Mountain Man’s Claim by Annabelle Love


I was searching for a new home.
What I found was a wild mountain man.

I moved to this small town to build a new life.
How was I supposed to know there’d be nowhere else to stay?
Or that Caleb Walker likes his cabin to himself.

He thinks I’m a city-girl who’ll fly away when the going gets tough.
But I see the pain behind his deep, dark eyes…
And the beast that’s driving him to kick me out.

So, I offer him a job.
Fix-up the house I’m buying in town,
And I’ll be gone all the sooner.

Then everything changes the night of the harvest dance.
When he says those 7 words…
“Tell me you want me inside you.”

Now the closer I get to moving out,
The closer our hearts get to breaking.

He’s still holding back.
He’s still pushing me away.
But something tells me there’s a man behind the beast.

And he’s going to claim everything I am.

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