Never Love a Highlander (The Highlanders)
Maya Banks, the New York Times bestselling writer of romance and romantic suspense has captivated readers together with her steamy Scottish historic novels, ideal for enthusiasts of Julie Garwood. In Never Love a Highlander, the youngest McCabe brother makes use of sword and seduction to save lots of his clan—and seal his heart.
Caelen McCabe’s younger, reckless middle approximately destroyed his extended family. Now, placing relations loyalty notably else, he steps as much as marry his older brother’s jilted bride and salvage the uneasy alliance among clans. whereas appealing Rionna McDonald is a healthy spouse for any guy, Caelen trusts no lady, specially now not this candy temptress who torments him with white-hot longing.
As the sacrificial lamb in her father’s energy video game, Rionna will do her responsibility yet vows to guard her center and her satisfaction from humiliation. regardless of every little thing, notwithstanding, the warmth in Caelen’s contact melts her defenses, and he or she craves the sensual delights of a husband who guards his feelings as fiercely as his extended family. but if the last word conflict for the McCabe legacy is upon them, Rionna’s precise warrior spirit emerges. she is going to threat the wrath of her father, the fury of her enemies, and her lifestyles to turn out to Caelen that his wife’s love is simply too priceless to lose.
Rionna grew to become in shock after which surveyed all of the males who rode again from Caelen and Gannon. None of them regarded satisfied to have Caelen lead them again to their domestic. Their mouths have been set in company traces and their eyes have been offended and difficult. “ ’Tis the reality neither people sought after this marriage,” she stated. ’Twill be an adjustment for the either one of us. He by no means thought of that he’d be laird of our extended family. imagine you the way you are going to consider when you attended your brother’s marriage ceremony basically to finish up being saddled with.
stated with a nod. “Congratulations in your marriage.” there has been nonetheless a touch of guilt in his eyes, and really, she wasn’t envious. no longer of why he hadn’t married her. His falling in love with Keeley hadn’t rather controlled to banish her humiliation of being jilted, even though. She used to be engaged on it. “Thank you,” she murmured. She waited till Alaric handed her after which she entered Keeley’s chamber. Keeley lay propped on an abundance of pillows. She used to be faded and contours of fatigue etched grooves on her.
Out of the chamber, buckets in hand, as they went lower than to fetch extra scorching water. “What are you approximately, wife?” he requested while she sat him through the fireplace. She pulled at his boots as he appeared her with lazy enjoyment. “I’ve prepared for a sizzling bathtub by means of a scorching meal. ’Twill soothe your aches and hot you through.” He lifted one eyebrow as she tugged one boot freed from his foot. “What is the occasion?” She smiled and started paintings at the different boot. “ ’Tis no specific occasion.” A knock sounded and.
Good,” he gritted out. “I can’t make it last.” He thrust difficult and she or he used to be stuffed by means of his heat. He held her tightly to his groin as he pulsed inside of her sheath. Then his fingers left her hips and he pulled her opposed to his chest, his palms stroking up and down her backbone. For a number of lengthy moments he persisted his mild caresses as he softened within her. Impossibly, he wrapped one arm round her and positioned his different hand to the ground to push himself upward. He slipped from her physique as he stood, yet.
Any of it. Dread crept into his chest until eventually it pained him greater than the arrow wound in his again. It couldn’t be taking place back. He couldn’t countenance heritage repeating itself in the sort of weird and wonderful demeanour. Duncan Cameron got here up in the back of Rionna and slid a quit her shoulder. “Your spouse is the following to determine you, Caelen. Isn’t that considerate of her? She says she desires to be your executioner. What imagine you of that?” earlier than Caelen might muster a response—what may he in all probability say to that?—Cameron.