By Cathy Maxwell
She was firm to marry for romance, by no means anticipating that her adventures could lead her to a life of ardour. The Runaway Heiress Like many a Regency leave out, Lyssa Harrell longs for romance, yet is familiar with her accountability lies in marriage. nonetheless, whilst her father gives you 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 relations -- and to the fortress the place her mom as soon as were so satisfied. during this romantic land she's going to realize 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 desire for the present Lyssa's father deals. monitoring Lyssa down is straightforward sufficient, convincing her to come is tough ... and never seducing her is very unlikely. And Their Scandalous Adventures quickly, Lyssa is at the event of a life-time. She has to sleep within the nice outside, and flee from mysterious makes an attempt on her lifestyles. She is aware she's ruined within the eyes of society, yet she is prepared to stand actual smash -- and danger every thing for the unbelievable ardour she reveals in Ian's powerful palms. And after they go back to civilization, the 2 needs to confront the main perilous event of all ... admitting their unanticipated love.
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I have Harrell’s daughter. ” 48 Cathy Maxwell The answer was another pistol shot, this one most deﬁnitely marked for Miss Harrell. “See? ” she insisted. “Yes,” he agreed, pushing her around the wagon. ” A third shot splintered wood at the corner close to his head. “Damn,” Ian swore. ” He shielded her with his body while pulling his pistol from his belt. “Climb in the wagon. ” He bit each word out, in no mood to argue any longer. Turning, he ﬁred his pistol toward the shots, not expecting to hit anything, but he wanted their assailants to know he was no easy mark.
I know you will,” Harrell agreed bluntly. ” He was right. Not only that, but this would be easy money. After all, how hard could it be to track down one romantic-minded heiress lugging a load of books? Not hard at all. Chapter Two Six days later R unning away was the best, most adventuresome idea Lyssa Harrell had ever had, and she was enjoying herself immensely. For the ﬁrst time in her life she was free. Here, no patronizing lords or snobbish debutantes laughed that her hems smelled of Trade when they thought she wasn’t listening or gave her the “cut” because they enjoyed feeling superior.
The smartest course she could take was to place plenty of England between herself and him . . or would he even notice her missing? He was so besotted with his “duchess,” especially now that she carried his “son,” it seemed he had little care for Lyssa anymore. Yes, she was three and twenty, and the Duchess was right, she 28 Cathy Maxwell should think about marriage—but Lyssa wanted to pick her own husband. And she missed how close she and her father used to be. His new wife had stepped in between them.