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Our theme this session is 'First Kiss' and you'll find some great snippets in the weeks ahead!
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I'll be showcasing The Highlander's Pirate Bride. It was first introduced last Christmas in an anthology titled, Merry Mayhem, but has received edits which include three additional chapters, and a few characters you'll see in the next book.
Will the theft of the wrong ship land her in a hangman's noose? Or the arms of a Highlander?
Rona MacNeill and Pedr MacLean have been taken a few minutes to talk over the betrothal her father is holding over their heads. Neither had marriage on their minds, but Pedr is more taken with the notion than Rona is.
A single thud on the heavy portal announced their time in private was coming to an end.
Rona heaved a reluctant sigh. “Shall we open the door?”
Pedr shook his head. “Nae until we reach an accord. I would have ye sign yer name willingly to the contract. A reluctant or rebellious wife isnae my intention.”
Read what happens next on Celeste Barclay's blog: https://www.celestebarclay.com/
As the pirate The Black MacNeill, Rona MacNeill has stolen more than one English ship to keep her clan from starving. With Yule only days away, will the theft of the wrong ship land her in a hangman’s noose? Or the arms of a Highlander?
Rona MacNeill has done everything she can to help her small, impoverished clan—except marry for money. Her luck seems to lie in stealing ships, not attracting suitors. Only days before Yule, she seeks one last ship with stores to keep her people fed over the long, harsh winter. Too bad her luck has run out.
Pedr MacLean is happy to be the younger (by three minutes) son of Baron MacLean. His days are filled with running the family’s shipping business and sailing the world. His heart belongs to the sea—or so he thinks, until one of his ships is stolen, and the woman responsible turns his world upside down.
Drawn to Rona’s strength and love of the sea, Pedr will agree to her father’s demand—information on the whereabouts of his ship in exchange for his daughter’s hand in marriage. Will Rona find herself caught between a marriage of convenience and a hangman’s noose? Or will she discover something far more compelling?
The Highlander’s Pirate Bride is the swash-buckling seventh addition to the Hardy Heroines series. If you like pirates, rags-to-riches, and swoon-worthy Highlanders, you’ll love Cathy & DD MacRae’s newest high-seas romance.
Available soon from Amazon!
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