The heiress : Montgomery Series, Book 6. / Jude Deveraux.
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- ISBN: 9780743417396 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2001.
Jamie Montgomery, an impoverished Elizabethan knight, is elated when he is assigned to escort Axia, the Lancaster heiress, to the castle of her betrothed. If only she will fall in love with Jamie 00 as Jamie's devoted older sister predicts 00 the family's financial woes will be solved. But Axia, who has spent her life closely guarded by her father's servants, is not the shy, cossetted flower Jamie expects. She's a hoyden, hell-bent on enjoying her precious moments of liberty before her marriage to a man chosen by her remote, eccentric father. After curtly informing Jamie not to bother declaring his love for her -- as all poor, handsome men seem wont to do -- Axia makes his life a misery, sneaking off to the marketplace, nearly breaking her neck on a runaway horse, and doing everything possible to delay the trip. Though she dare not admit it, even to herself, Axia dreads being wed to a stranger. Suddenly Jamie realizes that he savors even her most barbed words life the rarest...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Pocket Books, 2001. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1145 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1965 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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