Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon
"I'll be back in a while," Aine called excitedly over her shoulder, as she walked towards the bonfire. I started to head toward Caitlin and Jennifer, but Adam put one hand under my elbow and directed me over to a log in the shadow of a bit tree.I am really enjoying this book and I am actually nearly finished and I am really excited but nervous to see how this book is going to end!
"We need to talk," He said.
I looked up at him. It was a mistake. His eyes smoldered down at me. They were brighter than ever, as the light from the distant bonfire flickered up into his face. I could feel my heart pounding in my chest as my breath caught in my throat. - Page 102