The Return of Black Douglas by Elaine Coffman

By Elaine Coffman

Coffman's writing is deft, able, and evocative. -Publishers Weekly he will aid a girl in want, irrespective of the place she got here from... Alysandir Mackinnon principles his extended family with a good yet iron fist. He has no time for softness or, as he sees it, weak point. but if he encounters a bewitching younger attractiveness who may perhaps or is probably not a deadly secret agent, yet is unquestionably in mortal possibility, he is forced to help... She's constantly puzzled if she was once born within the fallacious time... Thrown again in time to the tumultuous, harmful Scottish Highlands of the 16th century, Isobella Douglas has much to profit approximately her ancestors, herself, and her position on the planet. specially while she encounters a Highland laird who places glossy males to shame... every one has secrets and techniques to maintain, until eventually they start to ring a bell in each one other's hearts that is by no means been touched before... "With an eloquent pen, Ms. Coffman weaves phrases right into a tapestry." -RT e-book studies "Elaine Coffman touches the guts whereas making her readers snigger and cry." -Atlanta magazine (20110211)

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The Return of Black Douglas

Coffman's writing is deft, able, and evocative. -Publishers Weekly he will aid a lady in desire, regardless of the place she got here from. .. Alysandir Mackinnon ideas his extended family with a good yet iron fist. He has no time for softness or, as he sees it, weak point. but if he encounters a bewitching younger attractiveness who may possibly or will not be a deadly undercover agent, yet is unquestionably in mortal probability, he is forced to assist.

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She hoped the trip would draw them closer, for they had never been as close as most twins. Their interests and personalities were quite different. They couldn’t agree on books, movies, clothes, cars, or what constituted a handsome man. Elisabeth was outspoken and impatient. She got to the heart of the matter quickly. Isobella tended to take her time and smell the roses along the way, wandering down unknown paths and sometimes getting lost. About the only thing they had in common was that they were identical twins.

I know you were Scotland’s bravest knight and greatest warrior. ” “Ye do have a way o’ talking overmuch,” he said. “Yes, I know. ” Ye gods! I’m talking to the ghost of the Black Douglas. She felt as if a bolt of lightning had flashed through her skull. Her mouth was dry, and Elisabeth was squeezing her hand so tightly that Isobella was certain all her blood had given up trying to get through and rushed back to the sanctuary of her heart. Even her eyeballs ached. And her brain! It ached like someone had used it for first base.

Aye, yer tears reached out across the centuries to summon me. ” Isobella could well believe that, but she didn’t get to think upon it further, due to Elisabeth’s persistent rib jabbing, which she ignored. How could she explain that this was truly the archaeological opportunity of a lifetime? Instead of digging through ruins for answers, she had her own personal history book in the flesh, so to speak. There he stood, a bona fide knight-errant, right out of medieval Scotland’s romantic past and wearing the clothes of his knighthood: chausses and a mail tunic called a hauberk and a light blue tunic, belted low about the hips.

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