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Finding Her Vikings by Skye MacKinnon
Tasha Temple - 2011
It’s also about to change. A startling use of cruel, inhuman power places Sara in extreme peril giving her only one chance to escape. Now she must overcome her deepest fears and resist her most powerful desires just to stay alive. In the struggle to conquer herself, Sara encounters a god of a man from a distant land who brings her to the heights of pleasure, beyond what she ever imagined possible. The fiery passion between Sara and the warlord, Arystan, is the material of legends. As their souls collide and lock in a tangle of lust and desire, will Sara resist her deepest yearnings and give up what she cherishes most so they can remain together forever? Can she break through Arystan’s battle-hardened defenses and reach his heart while helping him defeat the cruel enemy of his past on the battlefield? This steamy novel of love, warfare and passion will leave you on the edge of your seat with suspense.
Patricia Simpson - 2009
A week before her wedding in Scotland, Tara Lewis stumbles upon a hidden tomb and accidentally awakens a spellbound knight. But Tara refuses to acknowledge the chivalrous shade. She doesn't believe in the spirit world-or true love for that matter-until the touch of the handsome knight awakens her troubled heart. To gain his freedom, the knight must recover a valuable Psalter and deliver it to its rightful owner. But completing his quest proves difficult. Hugh finds himself hopelessly attracted to the woman who freed him and duty bound to protect her-from an ancient enemy, a modern threat, but most of all from a forbidden love that could ruin both their futures. As Tara's wedding day dawns, she and Hugh must make a fateful choice. Will they keep their promises or follow their hearts? Or will the ancient spell that binds them destroy their one chance at happiness?
Donna McDonald - 2017
The big blue planet that most call Earth desperately needs matchmakers. There is only one small—okay, BIG—problem. No one wants the alien dating service job… No one. The original matchmakers are dead, and much worse, their DNA is no longer viable for cloning. Solution? Go back in time to some of Earth’s other—thankfully slower spinning—versions, and retrieve the alternates of the one couple in any universe who seems able to do the job. Far easier said than done though, especially when the alternates are anything but a loving couple, and both are none too pleased to be thrown into the future. What does oil and water create? Salad dressing or a real mess of aliens, humans, and matchmaking fun!
Heather Graham - 1984
From the moment he walked out of the forest and into her arms, Serena Loren knew they had met before, that this magnificent man had returned from the past to claim her again. Until she awoke to find herself alone, bereft-- and angry. Who was he? Where had he come from? Too soon she'd learn that Professor Justin O'Neill was a boarder in her own inn, The Golden Hawk, a psychologist researching witchcraft at its Salem source. How could they have known they were both spellbound, reliving passions generations old,sentenced to a tragic fate -- that could only be challenged and changed by love.
Grizzly Bear's Bride
Viola Rivard - 2015
Nestled in the rocky hills of the Dakota Territory lies Greystone, a hidden town where shifters of all breeds can live in peace. The only bear in Greystone, Grissom's sheer size and strength is enough to keep the shifters in line. Though he works as the town's enforcer, he spends his days wandering the forests, hunting and foraging for food. Everything changes the night Grissom meets Ruby: a beautiful, curvaceous, and utterly irresistible human. Though being with her could jeopardize everything, the grizzly bear shifter is determined to claim her as his mate. This is a standalone story, no cliffhangers. It is a short novel, approximately 32,000 words. It is a historical paranormal romance and contains mature content, unsuitable for readers under 18.
Beyond The Threshold
Linda Lael Miller - 2002
It all begins when the cousins discover a precious family heirloom that has the secret power to take those who dare to wear it back to another place and time...where they will ultimately need to make a life-altering choice. First Elizabeth meets and falls head over heels for a handsome and charming doctor who's been dead eighty years or so, and then Rue goes in search of her missing cousin, only to come face-to-face with a handsome sheriff who changes her life forever....
