Tomorrow is the release day! One final excerpt...
Under These Restless Skies will be released on February 20, and every day until then, I'll be posting a small excerpt. You can check out the book's blog here, including more excerpts and information on the Tudor historical characters in the story, and the legend of the selkies on which the story is based.
She flew into his arms so fast she knocked him backward onto the bed. Kisses rained over his face, his lips, and she squeezed him so hard he thought he heard his ribs creak. But he wasn’t going to complain as she kissed him until he was dazed and breathless.
“Oh, Will, oh—” Tears pattered down onto his cheeks, but she was smiling through them. “It is—I do not—You are—Oh, Will, I love you so.”
“And I love you, Emma.”
She dropped the chain around her neck and slipped the vial beneath the neckline of her gown. It lay against her heart. “Will, I have no words . . .”
“You need no words,” he said and kissed her with all the love in his heart. Let her feel it, he hoped. Let her feel the endless, nameless swell of emotion that defied verbal description.
That was the gift Emma gave him: whenever he had a moment in which he felt he could not possibly be any happier, she proved him wrong.
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