To Catch a Highlander (The MacLean Curse Series)
In this hot romantic event, a bold Highland lass performs a high-stakes video game to maintain the house she loves...but finally ends up wasting her middle instead.
while her father gambles away the kinfolk property to darkly risky Lord Dougal MacLean, Sophia MacFarlane is set to take advantage of her wiles to regain it. pressured to stake the only factor she has left -- her advantage -- she desperately hopes her ability can restrict her losses to some kisses...no subject how hotly tempting Dougal seems to be.
Dougal MacLean is familiar with that Sophia has a few trick up her sleeve, yet he cannot withstand the problem -- or her ravishing attractiveness. So whilst she proposes a card online game with most unique stakes, Dougal is thrilled to simply accept. yet because the online game ends, Dougal and Sophia observe they have wagered whatever much more worthy -- their hearts.
“No,” she again easily. “Because my father back yet a part an hour in the past, and I’m frightened he’ll be overdue for dinner.” “I see. And the following I had hopes that you simply may have overlooked me.” She despatched him a dismissive smile. “I observed you no longer 3 hours ago.” Dougal knew a set-down whilst he heard one, even though it was once infrequent he was once at the receiving finish. It was once an uncongenial sensation. “Yes, i used to be brooding about a sleep, then…” He shrugged and glanced away. He didn’t need to wait lengthy. “Oh, expensive! The bed.
Down the horrid flavor. Gasping, she glared with watery, accusing eyes at MacLean. He appeared to not have spotted something, too busy scraping the ground of his bowl, as though afraid a few succulent tidbit may have escaped him. discovering not anything extra, he positioned his spoon at the desk and sat again, wiping his mouth along with his serviette. “That was once the simplest soup I’ve ever been served. i feel I’ll have more.” “More? Are you…are you certain?” “I’m positive.” not able to think her ears, Sophia put her.
Grin. He’d been feted and petted, fawned upon and sought out, yet formerly, not anyone had long past to such lengths to fleece him. Dougal couldn’t glance clear of Sophia. He knew his personal worthy; girls had paid consciousness to him for therefore lengthy that he took it without any consideration. He’d dallied and toyed, taken and loved. yet by no means, in all of his years, had he so wanted any girl as he did this one. The irony of it was once that she wanted him, too—but just for the contents of his pocket. Dougal didn’t recognize no matter if to.
imagine it's going to smoke, and badly.” leave out? Then she wasn’t a servant. “I don’t understand, Angus,” the lady responded, her cultured, silky voice at odds with the man’s tough state tones. “I wish this chimney to smoke worse than Lucifer’s personal fireplace. Let’s upload one other brick to be certain.” Dougal stiffened. He’d inspiration they have been repairing the chimney, yet they sought after it to smoke. What within the hell was once occurring? the girl rubbed her neck with a gloved hand, black ash smearing her epidermis. “Goodness, I’m.
tooth, his eyes twinkling lazily. “Then we will need to do with no him.” “So we will. i guess you should see the home now?” He gave an detached go searching that set her the teeth on area, prior to turning his gaze again to her. “Later, might be. For now, I’d really converse with you.” “Oh?” She inwardly winced on the squeak in her voice. She used to be no longer a lady to rattle simply, but there has been anything heady and unsafe approximately this guy, whatever sensually deadly. “I needs to admit that I by no means.