By Stephanie Laurens
Duty compels her to show her again on marriage. destiny drives him to guard her someway. Then love takes a hand during this conflict of craving hearts, obdurate wills, and a fit too robust to disclaim. number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Stephanie Laurens returns to rugged Scotland with a dramatic story of passionate hope and unwavering devotion.
Restless and impatient, Marcus Cynster waits for destiny to come back calling. He is familiar with his future lies within the lands surrounding his relations domestic, yet what's going to his destiny be and with whom will he proportion it?
Of one truth he feels sure: his fated bride are not Niniver Carrick. His elusive neighbor draws him mightily, but he feels pressured to guard her—even from himself. Fickle destiny, he is convinced, could by no means be so variety as to decree that Niniver might be his. the simplest he can do for them either is to prevent her.
Niniver has vowed to come back her extended family to prosperity. The epitome of fragile femininity, her smooth and airy external cloaks a obdurate will and an unflinching devotion to the folks in her care. She accepts that she can't probability marrying and wasting her grip at the clan's reins to an necessarily controlling husband. regrettably, many neighborhood males see her as their opportunity.
Soon, she's pressured to hunt support to do away with her unwelcome suitors. strong and unsafe, Marcus Cynster is ideal for the duty. Suppressing her wariness over tangling with a gentleman who so excites her passions, she appeals to him for tips along with her extraordinary problem.
Although at the start he resists, Marcus discovers that, opposite to his expectancies, his fated position is to face by means of Niniver's aspect and, eventually, to say her hand. but so that it will persuade her to be his bride, they have to plunge headlong right into a trip jam-packed with demanding situations, unexpected hazards, ardour, and craving, until eventually Niniver grasps the basic truth—that she is certainly a fit for Marcus Cynster.