By Jill Barnett
Simply in time for the Christmas season--four of romance's best-loved writers give a contribution undying, passionate tales created specially for this assortment! Bestselling authors Jill Barnett, Mary Jo Putney, Justine Dare, and Susan King set the pages on fireplace with love, as those beautiful tales seize the genuine spirit of this exact time of 12 months!
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Behind her, she heard a strong tread as a man strode the length of the hall. " The voice of the dark Fraser, deep and mellow, sounded. She turned to see Kenneth Fraser walking toward her. "Stay. " She gazed up into his strong, lean face, into heavily lashed eyes of brilliant, warm brown, like firelight shot through polished, dark cairngorm. Somehow all the tempting, wondrous comforts of this place seemed to gather in those deep, rich eyes. She shook her head. "I must go. " "Bliadhna Sona," he said.
Finally the laird leaned forward, his strong, handsome face lined with a frown. " Catriona nodded. "My mother took Lachlann Fraser in during a blizzard. He had been hunting and stopped at Kilernan, unable to make it back to Glenran because of the storm. My mother was still in childbed, and could have directed her men not to admit him," she continued. "He was a Fraser, and she had been recently widowed by the hand of a Fraser. But she honored the custom of Highland hospitality, which is offered to any visitor, friend or foe.
This is no affair for Frasers," Callum said. " "I cannot. I fled Kilernan a few months past, to stay in a shieling hut in the hills above Loch Garry. " "Take your troubles to your clan chief," Kenneth Fraser said. " Catriona glanced toward the shadows again. His deep voice had a soothing quality, despite his harsh words. "I sent word to the MacDonald," she said. " "Then you have his blessing to marry Parian," Kenneth said. "Do that, and you will have Kilernan. " "I do," she pointed out. " His dark eyes gleamed in the firelight.
A Stockingful of Joy by Jill Barnett