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 citadel. As he grapples with extended family rivalries and divisiveness inside his circle of relatives, he's faced with a startling discovery — a stunning lady from destiny, added throughout 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 expedition to Scotland, to an historic fort which has hosted no viewers for 2 a long time — before. Rumors abound of bizarre occurrences at Dunraven fort — occurrences which are based within the bedchamber Julia now occupies, the place a rugged Highland warrior materializes from the previous . . .
DRAWN IRRESTIBLY throughout 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 number of stolen moments and nurture a blossoming love? yet how lengthy can the principles of Time be damaged prior to the door shuts forevermore
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A Slip in Time by Kathleen Kirkwood