Shelves: contemporary-romance , harlequin-style , blind-or-deaf , multiple-author-series , someone-else-s-c-b , virgin-heroine This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. He figures he can flout the rules, take the throne and then take off to live his life. She opens his eyes to the beauty of Niroli, the potential in a relationship with his six-year-old son and a life of love Rather than a dramatic or angsty HP, this kind of lacks that emotional punch.
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She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. Read an Excerpt The kid was going to fall right over the edge. Ah, that was harder to explain. Still, even he had to admit the island had a magic quality. The air seemed softer. The sunlight seemed to make things sparkle with possibilities.
All of which immediately made him wary. And there was nothing magical about that. Meanwhile, he had to deal with Jeremy. He knew how to handle adults, both male and female. But what was he going to do with this kid? So here he was, letting Jeremy run. And the boy certainly ran. Up and down and all over the ruins, his blond hair flying in the breeze. At least he seemed interested in the ruins. That was something. Now Jeremy was balancing on the viaduct that had once brought water to the villa, a portion of which came perilously close to the edge of the cliff.
Adam frowned. He supposed he should do the parental thing and warn him about falling. Adam shook his head. What six-year-old boy laughed like that, with that wicked tone, as though he relished torturing adults? Adam started toward him. This was getting ridiculous.
The kid was going to kill himself. Damn it, get down from there right now! The shout that came from Adam seemed to rip through the walls of his chest. Shock and then sharp fear jolted through him and he began to run, cursing and praying at the same time.
Oh, God! What if? He threw himself into the ruin and began to scramble up the steep wall, heading for the spot where Jeremy had gone over the edge. The Roman bricks crumbled under his feet, making for impossible climbing, but then he gained the harder ledge and vaulted up into position.
Instead, he saw Jeremy kneeling at the feet of a slender woman, petting what looked like a golden retriever, and from his new vantage point he could see that there was a shelf, a sort of patio area, that jutted out over the sea, not far beneath him.
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