In English Arms Author:Jodi Lynn Copeland The Gift of Myrrh by Jodi Lynn Copeland — Tavish MacBain, newly appointed Laird of Castle Wynderon, believed his biggest obstacle upon returning to Scotland would be convincing the villagers to respect a man who is half English. He realizes now just how wrong he was. The biggest obstacle he faces is keeping his distance from his brother's widow. ... more »A woman who claims she wishes him dead while ensnaring him with a burning desire each time he finds himself wrapped in her fiery embrace.
This story was previously available in the anthology Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh.
Eye of the Hawk by Annalise
Adara, a Welsh widow, must find protection for her sister who has been attacked by an English soldier. Only one man offers help ? Gavin, captain of the English guard. Adara must live under Gavin's hated hawk badge. She barters her body for his protection but cannot keep her heart untouched.
Images in an enchanted athame indicate that Adara's missing family is well. She must decide her future, whether to go west with her family or stay with a man who has shown her that the vanquished can also be victor, and the victor may be conquered.« less