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A fight has errupted at the inn! Will Phillipe be able to walk away? What does he have to lose?
Phillipe rose, having no intention of joining the squabble. A man staggered against him, nearly sending Phillipe to his knees. He caught the edge of the table and straightened. Someone jumped him from behind, wrapping an arm about his throat. Phillipe ducked and stepped to the side, bringing the man partially over his shoulder. Staying low, he took a quick step backward then reached behind his assailant and grabbed his knees. With a forward pull, he swept the man off his feet and dropped him to the ground, following him to the floor with a knee in his chest. The man’s head thumped against the stone like a ripe melon and his eyes rolled back in his head.
“Och, aye!” Balgair shouted, shooting his fist into the air with approval. “Ye’ll do, laddie!”
Phillipe met Balgair’s gaze, the fierce surge of battle singing in his veins. With a reckless grin, he rose and Balgair at his back, dove into the fray.
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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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