THE LAIRD'S CHOICE
With the first in the Lairds of the Loch series, Scott demonstrates why she is a master of the genre. Her crisply paced, intriguing plot and sensuous characters with unique powers and personalities, set against the historical backdrop of the Scots’ battle for independence, immediately draw the reader in. Not to be missed by any fan.
Lady Andrena MacFarlan has the ability to sense others’ thoughts and feelings. Magnus Galbraith last saw his family two years ago when his enraged, grief-stricken father disowned him. Now, he escapes an enemy galley and washes up on MacFarlan land. He is rescued by Andrena, who both calms and inflames him. He agrees to take on her clan name and champion the MacFarlans when he sees the king. Andrena will not be left behind. During their arduous travels, their attraction proves insatiable. (FOREVER, Dec., 400 pp., $7.99)