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By Victoria Alexander

"Everyone understands that an Effington continuously will get her approach ... yet this time it's not likely to be easy!

Lady Elizabeth Effington easily couldn't certainly suppose the enjoyment of the Christmas season. Ten years had handed given that she had boldly declared her love for Sir Nicholas Collingsworth. He rebuffed her and got down to search his fortunes, whereas Elizabeth was once left a lady scorned. Now, she discovers in horror that the inheritance she's controlled fantastically was once by no means hers to manage. No, strength over her funds lay within the arms of the final guy she ever desires to see back: Nicholas!

But working Elizabeth's lifestyles isn't a part of Nick's plans. He's intrigued whilst he discovers that the frivolous and flighty lady he as soon as knew has become a gorgeous and able lady. Nick vows to woo — and win — her, and whereas she turns out unmoved by way of his fervent seduction, he swears he'll no longer leisure till she accepts that the majority useful present of all — the present of love.


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He pointed toward the dark forest. ” He snorted. ” He sighed and rubbed his forehead. “Och, come on then. ” “But, please, sir, I wish to be returned home. ” It was spoken with a bit too much emphasis, but she certainly hoped she would not find her husband there. ” The man sighed as if trying to maintain his patience. ” It was a question she had never been asked. Standing lost in a strange forest before a strange man, she realized how alone she truly was. She shook her head. “My uncle recently passed away and…” Her voice broke and she pressed her lips together, trying to get control of her emotions.

If she was given to those soldiers she would never get another chance to escape. The small man and her captain walked toward her. She needed to do something—fast. “Tell them I had the sudden need for privacy. I’ll go yonder across the field. Tell Captain Corbett I’ll meet him later at the church at Bewcastle. Only…” Isabelle’s eyes met Marjorie’s. ” Marjorie leaned toward her, speaking in a fierce whisper. “You are a clever girl, keep your wits and you will do well. ” Marjorie slapped the rump of Isabelle’s horse.

His voice was soft. Isabelle swallowed hard. Heat licked the back of her neck. “Y-yes, at least I was trained to treat common complaints. If the wound was still bleeding, there is a plant to help it to stop. There are herbs for almost any complaint, some to help you sleep, some to ease pain, some if you are bilious…” The Highlander raised one eyebrow at this, a slow smile creeping on his lips. Isabelle blushed, remembering too late her tendency to ramble when flustered, yet still was unable to curb her tongue.

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