"Ms. Howell again delivers a believable highlander romance"
Laird James Drummond is outlawed - accused of murdering his
His lands and daughter taken over by her kinsman, Donnell
who James believes is the true murderer. After 3 years of
for his life, he disguises himself as a woodcarver and
Duncraig to find proof of his innocence.
Annora MacKay is brought to Dunncraig Keep by her cousin to
for Meggie, a child Donnell claims is his own. When she
James is Meggie's true father and that he was falsely
aids him. Through danger and intrigue, they uncover family
and how truly evil Donnell MacKay is.
Although not her best writing, Ms. Howell again delivers a
believable highlander romance. James is a wounded hero and
despairs as he finds his view of his marriage was not
As a sop to current publishing demand for paranormal, the
can sense feelings which helps her connect with the hero,
barely a plot point. Including visits from characters met
previous novels adds an atmosphere of being part of the
clan -- or
the wish to read their story although this book stands
Reviewed by Cy Korte
Posted February 9, 2008