Lairds of the Loch #2
Grand Central Publishing
When Lady Lachina MacFarlan and her companion Lady Elizabeth Galbraith are kidnapped by the rebels who have seized Dumbarton fortress, Sir Ian Colquhoun rescues them and escorts them home. Sir Ian has been commanded by the King to recapture Dumbarton as soon as possilbe. When Lady Lachina's vile captor tries to blackmail her father for her hand in marriage and is refused, he threatens to ruin her reputation with lies that he and his men violated her while she was in his captivity. Sir Ian comes to the rescue again and nobly offers to marry the lovely Lina immediately to save her from such villainous perfidy. Marriage was not on Sir Ian's list of things to accomplish, but with Lina as his lady wife, he finds love with his stubborn,
beautiful lady wife...but when Sir Ian meets up with his nemesis, will he survive to love again and to serve his King?
THE KNIGHT'S TEMPTRESS is an exciting amd well-written entry in the Lairds of the Loch series set in the early fifteenth century. If you love medieval Scotland, the land of lochs and mists and clans and kilts and its seesaw of domestic and foreign politics, then you will love this book. Ms. Scott brings it all vividly to life in this marriage of convenience story with two well-matched and passionate protagonists as hero and heroine. With excellent primary and secondary characters, adventure and suspense, sensuality, and a bit of the paranormal, THE KNIGHT'S TEMPTRESS is sure to please historical romance fans. It stands alone, but readers will will not want to miss the first book in the series, THE LAIRD'S CHOICE.
Reviewed by Debora Hosey