Time for a sneak peek at chapter five of Unexpected Circumstances! The full chapter should post at the end of the week!
“I would like to introduce you to Isabella.”
He paused for much, much too long, as the rest of the hall stood in complete silence, gawking at me.
Audible gasps echoed through the hall.
“Is this some kind of joke, Edward?” King Carlisle asked. “I’ll have you know I’m not in the mood.”
“No, sire,” Edward said. “I was offered my choice of brides after winning the Grand Tournament. Isabella was my choice.”
“Isabella was your choice?” King Carlisle repeated. Queen Esme reached out and laid her hand gently on her husband’s forearm.
“Isabella of…?” Queen Esme prompted. I felt whatever blood was left in my face drain out.
“Isabella of Forks, wife of Sir Edward,” Edward replied with raised brows. “She is my wife, and she has rights to my titles.”
King Carlisle’s eyes narrowed at his nephew.
“Clear the hall.”