May McGoldrick
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May McGoldrick

May McGoldrick
USA Today Bestselling Author
(a.k.a. Nikoo & Jim McGoldrick)
www.MayMcGoldrick.com

USA Today Bestselling Authors Nikoo and Jim wrote their first May McGoldrick romance using historical figures that Jim researched while earning a PhD in sixteenth-century Scottish and English literature. Nikoo, a mechanical engineer, is a born storyteller. She is all about characters and feeling. Jim is about action and sense of place. Together, they have crafted over forty fast-paced, conflict-filled historical and contemporary novels and two works of nonfiction under the pseudonyms May McGoldrick and Jan Coffey.

Their stories have touched the hearts and minds of millions of readers all over the world. Their work has been translated into over a dozen languages, and counting. Because of their success, they have been frequent guests on local and national radio and television. They travel regularly, speaking at writers' conferences, libraries, classrooms, and book group gatherings.

For the past decade, Nikoo and Jim have been conducting workshops bringing 21st century collaboration and writing skills to students and teachers.

These popular and prolific authors write historical romance, suspense, mystery, and young adult novels. They are four-time Rita Finalists and the winners of numerous awards for their writing, including the Romantic Times Magazine Reviewers' Choice Award, the Daphne DeMaurier Award, three NJRW Golden Leaf Awards, two Holt Medallions, and the Connecticut Press Club Award for Best Fiction. Their work is included in the Popular Culture Library collection of the National Museum of Scotland.

Nikoo & Jim now reside in Southern California where Nikoo writes and Jim gazes out at the Pacific (Nikoo's side of the story (-: )

Nikoo and Jim love hearing from their readers and can be contacted through their website www.MayMcGoldrick.com
Twitter: @maymcgoldrick

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    • Much Ado About Highlanders

    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 553
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 517
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 516

    Highland warrior Alexander Macpherson has lost his wife. When he agrees to take Kenna Mackay as his bride to advance his clan's power in the north, he expects a bit of an adjustment....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Samantha Taylor on 02-23-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Romancing the Scot

    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    Hugh Pennington - Viscount Greysteil, hero of the Napoleonic wars - is a grieving widower with a death wish. When he receives an expected crate from the continent, he is shocked to find a nearly dead woman inside....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • could not put it down

    • By grandma on 04-04-18

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Borrowed Dreams

    • Scottish Dream Series, Book 1
    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Sienna Frances
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Driven to undo the evil wrought by her dead husband, Millicent Wentworth must find a way to save her estate and free the innocent people he enslaves. Her only hope is a marriage - in name only - to the notorious widower the Earl of Aytoun....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasure to read

    • By CHW on 02-09-18

    Regular price: $30.09

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    • It Happened in the Highlands

    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    When Captain Wynne Melfort ended his engagement to Jo Pennington 16 years ago, he never imagined he would see her again....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable<br />

    • By Gail on 04-02-18

    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Promise

    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    On a desperate journey to America, Rebecca Neville promises the dying wife of the Earl of Stanmore to raise and care for her newborn son, James. Once in the New World, Rebecca begins her new life - as a mother....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a feelgood story

    • By Alexandra on 02-15-18

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    • Highland Crown

    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Raphael Corkhill, Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Perched on the North Sea, this port town - by turns legendary and mythological - is a place where Highland rebels and English authorities clash in a mortal struggle for survival and dominance. Among the fray is a lovely young widow who possesses rare and special gifts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • highland crown

    • By Louise on 05-06-19

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Taming the Highlander

    • Scottish Relic Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247

    This new historical romance from May McGoldrick pits one spirited lass against her biggest challenge yet: a Highland lord who has no desire to lose his heart....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another wonderful story!

    • By Roberta Chesler on 05-13-17

    Regular price: $19.84

    • Sleepless in Scotland

    • The Penningtons, Book 3
    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    From USA Today best-selling author May McGoldrick, Sleepless in Scotland is a charming tale of loss, justice, and passion....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book so far

    • By Shanna on 07-18-19

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Dreams of Destiny

    • Scottish Dream Series, Book 3
    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Sienna Frances
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Forcing his company on Gwyneth during her journey to Scotland, David discovers the passion he once shared with the feisty beauty has grown stronger than ever. But with their arrival in Scotland comes terrible danger....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love, family and mystery!

    • By ichabod77 on 10-22-18

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    • Captured Dreams

    • Scottish Dream Series, Book 2
    • By: May McGoldrick
    • Narrated by: Sienna Frances
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    By day, Pierce Pennington is one of Boston's most respected and successful merchants. By night, he becomes the infamous Captain MacHeath, smuggling arms by sea under the pall of darkness-in the name of liberty....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another well done performance

    • By Stefanie Spinks on 10-29-18

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