By Maya Banks
Maya Banks, the New York Times bestselling writer of romance and romantic suspense has captivated readers along with her steamy Scottish ancient novels, excellent for enthusiasts of Julie Garwood. In mattress with a Highlander is the beginning of a beguiling trilogy that includes 3 unforgettable brothers risking every little thing to avoid wasting their extended family and their legacy—and to give up their hearts to love.
Ewan McCabe, the eldest, is a warrior made up our minds to conquer his enemy. Now, with the time ripe for conflict, his males are prepared and Ewan is poised to take again what's his—until a blue-eyed, raven-haired temptress is thrust upon him. Mairin could be the salvation of Ewan’s extended family, yet for a guy who desires simply of revenge, concerns of the center are unusual territory to conquer.
The illegitimate daughter of the king, Mairin possesses prized estate that has made her a pawn—and cautious of affection. Her worst fears are learned whilst she is rescued from peril in basic terms to be pressured into marriage via her charismatic and commanding savior, Ewan McCabe. yet her allure to her ruggedly robust new husband makes her crave his strangely delicate contact; her physique comes alive below his sensual mastery. And as battle attracts close to, Mairin’s power, spirit, and keenness problem Ewan to overcome his demons—and embody a love that suggests greater than revenge and land.
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Caelen rolled his eyes. “I imagine he’ll comprehend this time. ” “Well, I don’t,” she stated crossly. “It isn’t good. not anyone should still see me in mattress other than the laird. are you aware what I informed him? ” Ewan raised one eyebrow. “Perhaps ’tis most sensible in case you maintain such issues to your self, lass. ” She neglected him and rambled on. “I instructed him that he was once unskilled at loving. I don’t imagine he used to be proud of that assertion. ” regardless of Ewan’s glare, Caelen burst into laughter. “Oh, it isn’t well mannered to snort at your laird,” Mairin acknowledged in a solemn voice. “Besides, ’tis no longer actual. i used to be fairly mistaken. ” Ewan moved a hand to hide her mouth so she wouldn’t blurt out the rest in her drunken kingdom. “I imagine you’ve stated sufficient. ” He missed Caelen’s amused glance and signaled that he was once able to commence. Caelen grimaced, and anything remarkably like sympathy flashed in his eyes while Mairin jumped on the first prick of the needle. A whimper escaped from Mairin whilst he set the second one sew. “Hurry,” she whispered. “I will, lass, i'm going to. ” In conflict his hand by no means shook. It remained regular round the sword. It had by no means failed him. now not as soon as. but right here, doing one of these sure bet as environment needle to pores and skin, he needed to name on each piece of his regulate to maintain his palms designated. by the point he tightened the ultimate sew, Mairin shook uncontrollably underneath his hand. Caelen’s palms have been white from the strain he exerted on her shoulder, and Ewan was once certain she’d put on bruises. “Let her go,” Ewan stated in a quiet voice. “I’m entire. ” Caelen published her shoulder and Ewan waved him from the chamber. After Caelen closed the door at the back of him, Ewan reached all the way down to contact Mairin’s cheek basically to discover it rainy with tears. “I’m sorry, lass. I’m sorry it used to be essential to damage you. ” She opened her tightly closed eyes, and tears shimmered within the blue depths. “It didn’t damage overly a lot. ” She used to be mendacity yet he felt a surge of delight at her bravado. “Why don’t you get a few leisure now? I’ll have Maddie deliver you a tisane for the discomfort. ” “Thank you, Ewan,” she whispered. He leaned down and brushed a kiss throughout her forehead. He waited until eventually she’d closed her eyes sooner than he sponsored away and retreated from the chamber. open air the door, his demeanor speedily replaced from caretaker to warrior. He went looking for Maddie first and gave her directions to not depart Mairin’s bedside. Then he came across Cormac, Diormid, and Gannon within the courtyard wondering his males. “Have you stumbled on whatever but? ” he requested. “We nonetheless have the vast majority of the lads to query, Laird. It’ll take a few time,” Gannon acknowledged. “There have been many males training archery, yet not anyone can account for the errant shot. ” “This is unacceptable. an individual struck girl McCabe no matter if by chance or cause. i need that guy. ” He grew to become to Diormid. “Were you no longer supervising the archery? are you able to now not account to your males? ” Diormid bowed his head. “Aye, Laird, I take complete accountability. each lower than me could be wondered at size. i'll locate the fellow accountable. ” Ewan shook his head grimly. “I don't have the youngsters of this preserve unprotected.