Nicola Claire - 2017
We mend Time. Catch it. Stitch it. Make it. We’re Surgeons of Time. And you’re about to go where no layperson has ever gone before. So trust me, when I say I am responsible for you. And believe me, when I say your presence alone could fracture or restore Time.” Mourning the loss of her parents, Mimi Wylde embarks on a holiday of a lifetime with her twin sister. But when breaking the rules ends up shattering her understanding of the world around her, Mimi has to draw on more courage than her nickname, Mouse, would attest to. Losing everything she holds dear and challenging all that she believes to be true, Mimi faces up to a future that is tangled in a past too frightening to comprehend.At the Royal Academy of Time Surgeons, things happen for a reason, even in their dreams. There are consequences to surfing time waves. So when Dr Jack Evans inadvertently picks up a woman from the past, he knows immediately that Time has been tampered with. It doesn’t help that he’s been dreaming of the girl even before she arrives, and when she does, she proves to be everything he'd hoped for.Time changes in the blink of an eye, and as Mimi and Jack chase down history, trying desperately to stop catastrophic oncoming events, they both start realising that dreams are always meant come true. Even the nightmares.
Love in the Mist
S.R. Roddy - 2012
What then does it mean to dream of someone from another time? Tasha questioned her own sanity, who falls in love in a dream? Then one fate filled night a mysterious man steps out of the mist boldly walking into her world. Will she be brave enough to follow the path fate has set her on or falter at the threshold?
An Outlander Collection, Books 1-3
Diana Gabaldon - 2016
It’s a second honeymoon, a chance to learn how war has changed them and to re-establish their loving marriage. But one afternoon, Claire walks through a circle of standing stones and vanishes into 1743, where the first person she meets is a British army officer - her husband’s six-times great-grandfather. Unfortunately, Black Jack Randall is not the man his descendant is, and while trying to escape him, Claire falls into the hands of a gang of Scottish outlaws, and finds herself a Sassenach - an outlander - in danger from both Jacobites and Redcoats.Marooned amid danger, passion and violence, her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior. What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need, and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men, in two irreconcilable lives.Book 2: Dragonfly in AmberFor twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to the majesty of Scotland's mist-shrouded hills. Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as stunning as the events that gave it birth: about the mystery of an ancient circle of standing stones, about a love that transcends the boundaries of time, and about James Fraser, a warrior whose gallantry once drew the young Claire from the security of her century to the dangers of his.Now a legacy of blood and desire will test her beautiful daughter as Claire's spellbinding journey continues in the intrigue-ridden court of Charles Edward Stuart, in a race to thwart a doomed uprising, and in a desperate fight to save both the child and the man she loves.Book 3: VoyagerJamie Fraser is lying on the battlefield of Culloden, where he rises wounded, to face execution or imprisonment. Either prospect pales beside the pain of loss - his wife is gone. Forever.But sometimes forever is shorter than one thinks. In 1746, Claire Fraser made a perilous journey through time, leaving her young husband to die at Culloden, in order to protect their unborn child. In 1968, Claire has just been struck through the heart, discovering that Jamie Fraser didn’t die in battle.But where is Jamie now? With the help of her grown daughter, Claire sets out to find the man who was her life - and might be once again.
The Seeds of Power
Jilly Wood - 2019
Until her greatest strength becomes her fatal weakness. Princess Christal of Larrochar learned long ago that to marry was to risk her life. At twenty-eight she’s resolutely unwed, trusted assistant to the King’s Cultivator and an expert in rare plants. Then, to her horror, she receives a marriage proposal she can’t refuse. All Prince Daire of Caldermor cares about is elan—the mysterious golden beans that bring his family untold wealth and power. If Daire wants Christal, elan must be at the root of his interest. Christal’s father would sacrifice her to discover elan’s secrets. The Calderrans would kill to keep them secure. To save herself Christal will need every kernel of knowledge she’s ever gleaned. And the support of Kiran Randsen, elite soldier turned Calderran bodyguard, who may be something even rarer than elan—a man she’d trust with her life. The Seeds of Power is the first book in the Elan Intrigues fantasy romance series. If you like strong heroines, chivalrous heroes, natural magic, and life-or-death stakes, then you’ll love this powerful historical fantasy by award-winning author Jilly Wood. Dig in to The Seeds of Power and share Christal’s adventure today!
