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Welcome to week #5! We're well into this season of Medieval Monday, and I hope you're finding some snippets that are drawing you into new stories you're sure to love.
This week, Phillipe is a little uncertain how to respond to Balgair's easy assumption of friendship. Phillipe has barely escaped from the Levant with his life. Letting his guard down won't be easy.
Phillipe repressed a grin at the man’s easy-going nature. “I am Phillipe.” He nodded at his trencher. “Please join me.”
Balgair waved a hand. “Och, the lassie’ll be back with me own food in a moment. Ye sound French.”
Phillipe mulled this over. The man’s supposition was close enough. His family roots were the House of Poitiers which ruled much of western France. He was of French and Genoese blood—by way of Antioch, though that need not be stated. He nodded then retreated into his dinner to avoid further explanation.
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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