The Border Lord's Bride (Border Chronicles, Bk 2)
The Border Lord's Bride - Border Chronicles, Bk 2 Author:Bertrice Small The Border Chronicles, continues with this tale of a woman rescued, a man enraptured, and a love unanticipated by fate.... — Duncan Armstrong, laird of Duffdour, has sworn not to wed unless it is to a lass he truly loves. But when he needs a favor from King James, Duncan never expects what he's forced to pay in return: the taking of a bride n... more »either loves nor desires.
When Highland heiress Ellen MacArthur's marriage plans are thwarted by a murder attempt, she has no choice but to beg the king for help. The cost for her urgent plea: to surrender her heritage and become a lord's bride.
The price to be paid by two strangers thrown together by fate is higher than they can imagine. And more dangerous than the passion -- and betrayal -- that could consume them.« less
I enjoy all of Ms. Small's books. The way she weaves her story through actual history really makes her books come alive for me. The Border Lord's Bride is no exception. The detail and development of characters makes me want the story to continue on and on.