Ailean MacLachlainn, the son of a poor crofter in Scotland's highlands, wants a life of adventure. He often daydreams of being a respected warrior of his clan. And he battles rival Latharn Cambeul in the game of camanachd... and wins. But Ailean meets a girl, and a shy smile and a glance from Mùirne's blue eyes turns his head. He wins her love, and his rivalry with Latharn is no longer a game with a camanachd stick; now they fight with swords.
Eleven-year-old Meg MacAllister lives in Sparks, California, with her parents. She is gifted with Second Sight, like her grandmother, Granny Mac. But Meg's gift is different.
Fallon McKniere is a person you probably wouldn't favor with a second glance if you saw her on the street. She's not only petite in stature, she's toothpick-thin, and her clothes say "thrift shop". Her stance says "Don't mess with me." But if you take a closer look, you'll see a haunted expression in her eyes. Donovan Pfarr takes a closer look. And can't turn away when he realizes that she goes hungry most of the time. He feels compelled to help her.
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Bullets and blackmail and beaches...a hit man and a hurricane and a high-stakes political campaign ...And Night Falls ramps up the action and suspense when Pensacola native Shelley Goodnight finds the body of a murder victim...but not just any victim. Dead man Farrell Gilbert worked at the desk next to Shelley's in her father's real estate office...an inconvenient fact the authorities can't ignore. Add a hitman, Hurricane Ivan, and conscientious Deputy Clay Cameron from Santa Rosa County to the mix, and the tension tightens like a corkscrew