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10/12/2020 9 Comments
Medieval Monday Fall 2020, part 4
Welcome back! I hope you're enjoying the snippets from The Prince's Highland Bride! Be sure to follow all the Medieval Monday authors' posts by checking the link on facebook each week:
Phillipe of Antioch is on his way from the Holy Land to Scotland, and has settled in Malaga, Spain for a bite at a dockside inn, La Posada del Sol. He will find more than seafood and Almojabana (cheesecake). At a time when Phillipe doesn't know who he can trust, will he encounter a friend?
“An unusual name,” Phillipe ventured, still wary. The man’s casual confidence did not change the fact he was well-armed.
“It’s me beard,” Balgair explained, ruffling the impressive mane with a flick of his fingers. “Balgair means fox in Scotland where I’m from. ’Tis nae the name me ma christened me with, but it stuck just the same.”
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.
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10/12/2020 05:56:43 am
Read it, bought it, and read it again. Wonderful tale full of breathtaking adventure, new friendship, and new love. Recommendation: Don't miss it.
10/12/2020 08:18:36 am
Awww! Thank you so much, Cate!! What a lovely endorsement!! <3
10/12/2020 08:24:33 am
You're so welcome. If I had ten thumbs, they would all be up. (I'm glad I don't. Can you imagine TEN opposable digits on your hands???) If the story wasn't so good, the cover seals the deal. I love it. As much as I loved Norse Bride, and Welsh Bride, I think this is your very best writing. The parts about Phillipe's escape--both times--was breathtaking. Keep it up!
10/12/2020 08:15:57 am
I love that his name means "fox." Happy Medieval Monday, Cathy!
10/12/2020 08:20:00 am
Hi, Judith! The name/word intrigued me. :-) Thanks for stopping by!
10/12/2020 09:29:26 am
Aha! Balgair the Fox--sounds like a neat character :) Looking forward to the next installment.
10/12/2020 10:30:01 am
I think I love Balgair! I'm going to have to read more. Happy Medieval Monday!
10/12/2020 03:50:07 pm
Love it, Cathy! Happy Medieval Monday! :)
10/12/2020 07:17:15 pm
Balgair sounds like a cool guy. I like him already.
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