A kiss can make everything better. Sometimes, it can make it worse. Heathcliff McKinnon, a nineteenth century Scottish laird, is desperate to communicate with his new voiceless daughter-so desperate, he'll accept help from any quarter, or so he thinks. But when aid arrives in the person of a lovely-though odd-American woman, he realizes something sinister is afoot and he cannot trust her. He will not risk the safety of his precious child no matter what his lonely heart tries to tell him.
"Cute story; Poor Narration"
As the mysterious writer who exposes gentlemen's secrets, it is not the first time The Scarlet Plumiere has been hunted. But this time it's different. This time, she interferes with one of the Four Kings, and the brotherhood will not rest until they marry her off and place her securely under a man's thumb. Only they have to catch her first. The Earl of Northwick is falling for this writer, sight unseen. Will she be pretty? Will she have all her teeth? In his rush to claim her for himself, regardless of who she might ultimately be, he places her in grave danger - her desperate enemies are watching closely for the moment her mask is removed.
Jillian MacKay is being conned by a pair of 80-year-old witches. They're convinced she's the perfect sucker to test a prophecy and they're willing to bury her alive to prove it. Once she escapes and finds herself in 15th Century Scotland, she believes her return home depends on a heroic deed - she must rescue a plaid-clad Romeo and Juliet before tragedy can end in tragedy. The monster standing in her way, however, is a handsome Highlander who might just be her own Romeo...a Romeo she must leave behind.
"Shandon loring sounded drunk"
She has an excellent escape planned... Lady Tempest MacIntyre has been offered, by her stepfather, as an item up for auction! But she has an excellent escape planned... if she can keep from tripping over the good intentions of the Duke of Stromburg, sometimes referred to as Lord Fool.
In a delicious twist of fate, Lady Astrid and Sir Tamhas meet as strangers in the dark of night, beneath the boughs of an ancient pine. Theirs is a giddy yet passionate exchange that leaves the pair breathless and obsessed with discovering the other's true identity by the solemn light of day. But finding out who the other is will surely be torture, since each is already promised to another.
Jamison is crushing on the new girl next door. Bad news - the neighbors are Somerled - Amish-type cult-members who are killing off their own. Worse news - she's next in line for sacrifice. Jamison will have to rise above the coward he thinks he is to get to the bottom of it all.
Thirteen year old Cameron Casey has always been nobody special, and he kind of likes it that way. But the day he is invited to the coolest party of the century, everything starts to change. Cameron is about to learn that having everyone's attention can be a pretty awesome thing - or a nightmare than might ruin his life forever. The only thing that might spare him, is a miracle save from a real hero.