By Tamera Alexander
After an undesirable previous, Claire strives to create whatever that might final as an artist between Nashville's elite society within the 1860s.
Claire Laurent's maximum aspiration is to color anything that may carry her acclaim. but her father insists she paintings as a copyist. A forger. while she's compelled to escape her domestic, her direction collides with lawyer Sutton Monroe, who exhibits her kindness by way of no longer turning her in to experts. but if he later refuses to return to her relief, Claire fears she's sorely misjudged him. discovering herself one of the elite of Nashville society, Claire believes her dream of making an enduring influence on the earth of artwork is inside of reach--but provided that her previous continues to be hidden.
The Federal military destroyed Sutton's domestic, confiscated his land, and threatens to break his family's honor. His choice to reclaim what belongs to him unearths a fact which can price him greater than he ever imagined--as good because the girl he loves.
Set at Nashville's ancient Belmont Mansion, a gorgeous antebellum manor outfitted by way of Adelicia Acklen, a long-lasting effect is a sweeping love tale a few country mending after struggle, the redemption of these wounded, and the braveness of a guy and girl to work out themselves--and every one other--for who they are surely
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Extra info for A Lasting Impression (Belmont Mansion, Book 1)
Man. Wolf. He tasted of fire and smoke. Of peril and possibilities. Of the unknown, and the unknowable. He tasted of desire. She felt it too. Desire. Warm and sweet as heather honey, trickling through her veins. His tongue flicked along the soft skin on the inside of her mouth, then it touched hers. Sparks of feeling like the spray of the ocean. Freya’s heart bumped, fluttered, bumped. She couldn’t breathe. She didn’t want to. The scent of their arousal clung around them like a sea mist. Bittersweet, vanilla and spice.
A man with the spirit of the wolf residing inside him. He eventually learned how to master his inner beast. And he learned how—and when—to unleash its terrifying power. From this extraordinary individual evolved a race of fierce warriors, the Faol, with their chilling clan motto: Faiceallach! Tha mise an seo! Beware! For I am come! The Faol are feared and revered in equal measure throughout Scotland. Famed for their consummate skills in battle and reputed to be irresistible to mortal women, they live in uneasy symbiosis with their Highland neighbours.
Delicious,” he said, as the laces loosened allowing her breasts to spill over her stays. He loosed these too, pleasure settling weightily in his groin as he saw how tightly-budded were her nipples. He rolled his tongue around them, first one then the other. His fingers stroked down, seeking the hem of her robe. Freya had been called beautiful times without number, but never delightful, nor delicious. Eoin’s touch was making her ache with possibilities. A longing, a yearning for something she could not define consumed her.
A Lasting Impression (Belmont Mansion, Book 1) by Tamera Alexander