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The Hepburn

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Hot-tempered, fearless Patrick Hepburn was leader of the Border Lords and chief supporter of young Jamie Stuart in his revolt against the King. When Jamie won, he granted The Hepburn lands that made Patrick the match of any Lord.

But not even the King could give to this mighty conqueror the one thing he wanted most - the love of Lady Jane Gor
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Published October 28th 1981 by Queens House (first published 1950)
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Apr 05, 2014 Denise rated it liked it
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A reasonable read but it confused me when trying to keep track of all the sisters and their husbands. Story placed during the reign of the Stuarts of Scotland and King Henry VII of England. The historical content seemed correct but the plot ambled here and there until the rather abrupt ending. The author was apparently well-regarded during her day (1940's-1950's).
I was reminded of this book today and now want to reread it once more. It is a historical romance with some true events. Patrick Hepburn was a real person and did support King James IV in his uprising against his father, for instance. This was one of the first romances I read growing up and it remained a favourite, being reread many times.
Feb 03, 2008 Barbra rated it did not like it
This is supposed to be a classic romance novel but I just couldn't get into it and it hit the wall.

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Story of a Scottish King killed by rebels led by his own son. This story is the aftermath of the King's death and how the Hepburn deals with it.
Aug 10, 2014 Sandy rated it did not like it
Had trouble following the story and characters.
May 09, 2014 Mayu rated it really liked it
Really good adventure story more than romance, with some historical inaccuracies but nonetheless a good old fashion historical romance.

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It was a great book. Recommended for women only. Men may enjoy it, but not likely.
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Jan Westport is an awesome historical romance writer. The history comes alive.
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Historical fiction about Scottish hero Patrick Hepburn.
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Maryann Josephine Vlachos was born in Philadelphia on February 23, 1912, daughter of Professor Nicholas and Mary Vlachos. Professor Vlachos, a native of Holland, was a distinguished classical and historical scholar and the author of Hellas and Hellenism. It was because of his influence that Maryann became a student of history. She had one brother who died in 1966.

She attended school in Swarthmore,
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