"refreshingly entertaining novel"
In Pine Creek, Maine, Michael MacBain owns and manages a
Christmas tree farm. Living with him is his eight-year-old
son Robbie and the former farm owner geriatric widower John
Bigelow whose wife of almost six decades recently died.
In Los Angeles, Cedars Sinai Medical Center trauma Dr.
Elizabeth Hart suddenly performs two miracle healing acts
and begins hearing the voices of patients in her head,
pleading for help. Unable to cope, she responds to an
Internet ad about renting a house. Robbie, who feels his
dad needs a wife, placed the ad in the paper. On the drive
to the remote area, Robbie's "pet" owl causes her car to
crash. After hearing a series of jokes about being pint
sized among these giants, Elizabeth and Michael fall in
love. However, even though she loves the dude, she has to
wonder about the sanity of a man who claims he was born
eight centuries ago but was transferred to her time by a
The latest twenty-first century medieval Highlander romance
is an exciting tale starring two delightful protagonists
and a strong support cast including previous lead
characters. The story line is fun to follow as Michael and
Elizabeth must cope with the matchmaking of his son and
pregnant sister-in-law. Though in some ways the prime
relationship is similar to those in previous novels in the
series, Janet Chapman writes a refreshingly entertaining
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted August 31, 2003
A runaway beauty finds love in the brawny arms of a handsome stranger...
Talented surgeon Libby Hart is fleeing to Pine Creek, Maine, when her car spins out of control and crashes into a pond. She is rescued by Michael MacBain, a medieval highlander trapped in the modern world by a wizard's spell. Wounded in love once before by a modern woman, Michael wants nothing to do with Libby, but he can't resist the intense desire she stirs within him. Can this proud warrior pledge his heart to a woman whose secret threatens to change their lives forever?
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Time Travel