Helen Susan Swift - Lowland Romance Collection
Lowland Romance Collection
A Scottish Historical Romance Series
All six books in 'Lowland Romance', a series of Scottish historical romance novels by Helen Susan Swift, now in one volume!The Handfasters: Scotland, 1811. Coming from the Highlands to Edinburgh in search of a husband, Alison Lamont finds herself in all sorts of trouble. Thrown out of a fashionable ball for a stolen kiss, she flees from a riot in the notorious Old Town and ends up staying the night with Willie Kemp, an eccentric boatbuilder. While Alison falls deeply in love with Mr. Kemp, her aunt wishes her to marry the obnoxious but rich John Forres. But who left the mysterious footprints outside her cottage, and what secret is Mr. Kemp hiding?The Tweedie Passion: The Scottish Borders, 16th century. Jeannie Tweedie of the Lethan Valley is a woman of her time and place: loyal to her man, and to her family. She is betrothed to Robert Ferguson; a man who others do not believe worthy of her. When the mysterious Yorling kidnaps Jeannie, she discovers a new side to life. Torn between two men, she must find who is most suitable for her. But who is her chosen one, and will she discover her Tweedie Passion?A Turn of Cards: Edinburgh, 1804. Dorothea Flockhart is hiding her past. A woman alone, she avoids men; even the personable Captain Rogers fails to stir her heart despite all his efforts. While Napoleon's armies threaten invasion, Scotland's capital still hosts balls, although the atmosphere is hectic and men don uniform to meet the impending turmoil. Carrying many secrets, Dorothea wends her way through the wynds of Edinburgh. But when a personification of the past returns to recreate the nightmares that have haunted her for a decade, which will triumph: love or fear?The Name of Love: On her 20th birthday, Mary Hepburn - daughter of the local magistrate - learns that she is to marry John Aitken, a much older man. Unhappy with this, Mary walks to the local moor to clear her mind. Instead, she meets and falls in love with the handsome Captain Ferintosh, when he saves her from whiskey smugglers. The situation gets even more complicated when Mary's father arrests Ferintosh. But who is worthy of her love, and what secrets are the men around him hiding?Storm Of Love: Torn between her longtime sweetheart and a charming, affluent new flame, Scottish mill girl Catriona Easson is struggling to choose between her head and her heart. As new connections bloom and old relationships are threatened, Catriona's romantic future seems foggy. With familial and financial hardships clouding her emotions, will Catriona discover true love - despite the path being stormier than ever?To Hunt A Husband: 22-year-old Robyn feels she is fast becoming an old maid. There are some eligible men in rural Midlothian, but Robyn has some competition from her particular friend, Amy. Already engaged to a man she no longer loves, Robyn sets out to hunt for a husband in a countryside racked by social unrest. Could her man be the collier hunted by the police - or the tall golfer? And who is the messenger who seems to appear just when he's not wanted?