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Ever meet someone by chance who turns out to be a great friend? Were you skeptical at first? Concerned? Charmed?
As Phillipe of Antioch leaves the Levant behind, chance puts a braw Scotsman in his path. Read on!
A serving girl placed a trencher before him. Steam rose from a dish of steamed prawns. Phillipe peeked beneath a worn piece of linen and the aroma of fresh bread wafted up. A small bowl held olive oil adrift with herbs for dipping. His mouth watered, but he resisted the urge to shove the food into his mouth, waiting impatiently while she poured a mug of an earthy-scented brown liquid.
A hand touched the servant’s forearm, halting her mid-pour. Phillipe clutched the hilt of his dagger beneath the edge of the table, alert for danger.
“Vino, por favor. Blanco.”
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The Prince's Highland Bride
by Cathy & DD MacRae
He gave up his crown. She found her freedom. With pain in their past, can they claim a bright future together?
The Holy Land, 1224. Ousted Armenian king Phillipe de Poitiers is paying the price for breaking his moral code of honor. Surviving a savage coup, he’s forced to flee wrongful execution by selling his sword and chasing fond memories of his foster family to Scotland. But the former prince of Antioch finds a chance of redemption when he meets a beautiful woman who he suspects shares an equally painful history.
Maggie MacLaren refuses to be betrayed again. After she‘s discarded by her husband when she doesn’t produce a child, she seizes control of her life. But when she travels to her only remaining home off the bleak western Scottish coast, she’s struck by her handsome guard’s chivalry.
Drawn to the rejected woman’s strength and spirit, Phillipe protects her as fiercely as he once did his subjects. But Maggie’s discovery that her remote isle hides a huge pile of pirate treasure could cut apart their growing love with one thrust of a thieving dagger.
Can two wounded souls leave their troubles behind and fill their hearts with riches?
The Prince's Highland Bride is the absorbing sixth standalone book in the Hardy Heroines historical romance series. If you like royal stakes, stories inspired by true events, and rugged settings, then you’ll love Cathy & DD MacRae’s heartwarming tale.
Buy your copy here: https://www.amzn.com/dp/B086Z153VH
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