By Samantha James
A Promise Given The proud head of his Highland extended family, Ian MacGregor has back, cloaked in secrets and techniques, to where the place he spent many carefree years, so one can marry Margaret Kincaid--the lowlands lass to whom he has been betrothed when you consider that his early life. however it is the wild lively and hauntingly appealing Sabrina Kincaid who catches Ian's eye. And while Margaret mysteriously vanishes, he willingly accepts Sabrina as his bride in her sister's stead. A Promise saved Dutybound to honor her father's want, Sabrina reluctantly consents to wed the rugged chieftain--though she fears the rumors of Ian's darkish previous. . .and the whispers that now blame him for Margaret's disappearance. yet her sensuous soul bids her to pay no heed to her doubts and distrust, and to put up as a substitute to the searing passions that burn inside of her. For Ian's stirring but gentle caress speaks of a noble, mild middle. And if peril is Sabrina's destiny, so be it--for she is set to profit the truths that may set them either unfastened and hold them aloft jointly at the wings of incomparable love.
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Edna’s words tolled anew through Sabrina’s mind. “Do you know, ’twas said you were a fearsome giant! ” He laughed, damn him—he laughed! “Ah, lass, but you tempt me greatly to prove you wrong. I cannot help but wonder why you ever regard me as if I am the most dire of enemies. ” His tone had softened, turned cajoling. Despite all, she knew he was right. At times there had been an unspoken bond between them, for neither had known the gentle love or warm security of their mothers. Sabrina’s had been ripped from her at birth—a fact her father never let her forget, while Ian had lost his mother to sickness at a very young age.
She strived for an airy tone but was not at all certain she succeeded. He regarded her, his dark head tipped slightly to the side, as if in query. “Do you truly believe the Comyns belong on the throne? ” Rebellion? Oh, but it was not true! All her life she A Promise Given / 51 had sought to please Papa. A pang swept through her. But alas, she could not…. So how was she to answer? In truth, what she knew of Robert the Bruce and the Comyns, she’d heard from Jamie. Unlike her father, he did not think her so feebleminded that she could not understand the turmoil of the times.
Twas there that her father stood between Ian and the man she surmised was his cousin Alasdair. Sabrina’s eyes widened. Her father was not a small man, neither in girth nor height, yet he seemed nearly dwarfed by the two Highlanders; they towered over him, making him appear small, almost feeble. Beside her, Margaret had glided to a halt. Lifting her pointed chin, she cleared her throat. ’Twas all that was needed to divert the attention of the three men. Margaret smiled and inclined her head in silent greeting.
A Promise Given by Samantha James