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10/5/2020 6 Comments
Medieval Monday part 3
Welcome to the 3rd installment in our Nature theme.
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Can you envision the Inn of the Sun where Phillipe has stopped for a bite to eat? Sun-kissed, white-washed walls, sea breezes and chirping birds, the scent of ale and seafood . . ..
Did someone just order wine?
Phillipe glanced up at the bland instruction and the outrageous accent. Whoever had just saved him from drinking warm ale had only been in Spain long enough to learn how to order wine, not perfect his accent. A blue-eyed man with shocking red hair and a bristling beard of the same hue took a seat opposite Phillipe, motioning with one hand for the girl to bring him the same.
“Name’s Balgair,” the man said, a smile showing remarkably white teeth and a winsome manner.
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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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10/5/2020 09:56:58 am
Ooo, and intriguing snippet, Cathy! Need more! :) Happy Medieval Monday!
10/5/2020 10:07:13 am
Loved the snippet--Cathy, I'm looking forward to the next step :)
10/5/2020 12:10:05 pm
NICE! Love it! I'm eager to learn what Balgair has to say! Happy Medieval Monday!
10/5/2020 12:29:52 pm
I love the word "winsome"! Great excerpt, Cathy!
10/5/2020 02:05:08 pm
I can't wait to see what you have in store for us next week, Cathy. Happy Medieval Monday.
10/5/2020 04:59:12 pm
This short snippet revealed a lot about his character and left me wanting more.
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