The Border Vixen Author:Bertrice Small Dugald Kerr, the laird of Brae Aisir, has lost his male heirs in the raging border wars. He has but one inheritor remaining: a beautiful headstrong granddaughter known as Mad Maggie. There are manay eager to wed Maggie, for with her come the profitable right to exact tolls at a famous safe passage through the border hills, which has been under t... more »he protection of the Kerrs for generations.
Keenly aware of the covetous interest in his land, the laird announces that any man who can outrun, outride, and outfight Mad Maggie will win her and her ingeritance.
But you King James V learns of the laird's problem and dispatches his cousin Fingal Stewart into the borders to wed the heiress without delay so that the valuable pass may be protected. But the laird insists his conditions be met, and the heated contest of wills between Fin and Mad Maggie brings out the fire in them both.
But there are those who will stop at nothing to gain control of Maggie's inheritance....even if means getting rid of Fingal Stewart and his border vixen.« less