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By Laurin Wittig

Returning domestic to the Scottish Highlands after fighting the English, Tayg Munro gets a hero’s welcome—and a stunning ultimatum. for you to take his position as inheritor to the chiefdom of Culrain, he needs to decide upon a spouse in the month or have one selected for him. Angered through his family's decree, Tayg delays the inevitable by way of volunteering for a challenge for the king that takes him deep into the Highlands. Preoccupied by means of his marital legal responsibility, the brooding warrior units out without trace of the fateful come upon that awaits him...

Catriona MacLeod is understood during the Highlands because the Shrew of Assynt, due to her razor-sharp tongue and her unwillingness to yield to her 5 brothers. while she's informed that her eldest brother has promised her hand in marriage to a guy she has solid cause to hate, she flees into the Scottish wasteland, made up our minds to hunt the king’s intervention in her plight. while she reluctantly joins forces with a good-looking traveller, she can't expect the treacherous plot that might quickly embroil them—nor the eagerness that would ignite among them.

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Sorcha looked at him, her gaze level and unwavering. "You are to be chief. It is your duty to do what is best for the clan. As long as you are here and not wed you will cause trouble amongst the women. " Tayg sighed and prayed for strength against his mother's strong will. "Then I shall leave. I shall return to the king's service—" "Wait, lad," Angus said. "As it happens, I have a task needs doing that will serve to delay" - he looked pointedly at Sorcha - "what your mother fears will happen.

I did not like that it was necessary for Robbie to wed a lass he did not fancy. The lad here is wise enough to see the folly in such a plan. " He leaned over and kissed his wife on the cheek. "Go. Spread the word that Tayg is leaving immediately on the king's business. " "Or telling those tales," Tayg added. Sorcha looked first at her husband and then at her son. She rose and hugged Tayg. "I do not want to see you unhappy. There is enough of that in this life, but we must consider the clan—" "Go now, love," Angus said and Tayg was surprised to hear the softness in his father's voice.

Catriona stormed through the bailey to the main gate, scattering children and chickens ahead of her. As she left the castle's confines, the magnificent vista of Loch Assynt opened up before her in all its early winter glory. The snow-clad peaks of Quinag rising on the opposite shore were reflected in the loch's mirrored surface. As she neared the rocky beach, she slowed her steps. Ice clung to the verge and spread thickly upon those rocks that poked up from the dark watery depths. A breeze, gentle for December but still cold, tugged at her ruined gown.

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