The Laird (Captive Hearts)

By Grace Burrowes

New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer Grace Burrowes provides one other passionate Regency romance...

He left his bride to visit war...
After years of soldiering, Michael Brodie returns to his Highland property to discover that the bride he left at the back of has turn into a stranger. Brenna is self-sufficient, useful, confident-and livid approximately Michael's lengthy absence.

Now his most vital conflict may be for her heart
Brenna can also be damage, bewildered, and uninterested in combating for the dignity of these round her. Michael left her whilst she wanted him so much, after which stayed away even after the struggle ended. still, the younger guy who deserted her has come domestic a better, extra sufferer and honorable husband. but when she trusts Michael with the truths she's been guarding, he will need to choose from his spouse and every thing else he holds dear.

Captive Hearts series:
The Captive (Book 1)
The Traitor (Book 2)
The Laird (Book 3)

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Not anything may ease her concerns. She became so she confronted Michael within the gloom. “You can’t educate her to not wander away, to not be curious. She has a solitary nature, and also you can’t train that out of her. ” “We’ll rent a governess. ” Brenna had had a governess, or even governesses had part days, and retired to their very own chambers at evening. “That’s an pointless fee. ” “We can have the funds for it. The yearlings have been major horseflesh, and I’ve a few cash too, you recognize. ” Brenna didn't permit that glossy trap to distract her.

His expensive and liked Brenna, whom he’d left in the back of while he went off to warfare. Michael marched over to the biddies hunched over their tea alongside the a ways wall, like a couple of broody hens unwilling to depart their nesting containers. “Ladies, Brenna proposal it's possible you'll get pleasure from a summer time ale. She’s ever so thoughtful, is our Brenna. for instance, she insisted the trainer be introduced out for woman St. Clair’s use, understanding how constrained a woman’s power could be while she’s traveled a long way in a undeniable situation. ” He thunked the 2 smaller mugs down at the desk, while he’d particularly have upended them and smashed the crockery.

Boots are for wintry weather, and that i don’t sneak. ” Michael knew that—about the boots—but he’d forgotten it. whilst each penny counted, anything as pricey as a couple of trainers shouldn’t be wasted on summer time climate. infantrymen have been both protecting in their sneakers, and a regiment’s cobbler used to be by no means allowed to volunteer for the main harmful missions. “A guy who’s operating round horses has to put on his boots at any time when he’s within the stables. I don’t care what Herman says, or Angus, or your personal father. I’m the laird, and those are my stables.

Which association had labored correctly for years, yet Michael’s go back could disillusioned that stability besides. “You mustn’t fret,” cook dinner acknowledged, patting Brenna’s hand. “Master Michael’s a canny lad, and he understands occasions were tough. You question me, he picked a terrible time to head a-soldiering. now not sufficient the damned English needs to run off each crofter within the Highlands, yet they have to ship our boys away to make battle within the King’s identify too. ” “You can’t blame the English for a crofter figuring out lifestyles within the New global holds extra promise than an unending succession of Highland winters.

I would like to like you,” Brenna stated, skirting an outright announcement just like the coward she used to be. “It’s a stunning afternoon, and that i intend to make love with my husband. ” while a sluggish depraved smile lit Michael’s good points, Brenna knew she used to be borrowing pleasure opposed to the day while fact intruded like a blight on a wedding that are meant to have taken root years in the past, and blossomed through now with many young children and plenty of shared thoughts. “I wish that too, Brenna Maureen,” Michael stated, tugging on the laces of his boots.

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