By Sarah Gabriel
Connor MacPherson, a Highland laird became outlaw, steals a bride to honour a promise, even supposing a spouse is the very last thing he wishes. He mistakenly abducts Sophie—recently back from a French convent. fast wedded, passionately bedded and now captive, Sophie can't escape—but an old faery curse decrees that she mustn't ever fall in love. How can she escape earlier than the good-looking outlaw steals her middle to boot? Sophie's merely weapon is her saintly reputation—and quickly she makes Connor's existence hell via developing heaven round him, playing that the brigand will allow her cross simply to break out her consistent sweetness and womanly impact in his Highland lair. while Connor intentionally employs his popularity as a gloomy ruffian and a passionate lover, he turns the tables on Sophie's plans. yet as his amazing bride works her average magic on him, Connor quickly realises that he needs to guard Sophie from those that wish her for his or her personal evil ends—while holding his personal middle.
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He barked, looking over his shoulder. “Fetch the priest. ” He spoke the last in Gaelic, but she understood what he said. ” She stepped away. ” She was tempted to ask him why he wanted a priest. ” She lifted her chin. “We’ll see. Whoa—come back here,” he said as she moved away. He grabbed her arm, then drew a length of rope from inside the pouched folds of his belted plaid. ” she asked, stunned. ” “I didn’t then, and I don’t now,” she said pragmatically. ” He wrapped the rope snugly around one of her wrists, then knotted the other end around his own wrist.
He took her arm and moved forward. “Aye. ” Panic rose within her. ” He stopped. ” She lifted her chin. “I refuse to be married in there. 48 STEALING SOPHIE 49 Is the groom waiting inside? ” His ﬁngers tightened and he leaned down, his gaze intense. ” Although he had said as much before, it suddenly became far too real. Her heart slammed. ” Her voice nearly broke. “Here, on MacCarran property, as if this were sanctioned by my kin and my clan? ” She yanked back on the rope. “You have no choice. ” “The right?
But the escort party might have extracted themselves and their horses from the water by now, and collected enough wits to search the hills—providing they could ﬁnd their way in the fog. The girl rested her head on his shoulder—probably for lack of a better spot, he guessed. She felt so warm, so damn good against him, that he felt his body stir. Closing his eyes, he let himself savor the feel of a woman in his arms. It had been so long . . not so long since he had eased his desires with a woman, but since he had just held one.
Stealing Sophie by Sarah Gabriel