***Warning! This is a hotter than usual teaser***
Her alluring image burned his ragged brain. Staring at rough wood overhead, he recalled quelling memories, anything to replace the fine picture she made.
Swimming in icy water…hunting muskox…falling…
From the upcoming book
To Find a Viking Treasure
His boot nudged her foot. “You could purchase your freedom.”
Freedom’s whisper had grown stronger after Hakan offered the reward. What Brand said aloud changed a distant possibility…
“Please. Take me home,” she murmured.
Home. Pallinsburn. The two were one and the same in her heart.
Lord Bowles wrapped one arm around her and held her tight. “Whatever happens, I’ll take care of you.”
No sooner had she bared herself to Lord Bowles, gave him the chance to escape their arrangement, when the cottage door opened.
“Riders coming. Two of them,” Mr. Beckworth bellowed from below.
“I’m on my way,” he…
“Does humor shade everything you do?”
“Just about.” He moved off the tree and leaned the axe against the barn. “Life’s better that way. Why frown when you can smile?”
A breeze stirred. Loose blonde strands floated…
Genevieve pushed away his hand, a half-hearted effort if he’d ever seen one.
She curled her fingers over her mouth, trying to hide her smile. “You’re not listening to me, milord.”
“I’m helpless here with you in…
A Teaser Tuesday snippet... Where Lord Bowles backpedals, Georgian style
From book 3 in the Midnight Meetings series (coming in 2016) by Gina Conkle
“What you said about my hips tonight…about my being well-fed was rude.”