Highland soldier Callum MacDonell battled lowland Covenanters at the service of the king. Now charged with hunting an assassin, his journey would lead not to justice but to a murderer's passionate Covenanter sister, Mari McEwan. Betrayed and abandoned by the man she loved, Mari faced judgment by a tribunal of her people, demanding she name the father of her unborn child or be exiled from everything she knows.
"A very entertaining read over all."
Mackenzie Cooper has had it with romance. On her way home from another blind date, arranged by her well-meaning sister, she is caught in a snowstorm. While maneuvering the twists and turns of the icy road, Mackenzie loses control of her car and crashes into the rocky hillside. When a rugged Scotsman pulls her to safety, Mackenzie is sure she must be hallucinating.
"what did you say?"
On their last night together, Highland soldier Duncan MacDonell swore to love his Jenny, and she him, giving themselves to each other with only the Highland moon as their witness. Jenny's father arranged a marriage for her, and made sure that she could not say no. She had never dreamt of disobeying her beloved father's wishes, but an arranged marriage was too cruel a theft of her dream. Left with no choice, she would betray her true love, and he would never know why.
Alex MacDonell returns home from fighting for clan and king to discover that the girl he once hunted and fished with has become an intriguing young woman. Kenna has adored him for years, but he always treated her like a little sister. When her own brother dies from battle wounds, Kenna is left with no family or home.
Immediately after two hijacked jets struck the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Dennis Smith volunteered in the rescue effort. Having spent his career as both a respected writer and a member of one of the city's busiest firehouses, Smith became determined to use his unique background to tell the story of the disaster and its aftermath with the empathy and understanding that only an insider could bring to it. In this audio memoir, he has collected astonishing first-person testimony.
"Very good but..."
Lightning strikes a stone chamber, thrusting cyclist Violet Quinn back in time. Emerging in historic Scotland, her life is at risk as she searches for a way home.... Gallant knight Robert de Mallay is on the most important mission of his life: protecting an ancient secret. He detours to rescue a beguiling young woman in peril. Now both are in danger as they fight off pursuers, all the while knowing that completing the mission will part them forever.