By Kathleen Morgan
It's may perhaps 1568, and Caitlin Campbell has lately had her middle damaged by means of a callous younger nobleman. With a song checklist of now not deciding on males good, she meets Darach MacNaghten, whose extended family has been outlawed. not just is he every thing Caitlin could be cautious of, yet he's a guy of many secrets and techniques, none of which bode good for the Campbells. He involves Kilchurn to loose his imprisoned older brother, but if he realizes that his plan has no likelihood of good fortune, he kidnaps Caitlin to carry her as hostage until eventually his brother is freed. This plan, so easy at the floor, quickly ends up in a conflict of wills among proud, headstrong humans. And the issues merely aggravate the nearer Darach's plan attracts to its unexpected conclusion.
Fans of Morgan's those Highland Hills sequence and historic fiction readers will take pleasure in this dramatic end to the sequence.
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His long black hair streamed out behind him, his muscles rippling as he fought to hold course. He looked like part of the landscape, a force of nature. His raw animal power, though constrained, was there nonetheless. He made her feel as if she should hold her breath. Waiting. Watching. Wondering all the time, if he would unleash it. Looking out at the fast-diminishing land, down at the deep, dark ocean, she realised she was in every way completely out of her depth. Her patent vulnerability disturbed her, but not as much as it should.
Glimpses from inside her escort cordon showed rock walls glittering with semiprecious stone rising steeply up and up. They were in a corridor tunnelled into the rock, with solid oak doors set at regular intervals. Down a level, then out onto a wide open ledge, the cliff on one side, a dizzying drop down on the other. On, the women led her, until they reached a huge curving staircase, at the top of which they paused. The chamber below was enormous, a cathedral-like cavern with a vaulted ceiling hundreds of feet high.
He hadn’t told her, his own kin. It didn’t surprise Struan, but it disgusted him. “The terms were clear,” he said grimly. ” Iona laughed bitterly. “Aye, that would be right enough. ” He had expected tears. Pleading. Not this. “I don’t think you fully grasp your situation. Your father reneged on his bargain with the Faol. ” “Faol? ” Iona shrank back, her eyes wide with shock. ” Struan took her hand and placed it on his chest. “Do I not feel real to you? As to our powers, they are real enough, too.