Merely Magic

By Patricia Rice

With exhilarating wit, sensuality, and emotion, bestselling writer Patricia Rice bargains a fascinating ancient romance. whilst a paranormal younger girl meets a depressing aristocrat in a moonlit woodland, neither desires unusual and robust love is set to alter their lives forever....

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"Simply enchanting!...passionate and powerful."-Teresa Medeiros

"Simply captivating! Patricia Rice, a grasp storyteller, weaves a spellbinding story that is passionate and powerful."-Teresa Medeiros, bestselling writer of The Bride and the Beast

"Like Julie Garwood, Patricia Rice employs depraved wit and hot sensuality to show the conflict of the sexes right into a magical romp."-Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author

Patricia Rice is:

"A great gifted author." -Romantic Times


"Fast-paced...witty."-Gothic Journal

"Captivating."-Heartland Critiques

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She’d by no means identified that a lot heated recognition, and he or she wanted time to turn into used to it. “Nothing we don’t either already know,” she responded with out considering. Drogo raised his eyebrows and waited. Ninian grimaced and straightened, attaining to set her coronet directly. “If i'll quote him at once, he acknowledged, ‘The damned earl particularly doesn’t understand what he has the following, does he? ’ yet what that has to do with whatever is past my knowing. I’ve now not met an Ives but who made any experience to me. ” “Ives? ” either Dunstan and Drogo acknowledged without delay. She glared at them impatiently. “Of path. Did you now not examine him? He’s each piece an Ives. ” She glanced at Dunstan. “And he’s even angrier than you're. ” Aunt Stella selected that second to descend upon them. “We’re to take the remainder of the rite to the church steps. The idiot won’t chance his worthy church at the lot of you from now on. Ives, in case you don’t hold greater regulate of these younger nuisances…” whereas she scolded, Ninian met Drogo’s gaze. Did he intend to head via with the rite or had he time to gain they have been marriage ceremony chaos to calamity? She watched him research her face, then drop his gaze to where the place their baby rested. His jaw tightened, and with that grim glance she used to be starting to realize, he clasped her arm over his elbow. The brawl had part torn his black cloak from his shoulder, however the gold band remained fixed round his neck. She notion he seemed extra risky than a medieval knight getting back from the Crusades. “Marrying at the church steps is way extra to my liking,” he declared, hauling her with him down the aisle and previous their expectant viewers. “Equality? ” he whispered in her ear as they moved quickly ahead. “What the hell does that suggest? ” Twenty With the doves—pigeons—dispersed and the grain already thrown, the remainder of the marriage used to be anticlimactic. As Drogo grimly repeated his vows—including the only of equality—Ninian authorised the token ring binding her to him, and preening Ives men carved swathes via flirting Malcolm adult females. As Drogo leaned over to seal his vows via kissing his bride, a sigh of happiness wafted from their female viewers, and ribald laughter and shouts erupted one of the men. Feeling like one of many beleaguered characters within the political cartoons published in information store home windows, Drogo restricted the kiss to a hugely unsatisfactory nibble. “Scotland might were better,” he muttered opposed to her lips. “Or no longer at all,” she responded sweetly. She may rather well have the suitable of that. Warily looking at the group for any signal of Twane or his men—or the mysterious guy who used to be bloody fortunate to nonetheless have a nose—Drogo eased Ninian throughout the cheering mob of well-wishers. “You don’t feel they’ll all persist with us domestic? ” he requested glumly as he assisted her into their ready carriage. He’d left a footman and a motive force status protect whereas they have been inside of, yet he ordered a last hasty inspection whereas Ninian took her seat. He didn’t worry Twane, yet his brothers have been able to unfastening carriage wheels or putting chinese language firecrackers lower than seats.

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