The Spitfire Author:Bertrice Small The year is 1483. Lady Arabella Grey, young cousin of England's King Richard III, possesses a striking beauty and willful spirit that promise to challenge any man. Too innocent to know that even the most handsome face can hide a blackguard's heart, she glories in her betrothal to Sir Jasper Keane, protector of Greyfaire Keep, her ancestral home... more » on the treacherous Scottish border.
But as she speaks her wedding vows, the Scottsman Tavis Stewart, Earl of Dunmor, strides masterfully into the church, demanding his due for Jasper Keane's murder of Stewart's sister. Bold and brash, he spirits Arabella over the border as his hostage, never anticipating that she might fire his fury as easily as she inflames his desire.
Irresistibly, deliciously, Arabella surrenders to her enemy--well aware that the greed of their warring lands threatens all she holds dear and that there may be only one way to get what is rightfully hers...« less