From USA Today bestselling author Glynnis Campbell...The chef to Queen Mary cooks up fiery romance with a spirited Scottish minstrel at the most controversial banquet in Tudor history.
A woman with a taste for adventure...a man who knows how to satisfy her hunger. The chef to Queen Mary cooks up fiery romance with a spirited Scottish minstrel at the most controversial banquet in Tudor history.
Tristan MacKenzie, a brilliant chef in the royal household, plans to impress Queen Mary at the baptism feast for her infant son, until an intrepid minstrel, Mery Graham, arrives to stir the pot. A woman's place is definitely not in the kitchen, but daring Mery isn't intimidated by the handsome chef who's whetted her appetite for romance. Mery's impetuousness becomes a recipe for disaster as she begins to fall in love and out of wanderlust. And when insatiable curiosity lands her in the middle of a plot to assassinate the prince, Tristan must risk his life and his future–leaping from the frying pan into the fire–to save the sassy lass who has stolen his heart.
Book 3 of Scottish Lasses
Meet the lasses in the world of Mary Queen of Scots...Like the Scottish thistle, they're lovely yet tough, beautiful yet prickly, and only the strongest and wisest heroes are able to elude their thorns to discover the tender blossom within.
Length: 61,000 words = 296 pages
Rating: R-rated for passionate passages
In This Series
1542 – THE OUTCAST (a novella)
1545 – MacFARLAND'S LASS
1561 – MacADAM'S LASS
1566 – MacKENZIE'S LASS
Key Themes: Scottish historical romance, adventure stories, strong women, Scottish brides, Highland romance, Tudor books, traveling minstrel, medieval banquet, chef, Mary Queen of Scots, stories about food and cooking, stories with humor
More Historical Romances by Glynnis Campbell
The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch
THE SHIPWRECK (a novella)
A YULETIDE KISS (a short story)
The Knights of de Ware
THE HANDFASTING (a novella)
THE REIVER (a novella)
THE OUTCAST (a novella)
Slain MacKewan needs the red-headed beauty who steals his heart as soon as he lays eyes on her. However, he doesn't have time for love. She is a means to an end and will settle a debt to his advantage. He wants nothing more than to seek revenge against his bitter enemy, the man who robbed him of everything.
Slain and Hannah fight against all odds to conquer evil, face the darkest of secrets, and discover a love that knows neither time nor bounds.
Escape to the Highlands, late 1400s, in this historical romance of love, betrayal, secrets, and redemption, book two in the Highland Warrior Trilogy.
Adara's life has been filled with dread and apprehension, never knowing if she'd live to see the sunrise, or if she even wanted to. From an early age, she's served others—traded, sold, or given away. Only one fleeting moment in her life did she know kindness, but that too was taken away.
Now that she's escaped to her uncle's land, she finally has peace and feels safe. That is until he rode in. Now that peace is in danger—along with her heart.
He searched for salvation...
Warrick is called the Demon Lord for good reason. He is ruthless and cares for nothing—or no one—which makes him the perfect man to carry out the King's unsavory and sometimes brutal tasks. His current mission is no different, except when he arrives at MacCara keep, he finds Adara, the one woman he thought he'd never see again. She makes him feel, something he is afraid to do. He can't afford to be soft, and Adara could quickly become his weakness—one his enemies will use against him. Someone wants Adara dead.
Can Warrick convince her to trust him and keep her safe? Or will their new-found love become a deadly trap for both of them?
Hunter McLaud is known for his love of women. He spends his days entertaining himself with them and his nights as well. Patience has no time for the ne'er-do-well warrior until he offers her a solution to settle the problem between their clans. He asks her to marry him and unite the clans.
With the possibility of war looming over the clans, Patience has no choice but to agree to Hunter's outrageous plan, but she has some stipulations of her own. He agrees to her demands, though neither one of them is prepared for the turmoil that follows. And neither one of them is prepared for the demands of their hearts.
In The Scoundrel, Evangeline is determined to recover her family's relic from the thief Gawain. She knows he's a charming trickster with no moral code and has vowed to play by his rules to regain the prize, never expecting that Gawain will steal her heart. Gawain is intrigued by the first lady who is his match—when he falls in love with Evangeline, will he be able to convince her that his sweet confession isn't just another ruse?
In The Frost Maiden's Kiss, Catriona arrives pregnant at notorious Ravensmuir, home of the Hellhound, a mercenary of dangerous repute. The last person she expects to save her child is this grim and fearless man, and she knows herself to be in his debt. When Malcolm suggests a marriage of convenience to give her son a future, Catriona knows the only way to repay the Hellhound is to save him from the curse placed upon him, whatever the cost to herself.
In The Crusader's Heart, Christina takes a chance on Wulfe, challenging the Templar to aid her in escaping her captivity in a brothel in Venice. She will do anything to convince him that he has need of her by his side as Wulfe is the key to her safe return home. Wulfe finds himself dangerously tempted by the beautiful and resolute Christina, to the point of discarding his vows. He has nothing to offer her in his own right, but Christina's optimism is infectious and he revisits his own past, in the hope of building a future with her.
Three bold women each dare to challenge and to love a disreputable rogue, tempting the heartbreakers to change their ways. Love does conquer all in Heartbreakers: Three Medieval Bad Boys!