Because she's some sort of fucking saint. His concern is foremost for Eveline. So she sets out to rectify this immediately and is caught by Graeme's sister Rorie when she's trying, unsuccessfully I might add, to move her trunks to which ever room might be his. Reading about a deaf heroine is a first for me and I admired her in so many ways. It was a sexy, sweet highlander romance between enemy clans.
The end felt a little abrupt, but otherwise I never skimmed and I thought it flowed well. Complicated family drama just brushed aside in favor of this beautiful beautiful love. He swears he will possess her; she vows he will do nothing of the sort. And to be honest, I wasn't a fan of how females were portrayed, especially in the first 50%. Eveline perked up at that. I enjoy when books feature a couple, but center around the family, giving us a chance to follow the lives of the couples that came before. Why are we the ones who must sacrifice everything? She can read lips and communicate just fine.
He honestly doesn't want to take advantage, even though his instinct is to protect and care for this woman who was dropped into his life and he finds himself attracted to her beauty. It was boring and awful, and now I need to find another Scottish romance for my reading challenge since this one didn't past muster. If you are looking for a good highlander book, I really recommend this one! Instinctively, she sought out the large boulder that jutted out over the water. As intimacy deepens, he learns her secret. It was as if a herd of sheep had suddenly run roughshod through the keep.
Then this will be a hit for you, and as for those that dismiss historical romance, I suggest you give this one a whirl. Good thing Eveline was so sweet, because I would have gone postal on their asses! Modern smartphones and computers can read files of any format. Your father and his men rode with me and mine to the McHugh holding and I turned the keep upside down until I finally discovered you in a hidden room off the dungeon. He lowered her to the bed and then sat on the edge and ran his hand over the dark bruise on her jaw. She is my entire life. If either side disobeys, it will be considered high treason. I guess I'll always have that 3 Stars Overall Opinion: This wasn't quite as good as I thought it'd be.
She was starting to have a very bad feeling about just what had her family in such an uproar. As the laird's wife she should be treate Graeme Eveline Years now the Armstrong and the Montgomery clans are sworn enemies and they are fighting each other. Then he followed his finger with his own lips and kissed her, long and sweet, absorbing the sensation of being able to touch her and smell her and drink her in. The sex was actually reasonable. The action towards the end was perfectly placed and was just the right amount of time. Her gaze drifted to the man standing in front of the laird, a man who looked as though he wanted to be anywhere but here.
Getting married to a woman who is afflicted means that he will be unable to consummate the marriage and unable to have any heirs. This story has everything I love about historical highland romance. I was devastated for Eveline and the troubles and heartache she faced from her condition. Instead, he fell in love so fast, he never tried to hide it from anyone and he did all that was in his power to protect Eveline and to keep her by his side, even defying and going against his own clan when necessary. An Amazon Best Book of the Month, January 2014: If someone were to tell you that The Kept involved cross dressing. I mean, come on, what's not to love here?. The evident bearer of whatever ill tidings had been brought by the missive her father held.
He saw something in Eveline that even her family, that loved and adored her, did not see. The hope is that this will stop all of the crazy killing between the clans. This was just so friggin' sweet! But when clan rivalries and dark deeds threaten the wife he has only begun to cherish, the Scottish warrior will move heaven and earth to save the woman who has awakened his heart to the beautiful song of a rare and magical love. There are some heated love scenes, but they are few. So he goes along onto enemy land to marry a daft girl. They have some decent tension, chemistry, and scenes -- but not so much it takes away from the storyline.
He turned and stalked away from his brother, needing the distance and solitude to take in the magnitude of what had just been done to him. The winter snows had fled, chased by the warmth of longer days. Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. He was so sweet and compassionate towards the h from the start. And, the heroine, Eveline, is so amazing.