Another peek into our hero and heroine's First Encounter.
The nun’s guileless belief indicated her innocence in the ways of men in battle. After Longshank’s defeat at Stirling Castle, Edward meant to set an example and strike fear in the
Scots. His barbaric, depraved acts were taken on all women, including those devoted to the church in an attempt to terrify and bend the people to his will. “Ye are not safe, especially in this house of worship.”
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Elsbeth MacDougall recoils at the violent Scottish rebellion and the bleak plight of orphans. Vowing to protect the homeless, she embarks on a journey to Scone and sets her course to become a nun, sheltering children from the cruelties of war. But when Brandon McLeod arrives
at the Abby, he shakes her convictions and stirs provoking emotions she buried long ago.
After English soldiers murder his family, Brandon McLeod determines a course of revenge and leads numerous clans in Scotland’s fight for freedom. Bent on the annihilation of English oppression, he is resolved to a life of solitude, vowing never to marry and chance the pain of
losing loved ones again. However, that was before he met the enchanting Elsbeth.
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