The Secret Author:Julie Garwood Judith Hampton was as beautiful as she was proud and loyal. Her dear Scottish friend from childhood was about to give birth, and Judith had promised to be at her side. But there was another reason for the journey from her bleak English home to the Highlands: to meet the father she had never known, the Laird Maclean.Nothing prepared her, however,... more » for the sight of the Scottish barbarian who was to escort her into his land...Iain Maitland, Laird of his clan, a man more powerfully compelling than any she had ever encountered.
In a spirited clash of wills and customs, Judith reveled in the melting bliss of Iain's searching kisses, his passionate caresses. Perplexed by her sprightly defiance, bemused by her tender nature, Iain felt his soul growing into the light and warmth of her love. Surely nothing would wrench her from the affection and trust of Iain and his clan...not even the truth about her father, a devastating secret that could shatter the boldest alliance, and the most glorious of loves!« less
I absolutely loved this book from the Highlands' series. I read it in two days!
Highly reccomended, especially if you have read the other two Highlands' books before...It was nice to read it a little backwards.
She's put the gut feeling in words!
I certainly loved this book, although, I really haven't read a Garwood book that I didn't like. What I most enjoyed was the gut feeling of Love that Iain and Judith had for each other was so very well told in this book. My favorite line was when Iain decided he would marry Judith, he never proposed, he just told her he was going to keep her! Enjoy the book!
c1100 tale set in medieval Scotland. Interesting plot and subplots of intrique and romance. First of a series - the second book is Ransome. If you like historical romance novels this is far above ordinary. First published in 1992. This paperback is 2005.