Welcome to Medieval Monday Blog Hop! We're on week eleven of our theme of First Kiss, and I'm thrilled to host a new medieval author in our group. My guest today is the lovely Sophia Nye! She's sharing a snippet from her wonderful medieval romance, A Highland Autumn, Seasons of Scotland, Book 1.
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If you're following along with my snippets from Magnar, hop on over to Sophia's blog here!
Snippet from A Highland Autumn
She tasted just as sweet as she looked. Desire welled up from deep inside, where he had long kept it buried to protect his heart. At first he brushed his lips over hers. He had every intention of giving her a tender kiss, a simple kiss. Mayhap even a good-bye kiss. That was until she started kissing him back.
Her breath caught in her throat. He thought for a moment that she might pull away, retreat from his unexpected expression of desire. But true to her nature, she dove right into the fire.
See last week’s snippet on Ashley York’s blog: https://www.ashleyyorkauthor.com/blog-old
Follow along next week on Barbara Bettis’s blog: http://www.barbarabettis.com/index.php/blog/
When a fiery, red-haired Englishwoman falls for the laird’s charming, off-limits son, their passion ignites a fire that threatens to engulf the clan.
Ronan Calder, eldest son of Clan Calder's laird, is going to stay as far away from marriage as he can get. After losing his mother and beloved sister during childbirth, Ronan knows there is no way he could ever inflict such a fate upon any woman. Things get a little complicated when he meets the enchanting new scholar and mistakes her for his future bride.
Adelina Matheson has every intention of becoming the first female scholar at Oxford, and the quick wit to prove it. The only thing she's missing is permission to attend lectures. When the masters challenge Adelina to serve as advisor to a Highland laird in exchange for entry, she is left with little choice. She agrees to the challenge - surely she can manage such a simple task to prove herself.
Except that once Adelina arrives at Calder Keep, she realizes that nothing about her task is simple. She must battle her alarming attraction to the laird's handsome son while enduring the laird’s beastly temper. The only other Englishwoman is also her competition for Ronan's affection, and the entire clan is under threat of attack at the upcoming Samhain celebration. Can Ronan and Adelina put aside their personal troubles and save Clan Calder, or will they doom the entire clan?