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11. "Good God, what happened to ye?" Shelton dropped the bucket of water he was carrying, unmindful that it spilled across the barn floor. "I fell." Dougal picked up a brush and began to groom Poseidon. Shelton gave a silent whistle. "Fell into what? A hammer?" "Something like that."
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

12. "I plan on flirting shamelessly, so it's a good thing you'll be up here." "Flirt?" "Naturally, I have to distract him while he's playing, and what better way than with a casual flirtation?" "Distract him some other way!" "What other way?" "I don't know.You could...you could drop something on him." Red squinted thoughtfully. "Yes! Scald him with tea." "During a game? I want him to finish playing, not leap up and run from the room." "Then think of something else."
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

13. "There's no more jam to be had." "Or bread?" Dougal asked, knowing what the answer would be. "Nor bread," Angus said with a smirk. Dougal flicked his hand in the butler's direction. "Then you may go." Angus's smile faded, and he glared at Dougal until Sophia said softly, "Angus, that will be all." The buter scowled but obediently tromped from the room. "He loves me," Dougal said simply. Sophia's lips twitched. "I doubt that." "No,no,I'm certain of it.He's constantly staring at me and cannot seem to stay away.But the most telling symptom is the way he gets upset when I pay attention to another woman."
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

14. "He was going to enjoy pressing his little scheming hostess into improprieties she'd not soon forget. He didn't need a storm to make his point; he had his own powers of persuasion-and he'd use them all on her. He led her to the library, to the table holding the sherry. "Will you do the honors?" He leaned forward and added in a low voice, "Or perhaps you'd like us to do it together-your hand under mine, your fingers wrapped around the neck of the decanter as we-" Color flooded her cheeks, and she said in a breathless voice, "I will be glad to pour us some sherry-though I'm surprised you wish for some more." "It is wretched, but your cook has ruined my palate.When I return to London, I won't know good port from bad, burned meat from raw, and don't begin to talk to me about soups."
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

15. "I want this chimney to smoke worse than Lucifer's own fire. Let's add another brick to be certain. Dougal stiffened. He'd thought they were repairing the chimney, but they wanted it to smoke. What in the hell was going on?"
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

16. "Blast the man! How dare he pack his bags and ride away after all the work she'd done! Worse, how dare he do it while looking so damned appealing?"
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

17. "A woman with a voice like that should have the face of an angel, the body of a Greek sculpture, and the skills of a courtesan. Chances were, she was a haggard old crone. The hulking workman began to gather his tools. "I hope ye and yer pa know what ye're doin'. Fop or no, no man takes well to losin' his belongings." "Psht," the woman said airily. "It's not as if we plan on knocking him in the head and peeling his pockets." That was something,at least, Dougal thought grimly."
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

18. "I suppose you heard him yelling as the doctor set his leg." "I never knew there were so many rude words in the English language. Or French, German, Italian, Latin,or....there was another language I didn't quite recognize." "Greek."
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

19. "When you get to Lady Kincaid's house, don't leave until you've had a chance to talk to the man, even if you have to drag him by the ear. It may take a bit of persistence." Sophie grinned, feeling better already. "That I have in abundance."
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

20. "I am quite out of patience with him." Fiona Kincaid set her teacup on the small tray with a decided click. "Dougal's been in a horrid temper since he arrived." "I like him better this way," Fiona's handsome husband retorted. "He barely said a word over breakfast." She gave an exasperated sigh. "I'm surprised you two don't get along better, as you're very similar." Jack's flat stare made her add hastily, "In some things." "In very few things."
- Karen Hawkins, To Catch a Highlander

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