me,” Madame said with a grave sincerity as if she accepted all possibilities.