Medieval Monday | THE HIGHLANDER'S WELSH BRIDE by Cathy and DD MacRae
Welcome to Medieval Monday! We're on week twelve of our theme of "First Encounter" between the hero and heroine. My guest today is the lovely and talented authors, Cathy and DD MacRae! They're sharing a snippet from their medieval romance, The Highlander's Welsh Bride.
If you're following along with my snippets, then hop on over to Cathy's blog HERE.
“Is it difficult for you to imagine I could be an asset?” Temper flared, warming her skin as it crept from her chest up her neck.
“Women have their place,” the man agreed.
“Mayhap ye are an uncommon woman. Ye gave Iain’s men a bit of trouble. Have ye skill with more than a knife and bow?”
Catch last week’s excerpt on Ashley York’s blog: https://www.ashleyyorkauthor.com Follow me to the final excerpt on my blog next week: https://www.cathymacraeauthor.com/bits-n-bobs-author-blog
It was over. Prince Llywelyn was dead, his soldiers fleeing before King Edward’s army. Carys, a distant cousin to the prince, herself a princess of Wales, had picked up arms alongside her husband more than a year ago. Now homeless, her husband buried beneath the good Welsh soil, she seeks shelter in the north, far from the reach of Longshanks’s men. Carys and Wales would never be the same again.
It was time. Birk MacLean has been ordered to take a bride and produce an heir. He grows weary of the lasses paraded before him, women of delicate nature and selfish motives. He desires a wife strong enough to help lead one of the most powerful clans in Western Scotland.
One like the Welsh woman sitting in his dungeon, arrested for poaching MacLean deer.
Can Birk convince Carys marriage to him is preferable to a hangman’s noose? And will the heard-headed Scot be worthy of a Princess of Wales?
From the towering Welsh mountains to the storm-swept Scottish coast comes a tale of betrayal and loss, deceit and passion. An epic tale of honor and the redeeming power of love.
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