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Scotland, 1599 . . . He’d abandoned her. She had failed to be enough for him. The empty space he’d left behind hollowed out her heart, and she wondered what to do with the rest of her life.

When Ronan leaves the clan to seek his fortune, Triona MacAlastair fears she will never see him again. Four years later, a threat against her life forces her to depend on a mysterious,
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Paperback, 324 pages
Published July 17th 2013 by Createspace (first published July 10th 2013)
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Juliana Cobb
Jul 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Loved this book! Great historical information along with a wonderful story line. Can't wait for the next one in the series to come out!
Ionia
Sep 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Often I find that I fear reading historical romance. I have always been somewhat of a collector of history and historical fact and sometimes this makes me not such a great candidate for reading historical fiction.I tend to shred it apart when I find inaccuracies. I am pleased to say, that history buff or not, you will likely love this book. The research was impeccable and the story is lovely and compelling.

First of all, the dialogue...oh the dialogue. I had so much fun with the Scottish
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Janelle
Jul 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Dawning, by Olivia Stocum, offers a sigh-worthy cover as well as "The Princess Bride goes to the Scottish Highlands" feel. Olivia Stocum writes with a poetic voice/style, making you feel like you're right there with the characters, the Scottish breeze causing your kilt to dance. Dawning is a sweet story, involving real characters who fall in love, struggle with trying times and rejection, make mistakes and learn how to live with them, long for things they feel they shouldn't, and eventually, ...more
Natisha
Jul 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is wonderful love story. We work so hard sometimes thinking we have to accomplish all these things to make us happy ,but all we need is the one person and together we can build anything. This story take journey on the course of their lives.many times I thought they would not make it. He made it so easy for someone else to come in. wonderfully written ,strong female and stronger bond. I loved their love breath of fresh air.
Izzy  Faith
Oct 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
loved the book so much! I really had a hard time putting it down!
Marie
Nov 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
I had a few reasons for choosing to read Dawning when I otherwise don't read romances. First, it's historical, taking place in a time and setting so far removed from my own that I knew it would at least serve the escapist in me. Second, I had it on good authority (i.e., other readers) that Dawning isn't your average romance novel. Indeed, it isn't. The protagonists, Triona and Ronan, have known each other since they were children. This isn't one of those far-fetched, love-at-first-sight dramas. ...more
Rosie Amber
Feb 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Set in Scotland in 1599, Dawning is a historical romance. Triona MacAlastair fell in love with Ronan at a tender young age. Now they are older she has eyes only for him. But Ronan wants land, money and respect before he will feels worthy of Triona.

She must let Ronan go and waits everyday day for his return, but after 4 years of waiting she begins to wonder if he'll ever come back. Triona finds comfort in another, but still yearns for her man.

Rumours spread of a warrior known as Blackhawk and
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