An Edwardian Christmas Tale: Loft At 22nd Street

An Edwardian Christmas Tale: Loft At 22nd Street

by Mairi Norris
An Edwardian Christmas Tale: Loft At 22nd Street

An Edwardian Christmas Tale: Loft At 22nd Street

by Mairi Norris



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In this lighthearted Christmas tale set in 1906 America, a Society girl and her Highlander bodyguard fall unexpectedly in love.
For American-born Scotswoman Ainsley Birral, the game of marriage is a tricky proposition, one in which there are three strikes against her. Too tall, too old and modestly unconventional, she expects to live out her life as a maiden aunt. Then one autumn morning she opens her Uptown bookshop to discover an unpleasant surprise. Before she can say "skidoo", she's embroiled with a Highlander who touches her heart and stirs her senses, and whose size makes her feel - for the first time ever - deliciously small and feminine.
Brendan MacKean is hired to protect a beautiful woman threatened by an elusive killer. For this former Scotland Yard Inspector, it's a ho-hum, run-of-the-mill task - until he discovers his usual dispassionate demeanor toward his work is thrown off stride by a powerful attraction to his client. Ainsley Birral is the woman of his dreams, but is she out of reach to one whose roots are sunk deep in the back streets of Inverness?
As the busy holiday season approaches with its attendant excitements, joys and festivities, Brendan must keep Ainsley safe while they explore the passionate love building between them - and find a way to bridge the gap between their respective worlds.

***"Please note: This book is a 'sensuously sweet' historical romance. It contains adult themes and sexual tension (scenes with sensual, sometimes sizzling, overtones), but no sex."

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940150503595
Publisher: Màiri Norris
Publication date: 11/16/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 307
File size: 389 KB

About the Author

Màiri Norris lives in Hampton Roads, Virginia with her husband, a thirty year United States Coast Guard master chief retiree, and three cats. She is a US Navy vet, loves travel, especially to Scotland, and enjoys dollhouse miniatures when not writing. She is a member of Celtic Hearts Romance Writers, Beau Monde, Hearts Through History Romance Writers, Chesapeake Romance Writers, Romance Writers of America and Clan Donald, USA. A lover of history, she also loves to read (and write) historical romance.
She has three new novels in the works, For Love of the Rose, the second book in her post-Conquest Ballads of the Roses series, and Víking Shield, the second book in her Viking Brothers Saga, both scheduled for release in 2015. A third story, Lanterns In The Mist, a Colonial pre-Revolutionary War novel, may also be available in 2015.
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