A BORROWED SCOT
Strong plotlines and memorable characters combined with heated sensuality and dashes of humor and adventure are why readers turn to Ranney for a delightful and delicious evening’s read. No fan will be disappointed with her fascinating tale tinged with the paranormal and glowing with the warmth of true love.
Montgomery Fairfax, an American recently come into his title as 11th Lord of Fairfax, arrives at the mysterious Mercaii meeting to gain information about a strange mirror he’s inherited. Instead he walks into a ceremony where a young woman is about to be violated. Without thinking of the consequences Montgomery risks his life to save her.
Veronica MacLeod sought out the Mercaii to understand her “gift” for feeling others’ emotions; never did she imagine being drugged, rescued by a stranger and then forced into marriage. Though glad to be away from her horrid family, Veronica knows she has gone from the frying pan into the fire. The only thing holding her marriage together is the passion they share. Longing to understand her husband’s haunted past leads Veronica on a hunt for the truth about the mirror’s ability to foretell the future and draws them into a murderer’s plot. (AVON, Apr., 380 pp., $7.99)