By Kathleen Kirkwood
A HIGHLAND CHIEFTAIN
Recently free of captivity in London Tower, Rae Mackinnon returns to the turbulent Highlands and claims his position as laird of Dunraven fort. As he grapples with extended family rivalries and divisiveness inside of his family, he's faced with a startling discovery — a gorgeous girl from destiny, brought in the course of the portals of Time and into his mattress . . .
A VICTORIAN LADY
Swept up in the summertime social rounds, Julia Hargrove accompanies her aunt and cousins on an day trip to Scotland, to an old citadel which has hosted no viewers for 2 a long time — before. Rumors abound of surprising occurrences at Dunraven fortress — occurrences which are headquartered within the bedchamber Julia now occupies, the place a rugged Highland warrior materializes from the previous . . .
DRAWN IRRESTIBLY in the course of the PORTALS OF TIME
What mysteries does Dunraven carry? What mystery opens the temporal door, permitting Julia and Rae to arrive around the centuries to say a couple of stolen moments and nurture a blossoming love? yet how lengthy can the foundations of Time be damaged sooner than the door shuts forevermore
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Are they complaining? Set your mind at rest, my boy. Now, here's a thought for you. Suppose we put up refreshment tables in the hall. " Next night, Theo was almost willing to admit the count was right. The Oracle Priestess had become fashionable among the Felden gentry, probably through lack of better diversion. The audience, more and more, came to see and be seen; to be amused by the antics of the phrenological head; to admire the wistful charms of the Priestess. There was much gossip and laughter; no one, as far as Theo could gather, truly believed in the girl's ghostly pronouncements.
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A Slip in Time by Kathleen Kirkwood