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11/23/2020 10 Comments
Medieval Monday, Fall 2020 - week #10
Welcome back to Medieval Monday where Phillipe and Balgair have let off more than a little steam. Be sure and check out the continuing snippets from the other Medieval Monday authors here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1401384450126130/
The adventure continues . . ..
His fists scuffed and bruised, and his purse a few bits of silver lighter to help pay for damages to the inn, Phillipe leaned over the rail and inhaled the salty sea air. Gulls, their black heads a stark contrast to their white bodies and brilliant orange beaks, waddled unconcernedly among the people on the dock, pecking at anything that might prove to fill their bellies.
Balgair stood next to him. The big man stretched his arms into the air then winced and rubbed his left shoulder.
“That last laddie got in a lucky punch,” he grumbled. He glanced at Phillipe with a grin, giving no further heed to his injury. “We make a fine pair, aye? Held ’em off six to one!”
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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.
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11/23/2020 08:43:17 am
I've so enjoyed following these two with your snippets. Great snippets, Cathy! Happy week of Thanksgiving!
11/23/2020 07:31:01 pm
Thanks, Mary! They are quite the pair. Happy Thanksgiving! Have a great week!
11/23/2020 09:42:38 am
That wouldn't have been my idea of fun, but they clearly enjoyed it! Lovely description of the dock, too. I feel like I'm there!
11/23/2020 07:31:53 pm
Mine, either, Judith, but they definitely worked off some stress, lol! Thanks for stopping by!
11/23/2020 09:49:45 am
Ah, the joy of a good fight :) At least Phillipe was kind enough to pay for the damages! Love the snippet, Cathy. Happy Thanksgiving.
11/23/2020 07:32:25 pm
Yes, Barbara, I'm glad he was that much of a gentleman at least. Happy Thanksgiving!
11/23/2020 09:59:50 am
What a fun duo, these two! And I love the description of setting (I am sucker for it!)
11/23/2020 07:32:54 pm
They're quite the pair, Jean. Thanks so much for stopping by!
11/23/2020 08:56:49 pm
Love this pair of rowdies! They've made for some fun snippets! Great scene here, Cathy! Happy Thanksgving!
11/23/2020 09:45:17 pm
Love these guys! Looking forward to more adventures -- and romance! Happy Medieval Monday, Cathy!
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