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11/9/2020 7 Comments
Medieval Monday -- week 8
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A new friend, warm sea breezes, and the best food Malagar has to offer. What could possibly go wrong?
Raised, angry voices erupted two tables away. The floor cleared around two men as if by magic, benches scraping the wooden floor. Pottery tumbled, spilling food and ale. Fists flew, landing with meaty thuds. Phillipe’s glance slid to Balgair. A broad grin split the man’s face.
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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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11/9/2020 12:01:44 pm
I burst out laughing at "A fight!" Loved it! What a great scene, Cathy! Looking forward to next week's snippet.
11/9/2020 01:39:52 pm
Balgair seems thrilled! Thanks for stopping by, Mary!
11/9/2020 12:51:07 pm
This is great, Cathy! Very vivid.
11/9/2020 01:40:17 pm
Thank you, Ashley! I'm glad you stopped by!
11/9/2020 01:56:02 pm
Oh my goodness! I can hear the "meaty thuds"! Great snippet, Cathy.
11/9/2020 04:08:00 pm
LOL Of course the men are excited about a fight. Let's see if they jump in.
11/9/2020 05:26:38 pm
This is great -- so fun! I wasn't expecting a fight! Love these guys! Happy Medieval Monday, Cathy!
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