Helen Susan Swift - Lowland Romance Collection - Books 1-3
Lowland Romance Collection - Books 1-3
The first three 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?