Date: July 29, 2003
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Historical Romance [Scotland, September 1782]
Notes: Explicit love scenes
Love A Scottish Lord
Highland Lords, No. 4
in need of saving . . .
Hamish MacRae returned to his homeland
of Scotland a broken and embittered man. In India he lost his ship,
crew, and was savagely tortured. After a year of imprisonment he
managed to escape the evil clutches that held him captive. His brother
Brendan found him, more dead than alive, a mere shell of the man
he once had been. Having lost the use of his arm, Hamish wants nothing
more than to be left alone. He is content to lock himself away from
the prying eyes of the world to live his life in a desolate castle.
Brendan desperately wants to free his brother from the demons that
haunt his memory. He travels to Inverness to ask for the help of
a local healer, Mary Gilly. Will his interference in Hamish's life
be met with resistance? Or is Mary the much-needed medicine that
can cure his brother of what ails him?
spirit in need of a healer . . .
After the death of her parents, Mary
Gilly agreed to marry a close family friend ten years older, providing
her with wealth, stability, and security-all the elements missing
from her life. She cared deeply for her husband and was distraught
when her healing hands were unable to save his life. His death left
her a very rich and wealthy widow.
alone in the world, she freely shares her skill and talent for healing
with the local townsfolk. They are so convinced of her healing power
that they dub her the "Angel of Inverness." She is surprised
when one of her late husband's clients travels far to ask for her
help in helping cure his brother. She sees this offer as a way to
travel and see unknown sights. She readily accepts his offer and
begins the long journey to seek out Hamish MacRae, who immediately
rejects her offer to help. In his eyes she catches a glimpse of
the cruel injustice he has been made to suffer. She recognizes that
his wounds go far deeper than what is physically apparent. Will
he allow her into his world and give her the opportunity to prove
love can conquer all things?
Love A Scottish Lord: Book Four of the Highland Lords is one
of the best books Karen Ranney has ever written. Her heartfelt cast
of characters will penetrate deep into your heart. This is the type
of book romance readers crave. Its wide variety of emotional scenes
will demand to be read in one sitting. This author never fails to
deliver a book that is sure to become a treasured keepsake. I predict
this book will be the best-loved historical romance of 2003. Very