Medieval Monday. Meet Mary Morgan’s Villain

Are you enjoying the new style Medieval Monday?  I’m loving sharing the posts and following them around.  This week’s excerpt comes from  Dragon Knight’s Shield by Mary Morgan

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Angus MacKay, leader of the Dragon Knights, failed his brothers and his clan upon the death of his sister. Now he must fight the darkness of despair tempting his soul. Back on Scottish soil, he comes face to face with Deirdre who can wield a sword as mightily as his warriors, and takes her captive. Yet, with each passing day, the fire dragon inside him roars to claim the one woman fate has destined for him. 

Famed mystery writer, Deirdre Flanagan, is unprepared for the next chapter in her life. On a vacation to Scotland, she steps through the mists and enters into a skirmish alongside a Highlander. However, the fight has only begun, and now she must battle Angus as well as evil in order to claim the love of this Dragon Knight.

Will their love be powerful enough to shield them from danger, or burn them to ashes? 

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“Raise the portcullis!” Angus’s order did not allow for any argument.

Releasing his brother, he walked to the entrance. Hearing the grate of steel being lifted, Angus let the fire dance along his fingers. Fear clawed at man and dragon as he waited for the monster to show himself.

In moments, Angus, horrified, watched Lachlan walk through the portcullis, clutching Deirdre’s bloodied arm while holding a blade to her back. She stumbled forward, and he pulled her back by her braid. His heart slammed inside his chest and it took all of Angus’s strength not to bring out the fire dragon. Blind rage filled him as the man’s laughter echoed all around him.

Follow along next week by checking out Jenna Jaxon’s blog with  excerpt #4 https://jennajaxon.wordpress.com/ and remember to come back here to see who I’m hosting next week.

 

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Elisabeth’s writing career began when she entered her first novel into Harlequin’s So You Think You Can Write contest in 2013 and finished in third place. She was offered a two-book contract and hasn’t looked back. Since then she has published six Medieval romances with Harlequin Mills & Boon and doesn’t have any plans to stop! Elisabeth works as a Primary teacher but she’d rather be writing full time because unlike five year olds, her characters generally do what she tells them. When she isn’t writing, she spends most of her spare time reading and is a pro at cooking one-handed while holding a book. She loves historical fiction and has a fondness for dark haired, bearded heroes. Elisabeth enjoys skiing, singing, and exploring tourist attractions with her family. Her children are resigned to spending their weekends visiting the past. She loves hot and sour soup and ginger mojitos - but not at the same time! She lives in Cheshire with her husband, two children and two cats with ridiculous names because the car broke down there in 1999 and she never left. You can find Elisabeth on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ElisabethHobbes?ref=hl and Twitter https://twitter.com/ElisabethHobbes

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