321st out of 600 books — 685 voters
The Heart Queen (Scottish Trilogy #2)
Taken in by the Braemoor clan as a child, Neil Forbes was named the Marquis of Braemoor when the true heirs died. As a young lass, Janet Leslie pined for the black sheep of the Braemoor clan, but Neil was deemed unworthy. When Janet is accused of murdering her husband, can Neil turn away the one woman he has yearned all his life to possess?
Paperback, 432 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by Jove
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Janet Leslie and Neil Forbes were once young and in love. Neil, the bastard son of the Marquess of Braemoor, having nothing to offer young Janet, plus having the taint of madness in his blood, cruelly leaves Janet to wonder at his abandonment. He told her he loved her and wanted to marry her and then doesn't show up at their meeting point. After he breaks her heart, she marries Alasdair Campbell and she gives him an heir. Her picture perfect life though, isn't so perfect because Alasdair is not...more
This book is really long as it was supposed to be but I really liked the story of the book. It really shows the consequences of lies, of how much it would waste a person's life and also having that someone to trust and trust you again. Definitely worth the read.