The Stubborn Lord

The Stubborn Lord (Dragon Lords)

by Michelle M Pillow

 

 

                       

 

                 

 

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Dragon Lords 6

Futuristic Romance

 


Repossessed...
Kendall Haven's life turns upside down when she's kidnapped off her fueling dock home by thugs claiming to have the right. Her father, the gambler, used her to cover his losses at the Larceny Casino Ship. Drugged and treated like cargo, she's sold to the highest bidder--Galaxy Brides Corporation.

Landing on a primitive planet on the far edge of the universe, she has no intention of fulfilling her father's contract--even if that contract includes marriage to a very handsome, very sexy, very intense barbarian of a man. He might be everything a woman fantasizes about, but he wants a little more than she can give.

Possession...
Lord Alek, Younger Duke of Draig, has not been lucky in finding his life mate. Resigned to a lonely life, he attends the bridal ceremony out of familial duty. Then the impossible happens--Kendall. Nothing goes according to tradition, but he can't let that dissuade him. She is his only chance at happiness, and no matter how she protests, he's not going to let her get away.


Warning: The book contains a hard-headed sexy alpha male who will win
his chosen woman at any cost and an even harder-headed woman who won't
make his task easy. Contains adult content. Must be 18 years or older to read.

 

 

 

 

 

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Dragon Lords VI:

The Stubborn Lord

By

Michelle M. Pillow

 

 

Chapter  One

X Quadrant Roaming Fueling Station

Registered Deep Space Port X-65J

“Let me free!” Kendall Haven kicked her legs, violently trying to loosen herself from the grasp of her would-be kidnappers. Though they lifted her off the ground, she’d managed to wedge her feet and hands against the metal doorframe to her office. They had tried to heft her into the corridor head first.

“What do you think you are doing? There are security cameras all over this vessel. You won’t get away with this.”

It was a lie. The security cameras were nonfunctional and she’d been unable to fix them. Well, saying they were nonfunctional was just a polite way of describing what had really happened. Her father had lost a key part to the circuitry to some traveling casino workers in a game of chance.

“Sorry, Girl One Haven, this is a legally sanctioned repossession,” said the man struggling with her feet. “If you stop resisting, we will set you down and let you walk.”

“Repossession? I’m not a blasted spaceship.” She kicked harder. The fact that the two men wore dingy-gray salvage uniforms didn’t help calm her fears. “I owe no debts!” Then, seeing her father’s pale face in the corridor, hope filled her. He wouldn’t let these crazy men attack her.

The fueling dock was her home. She’d never lived anywhere else. The large ship circled the X quadrant at regular intervals to service nearby planets when not stationed at Deep Space Port X in docking lot 65J. Even docked, she rarely left the vessel unless it was to check fuel hoses or work the occasional fueling shift when a worker skipped out on his job. The space port was nothing more than a giant docking lot filled with a variety of ships. Travelers came to her home vessel for food, lodging and fuel. That was the extent of her socializing. This was all she knew.

“You are now casino property,” the man at her head explained.

Her father swayed lightly and blinked his liquor-addled eyes as he mumbled, “I’m sorry. I’m sorry. Forgive me. I’m sorry. I thought I could win you back. It was such a good hand. I shouldn’t have been able to lose. At least I didn’t give them Margot. She’s too young. You would have told me your sister is too young.”

For a moment, Kendall froze in shock, and the two men were able to carry her through the doorway into the corridor. As they neared her father, the man at her feet reached into his pocket to hand him a slip of paper. “Here is a copy of your receipt, Debtor Haven, don’t lose it. There is no electronic copy. Thank you for turning her over. The casino will resell the property and you are liable for any remaining debt. If the property sells for more than the debt, you will be issued space credits at the Larceny Casino Ship in the extra amount minus a processing fee. This does include the virtual gaming tables if you cannot make it onboard the ship.”

Her father actually seemed to smile for the briefest of moments as he took the paper in his shaking hands.

She didn’t think, merely acted out of fear. Taking advantage of the man’s distraction, Kendall kicked. She somehow managed to free herself from the repossession workers’ grasps by twisting and jerking. Her hip hit the metal floor first and she pushed up, half-running, half-limping toward freedom. She didn’t know where she was going, or how she would get off this floating space dock, but right now that didn’t matter. She would find a place to hide until she could grab Margot and get out of here. Or until she could figure out just how much money her father had lost. There were still things of value on the ship, things she’d hidden from her father, things she didn’t want to sell but could.

One of the men growled in frustration. The sound of their footfalls never reverberated behind her. They didn’t give chase. When she neared the platform grate that would take her down a level, she glanced back. She saw the blast of a tazer seconds before feeling the jolt of electricity inside her body, burning its way down to her feet. Her lips parted to scream and she began to pitch forward. She saw the metal steps coming toward her but couldn’t make her limbs move to block the fall as the world went black.

 

 

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Release Date: Feb 2013

Word Count: 58,000

Heat Rating: 4/5

 

 

 

Series

The Barbarian Prince

The Perfect Prince

The Dark Prince

The Warrior Prince

His Highness the Duke

The Stubborn Lord

The Reluctant Lord

The Impatient Lord

 

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Michelle M Pillow

Michelle M Pillow has always had an active imagination. Ever since she can remember, she's have had a strange fascination with anything supernatural—ghosts, magical powers, and oh…vampires. What could be more alluring than being immortal, all-powerful, and eternally beautiful?

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