When a formidable warrior kidnaps his ememy's bride, will she take his heart captive?
Wrongly accused of murdering his father, Drake Thornton MacDougall wanted nothing more than to strike back at his guilty, duplicitous half-brother. So he made the fiend pay by abducting his bride-to-be. But as Drake carried his captive off to a windswept Scottish isle, he soon found that vengeance wasn’t the only thing on his mind.
Lady Averyl Campbell proved herself no biddable maiden, but an alluring, strong-willed beauty who could tame his dark moods with her touch. When danger and treachery threatened to part them, Drake realized that only she could heal his tormented soul, for she had won his love...
- Original Title:His Stolen Bride (Brothers in Arms #2)
- Author:Shayla Black
- Rating:8.02 / 10
- Publisher:Published August 18th 2014 by Shelley Bradley, LLC (first published December 1st 2000)
Dawn hid stubbornly behind Yorkshire’s scarred hills, refusing to shed her light on the vicious scene below. Fires crackled as they blazed the surrounding cottages, illuminating the dark with an orange glow of dust and fog clinging to the pungent earth. The exhalations of war horses and their riders created a poof of ghostly figures in the eerie dark as the air churned with bloodlust and greed.
Cursing his treacherous Campbell enemies, Drake MacDougall turned to counter a challenge from one of his foes, his boots crunching on craggy earth. Arms tense from the long battle, he managed to wield his claidmor with a powerful swing, slicing through the morn’s thick fog—and his foe’s middle. Pulling his blade from the dead man’s side with a desperate yank, Drake whirled to another sound, conscious of the metallic tinge of blood in the cr...