Eric Murray was the youngest of his brothers, determined to gain his rightful inheritance after thirteen years of bitter dispute with his father's family. Starting out alone to confront his ...more
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Bethia Drummond is escaping Dunncraig keep with her infant nephew, James. She is spiriting him away to her parents's keep. While taking a break and tending to James, they are set upon by thieves. Eric Murray rides across the scene and offers his aid. The thieves dispatched, Bethia sees her only recourse to getting home safely with her nephew is to enlist Eric's help. They set off for Bethia's home, Dunnbea, together.
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This is the story of the youngest Murray brothers, Eric, who is actually not a blood sibling (we learned of this in the first book Highland Destiny).
After years of trying to petition his King for his rightful inheritance, Eric decided to make a more personal approach to his lands. On the way, he foiled a murder attempt of our heroine Bethia and her nephew and together, they set upon a journey to recover his inheritance and revenge her sister's murder.
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Author: Hannah Howell
First published: 1999
Length: 4582 locations
Setting: Scotland, 1444. Scottish Highlands and Scottish Court.
Sex: frequent but not always explicit. She is pregnant for part of the story.
Heroine: Ignored and criticised by her parents since birth, Bethia struggles with the toll emotional abuse has taken on her.
Series: Book 3 of the Howell's Highland series. Picks up 7 years after Book 2.
An easy to read Medieval which hits all t/>:/>:/>:/>:/>:/>First/>:"Noisy, ...more
Story - 3
Narrator - 3
Somewhat refreshing. I always start romance novels with expectations based on all the novels read so far...not just by the current author, but by all of them. They tend to stick with predictable characters and plot lines and Hannah Howell surprised me a bit by first having her heroine attempting to keep herself and her nephew alive while being hunted. Yes, she was a damsel in distress but that didn't bother me much in this particular case.
Then, the hero and heroine were forced to m ...more
AUDIOBOOK: Listened 30th & 31 January 2018
Narrator: Angela Dawe is still reading to fast!
Do like these boys/warriors!
"a mon's pride isnae a poor wee thing, lass."
-this book irritated me because not once, not twice, but THREE times the idiot girl left the safety of the castle to go out frolicking, even KNOWING the man who was trying to kill her was out there. and guess what, THREE times the man was there! and tried to kill her each time. i mean truly, how stupid do you have to be.
-and also, the newly wed and supposedly besotted husband has ...more
This is actually the third book in the trilogy Highland DestinyHighland DestinyHighland Honorwhich I did not know at the time when I picked it up. It truly does stand alone but of course now I need to go back and learn about the other brides! What I really loved about this book is the lack of perfection, our hero is on the short side our heroine is small without much of a bussom and eyes that are a different color. It was also refreshing to see a hero who was still trying to prove himself (to him the rest of the world like him just fine) and he has a past with some mistakes
Eric Murray was the youngest of his brothers, determined to gain his rightful inheritance after thirteen years of bitter dispute with his father's family. Starting out alone to confront his tight-fisted kinsmen, he encountered a chestnut-haired beauty set upon by thieves. When she begged for Eric's protection for herself and her infant nephew, Eric promised to deliver them to safety. Bethia Drummond's only hope for escaping her ruthless kin, who planned to kill her and her orphaned nephew, and c...more
Eric and Bethia are a compelling and likable couple, who get along perfectly from the beginning (which is always refreshing). There's a lot of the action storylines, with sev ...more
She has also used the following pseudonyms:
Anna Jennet, Sarah Dustin and Sandra Dustin