Return of the Lost Bride

Crowns & Kilts

Book 4
Boxwood Manor Books
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From New York TimesBestselling author Cynthia Wright comes a thrilling new romance of 16th century Scotland!

A PROUD HIGHLANDER

Darkly handsome Ciaran MacLeod revels in his life as a Highland warrior. He spends his days training with his comrades at Duntulm Castle on the far cliffs of the Isle of Skye, and taking his pick of smitten lasses.

However, Ciaran harbors a secret, passed down from his dead mother, that has caused him to become deeply suspicious of love. He’s grateful he doesn’t have to worry about taking a wife, for the castle is efficiently run by Violette, a plain young Frenchwoman who covers her head with a gable hood and reveals nothing of her own past.

SECRETS REVEALED

Violete Pasquiére fled to Scotland to escape a vengeful stepfather. She feels safe on the remote Isle of Skye, disguised in drab clothing and and tending to these strong clan MacLeod men who would be lost without her care. The potent attraction Violette feels for Ciaran MacLeod is just one more secret she keeps.

But a threat to Duntulm Castle changes everything, and Ciaran’s elders propose that he marry Judith MacRae to bring additional lands and warriors to the clan. Rebelling against the efforts to control him, Ciaran proposes to Violette instead, setting in motion a passionate series of events that shake not only their future, but challenge their carefully guarded hearts...

Connecting Books:

The St. Briac Family in the 16th century:

YOU AND NO OTHER (Thomas & Aimée)

OF ONE HEART (Andrew & Micheline)

ABDUCTED AT THE ALTAR (Christophe & Fiona)

RETURN OF THE LOST BRIDE (Ciaran & Violette)

QUEST OF THE HIGHLANDER (Lennox & Nora)


The St. Briac Family in the 18th century:

THE SECRET OF LOVE (Gabriel & Isabella)

HIS MAKE-BELIEVE BRIDE (Justin & Mouette)

coming in 2021...HER IMPOSSIBLE HUSBAND (Justin & Mouette)

“Cynthia Wright magically entwines passion and history!” ~ RT Book Reviews

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From a New York Times bestselling author comes an irresistible novel of 16th century Scotland!


When a spirited Scottish lass crosses paths with a charismatic Outlander, sparks fly that threaten to set fire to their separate worlds…


Vibrant Fiona MacLeod has never left the Isle of Skye, except in the pages of cherished books. However, everything changes when her mother makes a deathbed request that Fi travel to Falkland Palace and experience the royal court. It may be her last chance to see the world before she is married off to an overbearing Highland warrior.


Across the ocean in Europe, architect Christophe de St. Briac enjoys a perfectly-ordered life. He’s a rising star among the artistic builders of the Renaissance and has his pick of women to warm his bed - until King François I pressures him to accept a project at Scotland’s Falkland Palace.


Although Fiona and Christophe are from different worlds, they soon find their passionate souls have everything in common. But while they seem to be on a collision course with destiny, dark forces are conspiring to keep them apart…


CROWNS & KILTS: The St. Briac Family

1526 - YOU AND NO OTHER (Thomas & Aimée)

1532 - OF ONE HEART (Andrew & Micheline)

1538 - ABDUCTED AT THE ALTAR (Christophe & Fiona)

1539 - RETURN OF THE LOST BRIDE (Ciaran & Violette)

1541 - QUEST OF THE HIGHLANDER (Lennox & Nora)


The St. Briac Family in the Regency

1808 - THE SECRET OF LOVE (Gabriel & Isabella)

1818 - HIS MAKE-BELIEVE BRIDE (Justin & Mouette)

coming in 2021...HER IMPOSSIBLE HUSBAND (Justin & Mouette)

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Publisher
Boxwood Manor Books
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Published on
Jul 19, 2019
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Pages
350
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ISBN
9781948053198
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical / Renaissance
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Medieval
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Renaissance
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Scottish
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Tudor
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