R.L. Syme is the USA Today best-selling, award-winning author of the Highland Renegades series of medieval romance and the Line of Fire romantic suspense series, set in Somewhere, TX, where she also writes as Becca Boyd.Becca is a writer of heroes worth loving and villains worth hating. Lover of cheese (#fancycheese) and binge-watching and strawberries and hope. A Tweeter and Pinner of things.
Edith Drummond owes her life to Niels Buchanan and his brothers. Waking after an illness to a castle overrun by rugged Highlanders is disconcerting, but so is learning that she’s slowly being poisoned. Niels insists on staying by her side, and Edith soon discovers that even more dangerous is her wild attraction to the fierce warrior.
Niels has never met a more courageous—or enticing—woman than Lady Edith. The idea of such a bonny lass being forced to enter a nunnery is more than any red-blooded Scotsman could bear. He’ll gladly marry her himself. But while sweeping her off her feet is easy, it’ll take all his skill to defeat her family’s relentless enemies, and convince her to surrender to his sweet embrace. . . .
Driven from home and family by a crazed father, Broccin Sinclair refuses to stand aside while the English invade his beloved Scotland. But who should he champion? The freedom fighter who saved his life, the family who has forgotten him, or the woman who captured his childhood heart?
All Cadha de Witt has ever wanted was her true love to return home but she is heartbroken when he doesn't arrive with his ship. Despite her family's insistence that he wants to begin a new life in Scotland, Cadha charges after him...but she needs help. Valc has a debit to pay. A beautiful young woman hires him to take her to Scotland, no questions asked, but the journey soon becomes more dangerous than he bargained for. With soldiers on his tail and pirates in the North Sea, Valc doesn't know if he can protect his charge on her journey, let alone protect himself from losing his heart to this mysterious stranger. The 5th book in the best-selling Highland Renegades series by award-winning author R.L. Syme˃˃˃ What readers are saying
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Between the police scanners, the coffee ladies, and the senior center, no secret is safe for long. But Vangie Vale wants nothing more than to stay under the radar...especially the police radar.
So when her new bakery is linked to a murder investigation, nothing will stop the gossip mill from connecting her to the dead body. Can't have that.
In order to clear her good name and keep her face off the front page, this bakery owner becomes extra nosy...with a little side of breaking-and-entering. But when she comes face-to-face with the Sheriff, Vangie can't ignore the fact that one of her macarons was involved in a murder. She has to find the real murderer.
The Murdered Macaron is book one in The Matchbaker Mysteries, a new cozy culinary mystery series from USA Today Bestselling Author, R.L. Syme.
RECIPE INCLUDED: The Murdered Macaron
"I loved Vangie Vale and the Murdered Macaron. Vangie's wry witandpeople skills make her the ideal amateur sleuth. And then there arethemacarons...yum! R.L. Syme is a fresh voice in the cozy mystery genre. Ican't wait to see what she and Vangie get up to next."
-Zara Keane, USA Today bestselling author of the Movie Club Mysteries
"An intricate web of lies and deceit, with so many twists and turns thatshe had me guessing until the very end. Usually, I can figure outwhodunitpretty dadgum quickly, so if Ms. Syme can keep me guessing,then it'sdefinitely a well-written mystery!"
-Teresa Watson, mystery author of the Lizzie Crenshaw Mysteries
"A new to me author and a book that will keep you turning the pages as fast as you can to see what happens."
- Texas Book-aholic blog
"What I wouldn't give to be in this story. It was fun, imaginative and full of yummy treats."
- Babs Book Bistro
"I can't wait to discover more characters and more delicacies from Vangie!"
- Bibliophile Reviews
"It might have been the book cover that drew me in. But it was the storyand plot that kept me and lured me all the way to the end."
- Varietats blog
"Vangie Vale is not your typical character in a cozy book. She is one complex woman in a small town in the beautiful setting of Montana."
- My Reading Journeys blog
"This series is off to a tasty start."
- Dolycas Review blog
Vangie Vale finds herself in another predicament trying to solve a murder in a neighboring small town before her mugshot shows up in the local anonymous gossip blog. And just when she hoped her Sherlocking days were done. No rest for the wicked…or the clergy.
Pick up your second book in The Matchbaker Mysteries today. You’ll never guess whodunit.
“R.L. Syme is a fresh voice in the cozy mystery genre.”
-Zara Keane, USA Today bestselling author of the Movie Club Mysteries series
RECIPE INCLUDED: The Corpseless Custard