By Grace Burrowes
New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer Grace Burrowes can provide 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 develop into a stranger. Brenna is self-sufficient, useful, confident-and livid approximately Michael's lengthy absence.
Now his most vital conflict could be for her heart
Brenna is usually harm, bewildered, and uninterested in combating for the glory of these round her. Michael left her while she wanted him such a lot, after which stayed away even after the warfare 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 little thing else he holds dear.
Captive Hearts series:
The Captive (Book 1)
The Traitor (Book 2)
The Laird (Book 3)
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St. Clair was once observant, which was once what had made him such a good and feared interrogator. He used to be additionally style, a mystery the baroness had it seems that unearthed all on her personal. “Resentment is within the eyes, generally, within the silences, and the postures that talk of defeated anger that won’t die. the typical crofter has been nursing a grudge passed all the way down to him by means of his grandfather because the ’45, and your spouse is begrudged the very air she breathes. ” “Not particularly that. ” yet for a few within the village—the tavern keeper, the biddies, the shopgirl promoting hair ribbons—it was once a close to factor. “The minister pointed out that have been it now not for the generosity of ‘the castle,’ there’d be not anything within the negative field. ” St. Clair provided this informal commentary whereas learning the loch, which used to be quiet this day. an ideal, flat replicate of sky and clouds. “The selfsame minister who’d most sensible be preaching approximately forgiveness, reconciliation, and Christian charity,” Michael stated. Above them, the pennant whipped opposed to the flagpole, and in an hour, this vantage element will be cold. For now, it was once appealing, and a great position to devise a method. “You’ll take in the reason for your lady’s acceptance? ” “I’m in charge for the disrespect proven her,” Michael acknowledged, whatever he should have instructed Brenna, although she may have argued with him. “If I’d been the following, she should not have been robbed of a year’s worthy of wool proceeds. ” St. Clair hiked himself as much as take a seat at the stone parapet, as though a drop of a number of tales weren’t at his again. “My expensive spouse pointed out whatever approximately this. ” Interrogators have been speculated to be brute animals, torturers with no souls, yet St. Clair approached his calling in a different way. He prepared concerns so one was once influenced to divulge heart's contents to him. Michael had visible him do it repeatedly, and every time, had felt a feeling of sympathy for the negative bastard unburdening himself of his secrets and techniques. between whom, he might now quantity, and be pleased about the privilege. “While i used to be scampering round the mountains of southern France, taking part in nursemaid to plenty of French recruits, Brenna used to be attempting to determine her authority right here. She bargained with the retailers down in Aberdeen for the year’s wool harvest, and used to be robbed of the proceeds on her trip domestic. each crofter who ever raised a sheep has cause to resent her without end. ” “For a Scot does carry his coin very dear,” St. Clair murmured. “And his teenagers dearer,” Michael extra, simply because to all appearances, Brenna had used that cash to ship teens clear of their mom and dad. “Would you please get the hell down from there? Your baroness might take it amiss if you happen to have been to slide. ” “Somebody climbs larger than this to get yonder pennant waving within the breeze,” St. Clair stated, hopping down. “I used to climb up there,” Michael acknowledged, eyeing the flagpole. “The view is fantastic, however the slates are slick as ice while it rains. a bit like French mountainsides whilst a iciness typhoon blows via. I’m off to speak to Elspeth. ” Down within the bailey, Brenna caught the pad of her thumb in her mouth, as though she’d pricked it on a thorn.