By Cathy Maxwell
She was firm to marry for romance, by no means watching for that her adventures could lead her to a life of ardour. The Runaway Heiress Like many a Regency omit, Lyssa Harrell longs for romance, yet is familiar with her responsibility 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 relatives -- and to the fortress the place her mom as soon as have been so chuffed. during this romantic land she is going to notice 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 cost on his head and a dire want for the present Lyssa's father bargains. monitoring Lyssa down is straightforward sufficient, convincing her to come is hard ... and never seducing her is most unlikely. And Their Scandalous Adventures quickly, Lyssa is at the event of a life-time. She has to sleep within the nice open air, and flee from mysterious makes an attempt on her lifestyles. She is familiar with she's ruined within the eyes of society, yet she is keen to stand real damage -- and danger every little thing for the unbelievable ardour she reveals in Ian's robust palms. And once they go back to civilization, the 2 needs to confront the main perilous experience of all ... admitting their unanticipated love.
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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. Nor did anyone compare her to an elegant, beautiful stepmother who had completely supplanted Lyssa in her father’s life.
We were only being what you wanted us to be,” Charley said sympathetically. “And you had a good time. But now, Campion’s right. You should go home and marry that viscount your papa wants you to marry. ” Adventures of a Scottish Heiress 45 Her answer was to turn to Ian and, cool as you please, say, “I will pay you twice what my father offered to take me to Amleth Hall on the Firth of Lorne. ” Ian questioned with amusement. ” “And what of proprieties? ” She made an impatient sound. “We can go to the inn and pick up the maid you brought along if you wish .
He shook his head. ” “Not Lyssa. Her books were her companions,” his wife answered. She looked to Ian. “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.
Adventures of a Scottish Heiress by Cathy Maxwell