Reviews - Historical

The Forbidden Highlands
Amy Jarecki, Kathryn Le Veque, Eliza Knight,
Terri Brisbin, Emma Prince, Victoria Vane, Violetta Rand

MEDIEVAL:  This original, brilliant collection of Scottish Highland novellas written by eight talented historical romance authors offers the reader tales of  Celtic lore featuring forbidden love, persecution, adventure and passion, set in eighteenth-century Scotland. The authors have each contributed stories featuring characters that will transport readers to the Highlands.

Jameson Rex has a scandalous secret — one that has caused him to be disinherited, and as a result he needs a wealthy wife to keep him afloat. He goes to London for the Season, hoping to find a reputable woman with a large inheritance who can overlook his disgrace. Unfortunately, rumors have preceded him and his chances to marry well are limited.

Lady Mary Cavendish is destitute. Unable to inherit her land because she is a female, her late husband has placed her fate in the hands of a squire, and made her neighbor Christopher Bryce steward of the estate. He is to watch over the farm until the rightful heir is of age. Lady Mary is expected to marry again, to a man worthy of her station and upbringing. Christopher is merely a squire.

WESTERN:  With her upcoming wedding to Dr. Robert Walcott foremost in her mind, Grace Chapman goes to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to visit her mother and make plans for her nuptials. While there, she helps an abused woman and her children with the aid of the town’s new physician, Dr. John Kittrick. Even though the handsome Dr.

Lydia Farnsworth is in a quandary. Her father, the Laird, is dying and with all her brothers dead, she is set to be named the new Laird of Tornbury Fortress. Alasdair McTavish is commanded by his Laird to assist Lydia in training Tornbury’s men.

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