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Welcome to the Historical Romance Unwrapping Romance Themed Excerpt Hop!
Below you'll find the rest of this excerpt from The Highlander's Welsh Bride as well as links to excerpts from some of your favorite historical romance authors!
The Highlander's Welsh Bride excerpt:
Carys struggled to keep her hands from fisting and exposing the anger churning beneath her breast. The man gained everything from marriage and left her without even the ability to see her previous responsibilities were met. This was no convenient step away from the hangman’s noose, but one straight into the darkest trap. At least the hangman was honest in what he offered. All the acceptance she’d reluctantly gathered to support this mad scheme scattered like startled grouse at the first sign of a predator.
“I will not walk into this and lose every freedom I have fought hard to possess.” She advanced a step, clenching her fists tight, shoulders bristled forward. “You hold the upper hand with your outrageous law, but if you expect blind obedience from me, I will gladly face the noose instead!”
His brows plunged together. He opened his mouth, but a loud thump sounded at the door a second before it opened. A man Carys did not recognize stepped inside.
“Pirates,” he murmured, his voice low and urgent.
A common enemy.
“I can fight,” Carys stated, stepping firmly toward the door. Birk’s outstretched arm blocked her path.
She bristled. “Do not presume I will retire meekly when I can be of assistance,” she warned. “I will not live beneath the heel of your boot.”
Birk appeared before her in a swift, silent move, scarcely a hand’s breadth away. “Fight whom ye will, so long as it isnae me.”
“Do not give me reason,” she countered, tilting her face upward to meet his hard gaze.
His breath, warm and heavy, betrayed some emotion in him. Carys’s heart sped, not from the threat of pirates, but from his overwhelming maleness. He was a formidable foe—and would make a passionate defender. Or lover.
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KRIS KENNEDY-Medieval & Elizabethan Romance
ELIZA KNIGHT- Scottish Medieval Romance
ERICA RIDLEY-Regency Romance
COLLETTE CAMERON-Regency Romance
TAMARA GILL-Regency Romance
LORI ANN BAILEY-17th Century Scottish Romance
LAUREN ROYAL-17th century Historical Romance
EMMA PRINCE-Scottish Medieval
JULIE JOHNSTONE-Medieval Romance
CECELIA MECCA-Scottish Historical Romance
KATHERINE BONE-Pirate Romance
Welcome to the Valentine's Day hop!
From Feb 11 to Feb 14, you are invited to visit each author's site, grab the name of the hero from their sponsored book, and then enter your info in the rafflecopter drawing set up on Elizabeth Rose's site. Your chance to win some fabulous prizes is just a 'hop' away!
My featured book is the newest in the Hardy Heroines series,
The Highlander's Crusader Bride.
Heroine, Arbela, meets her hero, Caelen, when she challenges him to an archery contest.
Will it be love? Or a contest of wills?
My prize for the hop is a signed copy of the first book in the Hardy Heroines series, Highland Escape, in it's original cover, a bag of Walker's Shortbread Scottie dogs, and a lovely notepad entitled, Follow Your Heart.
Be sure to follow the links to each author's site. Check out the prizes, discover their featured hero, and head over to Elizabeth Rose's site to enter the rafflecopter.
Below is a list of the authors' sites. Click on each one for the next step in the hop. (Don't worry--there is a list on every site)
Good luck, and Happy Valentine's Day!
Valentine hop links
1) Elizabeth Rose
2) Victoria Vane
3) Lily Baldwin
4) Vonda Sinclair
5) Cathy MacRae
6) Amy Jarecki
7) Meara Platt
8) Lana Williams
Today I'm welcoming Ceci Giltenan to the Medieval Monday blog hop.
Follow along with her 5th snippet of her hero and heroine's first encounter from her book, Highland Redemption.
Tomas laughed, “I never thought about that. I just really liked the name when I was a wee lad.” His grin broadened as another memory came to him.
“What amuses you so?”
“I was just remembering that I liked the name so much, I wanted my parents to name my baby sister Mab.”
She laughed and Tomas delighted in the sound. It enveloped him in a sweet warmth.
“How many brothers and sisters do you have?”
Damn. Tomas had inadvertently revealed more than he wished anyone at Cotharach to know. He’d have to tread carefully. “I have two brothers and a sister.”
“Older or younger?”
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Follow along next week on Ruth A. Casie’s website: http://ruthacasie.blogspot.com/. Remember to leave a comment for a chance to win an e-copy of Highland Redemption or another e-book of your choice by Ceci Giltenan.
You can also find my 5th week snippet on Ceci's blog at www,https://cecigiltenan.com. (You can comment there, too, for an extra chance to win!!)
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Tomas's life changed forever when at the age of seven he was adopted by Laird and Lady Maclan ending the abuse he'd suffered at Ambrose Ruthven's hand. He'd never looked back and never intended to
But fate had other plans...
Now, nineteen years later, he runs headlong into his past. The Ruthvens are in trouble and Tomas is in a position to help them. But can he set aside his hatred for Laird Ruthven for the good of the clan into which he was born?
Fate always adds a twist...
Laird Ruthven's daughter is not what Tomas expected. Vida Ruthven is sweet, smart, and utterly irresistible.
Now, Tomas must choose between being the savior or taking the ultimate revenge.
Buy Link: https://www.amazon.com/Highland-Redemption-Duncurra-Legacy-Novel-ebook/dp/B071NL216N
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