By Lara Adrian
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"Passion, hazard and slightly mysticism all come jointly brilliantly within the bewitching Dragon Chalice medieval paranormal series." --Booklist
HEART OF THE HUNTER
Dragon Chalice sequence: publication 1
Ariana of Clairmont may chance whatever to save lots of her abducted brother, a quest she is aware is fraught with peril. Her in simple terms best friend is Braedon le Chasseur, a powerful knight with a mysterious prior, whose scarred face and brooding nature masks a soul packed with ache. Ariana fears this risky guy and the secrets and techniques he strives to conceal--but Braedon's contact is natural seduction, his kiss a effective trap that tempts her right into a ardour she is powerless to resist.
Once referred to as The Hunter, now haunted by way of a gloomy legacy he struggles to disclaim, Braedon lives in an international of shadow and isolation--until he's thrust including an blameless attractiveness short of his safeguard. Embarking on a trip that may cause them to a mythical treasure, Braedon might be pressured to confront previous enemies and the lovely mystery of his real nature--or probability wasting Ariana and the single happiness he has ever identified. . . .
HEART OF THE HUNTER is the 1st ebook in an award-winning old paranormal romance sequence from ny instances and number 1 overseas bestselling writer Lara Adrian (originally released less than the pen identify Tina St. John).
Dragon Chalice sequence interpreting order:
Heart of the Hunter
Heart of the Flame
Heart of the Dove
(The whole sequence is additionally to be had as an e-book field set.)
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My assembly is with--" "Master Jacques Delavet, the previous Templar respectable on the church on the town. " Ariana whirled on him, astonished. "You met with him this morning. I observed you leaving; he watched you leave from the backyard. Delavet did not ship you the notice on the move and Scallop. in reality, i think the previous graybeard breathed his final now not lengthy once you left the Templar church. Silas wouldn't are looking to go away any free ends. " "How may possibly you recognize this? " "The similar method you suspected i discovered you. I watched, and that i listened.
A pant of panic sounded beside Draec as Arnaud rushed ahead to plead his case prior to the dispassionate countenance of his grasp. "But--but, my lord! I vow to you--I introduced you the scoop as speedy as i may! I tried--" "You failed," de Mortaine said blithely. He appeared to every of the 2 guards flanking his chair, and gave a mild nod of command. The knights moved in unison, vaulting over the desk to pounce upon the quaking Arnaud. other than they have been now not males in any respect. There, within the blink of a watch, Draec came upon himself looking at the terrible sight of 2 huge wolves, slashing and tearing in a blur of black fur and gnashing, deadly jaws.
The bag had gotten damp amid their break out from Calais; now its cryptic contents have been unfold approximately at the flooring of the cave to air out. Journals, scribblings, and varied scribed studies beckoned his realization. What accurately had Kenrick of Clairmont been documenting? What info had he exposed in regards to the mythical Dragon Chalice? Braedon recalled the parable that surrounded the Chalice and its purported origins--how the bejeweled golden cup, cast in a magical state, have been stolen by way of a mortal guy.
It is so dark," she whispered. "Take my hand. " He reached again in reassurance, clasping her arms tight in his personal because the team of them solid on. Lightless, store the move of his mother's faded shape a number of paces prior to them, the slender passage appeared to breathe hot air and the fresh mineral odor of fresh-running water. A ordinary spring, Braedon discovered a second later, listening to the trickle at the different part of the wet, slanting rock wall he along with his loose hand. Descending virtually imperceptibly, they grew to become a pointy nook and eventually observed a glimmer of sunshine on the finish of the lengthy passage.
Seizing at the second of horror because the guy gaped at his arm, mouth open, brain too surprised to scream, Braedon swung together with his blade and knocked the lifeless guy off the pier. "You're subsequent, Ferrand," he taunted in deadly calm because the Frenchman closed in on him together with his final last guy. "I bet your loss of life is lengthy late. " "I'm certain we will paintings this out, you and I," Ferrand answered, lifting his shoulders in an off-the-cuff shrug. "I don't have any want for violence. if you would like the wench, take her. " Ferrand grinned, yet even within the hazy grey mist of the day Braedon may perhaps see the flicker of worry within the Frenchman's eyes.