By Patricia Cabot
"Dr. Reilly Stanton, 8th Marquis of Stillworth, needs to mend his injured delight via proving himself a hero -- and never a drunken wastrel, as his former fiancée claimed. opposed to all sane recommendation, the Londoner takes a clinical publish in a tiny fishing village at the distant Isle of Skye -- and is confident that he can deal with the primitive stipulations, horrendous Highland climate, and rampant disorder. yet pass over Brenna Donnegal is one other topic entirely....
Try as he may well, Reilly can't forget about the toweringly tall girl with flaming chestnut locks and an both fiery will. She has stuffed her father's former position because the neighborhood general practitioner, and is greater than pissed off to discover the urbane Dr. Stanton taking on her paintings and her father's cottage. through reasonable capacity or foul, she's going to provide the usurper his comeuppance. yet what starts as a sparking tug-of-war among proud hearts quickly flames to a passionate fire...
*Critically acclaimed writer Patricia Cabot supplies an exquisitely hot and witty novel of affection set opposed to the dramatic backdrop of Scotland's significant Isle of Skye.*
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Brenna recalled that her father’s best cases—the gouged-out eyes and splintered noses—tended to fall upon Sundays, in general the results of powerful drink after (and occasionally in the course of) church …. She used to be cautious to shut the door to her father’s research in the back of her, yet she didn't lock it. Her new-found unravel to direct all scientific emergencies to Dr. Stanton may, she was hoping, permit her to come to her table in a question of mins. but if she opened the door to her cottage, she came upon no longer a white-faced baby, panting for omit Brenna to come back speedy, Mam had broke Pa’s face back, yet Dr. Reilly Stanton himself, having a look quite dapper in black night put on. His expression, while his gaze fell upon her brown homespun, was once whatever to behold. “Oh,” he stated, taking a look plenty stunned. “You aren’t really prepared but, then? good, i will be able to wait. ” And he strolled during the doorway, hat in hand, and sank down on the eating desk as though it have been the main typical factor to do on the earth. Brenna, nonetheless status together with her hand upon the door latch, became to examine him in astonishment. She had no longer, it was once precise, noticeable Reilly Stanton because the day prior to, while she’d been to go to Hamish who used to be nonetheless improving less than the doctor’s supervision within the dispensary, yet that was once under no circumstances this kind of colossal expanse of time that she must have thoroughly forgotten a deliberate engagement …. relatively person who looked as if it would contain, as she may possibly see off within the gloaming simply past the burn, a horse and carriage. “I’m sorry,” Brenna stated, whilst she’d accrued her wits sufficient to talk. “But did now we have plans of a few variety this night? ” Reilly, who’d been stroking Sorcha at the back of the ear, regarded up in shock. “I should still say so. Lord Glendenning’s having us over for a night social gathering. ” “An night celebration? ” She shook her head bemusedly. “He invited you, too? ” Reilly replied to this with raised eyebrows. “Well, certain. I admit that 3 is a crowd, yet I fairly notion you’d be happy. I don’t think if I’m there, he’ll be capable of renew his, er, extra amorous targets …. ” “No,” Brenna stated, ultimate the door distractedly. “I believe no longer. in basic terms I can’t aid pondering … good, it’s simply so in contrast to him, i assume I don’t understand what to imagine. ” “What’s to consider? ” Reilly stretched out his legs in order that he may leisure his heels at the seat of the chair around the desk from his. “It’s a unfastened meal and rumored to be a good one. He’s allow move of that horrid prepare dinner of his for the night and had Mrs. Murphy arise to the citadel specifically for us. I comprehend her a lot acclaimed stewed rabbit is at the menu, let alone baked oysters, capons, a turbot with lobster sauce—” Brenna, her eyebrows nonetheless greatly raised, interrupted, “You appear to recognize quite a lot approximately it. ” Reilly shrugged. “Well, dwelling as with reference to The Tortured Hare as I do, one can’t support listening to issues. and that i, for one, am ready to take pleasure in an evening out. Mrs. MacGregor’s sitting with Hamish, who's, as I’m definite you believe you studied the day prior to this in the course of your stopover at to him, mending well.