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A woman with a legacy…
A man with a secret…
She seeks to avenge her brave mother’s murder. He seeks to reconcile himself to his father’s death.
Josselin Ancrum, a sword-wielding Scottish war-orphan-turned-spy for Queen Mary, has her eye on Drew MacAdam. She suspects the golfing “Highlander” isn’t quite who he claims to be. While she serves up secret messages in the guise of a tavern wench, he seems to be courting the enemy English…when he isn’t beating the Scots at their own game.
Drawn together by fate, Drew and Jossy are swept up in their growing desires and the designs of their warring queens, until they uncover the terrible secret that binds their star-crossed souls.
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“…a delightful romance set in 16th-century Scotland….Readers weary of Scottish romance cliches will be thrilled to see these cheeky commoners trading blows and puns far away from drafty castles.”
— Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“…a fast paced story full of witty banter, sparks of passion and intrigue…a story of destiny and love that will warm your hearts, with laugh out loud moments and a love that will last forever.”
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“…unique take on star-crossed lovers, with an interesting twist on the characters.”
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“…a story with passion and adventure…a unique set of colorful characters.”
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“…filled with witty banter and wily swordplay…beautiful and entertaining…a sidesplitting swashbuckling good time.”
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“Be prepared for scalding heat between the characters, along with their rocky but enticing relationship. This is definitely a page-turner with surprises at every turn.”
“Interesting and romantic….contained a lot of humor and fun seduction. This is a great book for a fun, lighthearted read for anyone who enjoys historical romances.”
“I loved the characters and I loved the golf part of the story–an insight into how it was way back then….Brilliant personalities and great golf scenes and some good history as well. Worth reading…”
“Adventure and romance abound in this fast-paced and spicy tale.”
— Renaissance Magazine
“If ye didn’t come for the thimble, then ye must have come to see me,” Drew said with a grin.
“Look, Highlander,” she bit out, punctuating her words with jabs of the tankard. “I’m runnin’ a beer wagon. I didn’t come for that. And I certainly didn’t come for ye. Just because we shared a kiss or two—”
“Three,” Drew corrected.
“Ye shared three kisses?” one of the crowd asked.
“In some parts o’ the Highlands,” another onlooker said, “a kiss is as good as a betrothal, and three kisses—”
“Can ye not mind your own affairs? This isn’t the Highlands, and I’m not his damned betrothed. Aye, I kissed him thrice. But I’ll bloody well ne’er do it again.”
There was a long silence, and Josselin lifted her chin.
Then someone from the back of the crowd said, “Five shillin’s says he gets a fourth kiss…”
The DetailsPublished: June 23, 2014
Publisher: Glynnis Campbell
ISBN-10: 163480001X ISBN-13: 978-1634800013 ASIN: B00JRFGFLM
Genres & Tropes
Scottish Romance, Medieval Romance, Historical Romance