The Queen's Man
Terri Brisbin - 2000
Textiles expert Sharon Reynolds is examining a treasure trove of Elizabethan clothing when she discovers a bit of parchment containing an astounding piece of information. But before Sharon has a chance to share the find with her colleagues, she stumbles through a hidden door to another time…Sixteenth Century, England. Richard Granville, master of Queen Elizabeth’s stables, is acknowledged only as the queen’s half-brother—Henry VIII’s illegitimate son. A dramatic first meeting sparks an attraction between Sharon and Richard, who recognizes a kindred spirit in this strange woman who seems to have appeared out of thin air. But only after they fall in love does Sharon realize that Richard is the heir described on the parchment—and that he, not Elizabeth—is England’s rightful ruler. Now Sharon must make a choice, aware that her actions will determine the fate of a man and his country…
Samantha Wolfe - 2018
So it seems like a good idea when she hastily accepts one at a seedy dive bar she finds along the side of the road. Especially when she ends up meeting an unbelievably gorgeous man who arrests her attention and inflames her desire like never before. But when two terrifying men start an equally terrifying bar brawl in an attempt to kidnap her, she realizes she made a horrible mistake. Her first night on the job becomes an incomprehensible nightmare that threatens her life and her sanity, and has her questioning everything she knows. Emmett Weylin isn’t human. He and his family are part of a pack of werewolves living in secret in the tiny town of Wolcott. Drawing undue attention to himself is the last thing he can afford, so hitting a shady bar outside of town with a questionable reputation is a necessary evil when he needs to scratch an occasional itch. He never expected to find his mate and the love if his life there. And when he sees her, both the wolf and the man inside him instantly take notice. Wanting. Needing. Coveting. But when two evil and inhuman abominations show up to take her away from him, can he keep her safe long enough to do something about it? Or will the shocking truth about what he really is, and what they are to each other, scare her off before he even has a chance?
The Charm Stone
Donna Kauffman - 2002
But that’s nothing compared to the shock she gets when she places the jewel around her neck. Instantly a mysterious little kilted man appears to inform her that the charm has betrothed her to an eighteenth-century Scottish laird! It’s not that Josie has anything against handsome lairds—or older men. But three hundred plus years may be stretching things a bit. After all, she has a career to consider. And besides, she’s sure the effects of her concussion will be wearing off any minute—until the minutes turn to hours...then days...A little charm goes a long wayThe spirit of Connal MacNeil has been waiting centuries for his betrothed to appear on Scotland’s roaring shores. Josie’s arrival with the MacNeil charm stone is his dream come true. Her passion is a fiery match to his own—and her powerful body is perfect for bearing the heir he plans. He bargained his soul for this last chance at prosperity, and he won’t take no for an answer. Unfortunately the lass doesn’t quite understand that destiny has bound them for all eternity. In fact, she seems determined to deny him at every turn—when she isn’t busy with her foolhardy need to go wave hunting. But it doesn’t take long for other, more earthly MacNeil charms to take hold. For Josie is only human—and Connal has waited long enough for the love affair of his lifetime to finally begin....
The Falcon's Bride
Dawn Thompson - 2006
The earl-to-be was a blue-eyed Adonis, a true catch-and surely the incident in Covent Garden was exaggerated. And yet, upon her arrival at Cashel Cosgrove, Thea found herself more intrigued by the Irish castle's legend, that of the tragic Ros Drumcondra. "The Black Falcon" he was called. Party Gypsy, part Celt, the warrior had been conquered by betrayal alone. His ghost was still reputed to wander these halls, making women tremble with fear and desire-for who could resist those burnished copper eyes? Hadn't he stolen away the betrothed of Cian Cosgrove, made the woman his love slave? If only Thea herself could suffer such a fate. If only magic were a reality. If only that Gypsy woman had spoken the truth, and Thea was a woman out of time, the one meant to be...THE FALCON'S BRIDE