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By Laurin Wittig

Returning domestic to the Scottish Highlands after combating the English, Tayg Munro gets a hero’s welcome—and a stunning ultimatum. with a view to take his position as inheritor to the chiefdom of Culrain, he needs to decide on a spouse in the month or have one selected for him. Angered by means of his family's decree, Tayg delays the inevitable by means of volunteering for a undertaking for the king that takes him deep into the Highlands. Preoccupied through his marital legal responsibility, the brooding warrior units out without trace of the fateful stumble upon that awaits him...

Catriona MacLeod is understood through the Highlands because the Shrew of Assynt, because of her razor-sharp tongue and her unwillingness to yield to her 5 brothers. while she's advised that her eldest brother has promised her hand in marriage to a guy she has solid cause to hate, she flees into the Scottish barren region, decided to hunt the king’s intervention in her plight. whilst she reluctantly joins forces with a good-looking vacationer, she can't count on the treacherous plot that would quickly embroil them—nor the eagerness that would ignite among them.

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She wished for neither and she had precious little time to avert disaster. She'd not see the MacDonells drag the MacLeods into the muck that was Clan Donells' lot in life. 'Twas surely a misplaced loyalty on her part but she could not do less than what was best for her clan. She was daughter to the chief and despite her trials with her brothers she had a duty - it had ever been her duty - to safeguard the clansfolk, even, as was the usual case, when it meant protecting them from Broc, their future chief.

She shook her head. Even if there was a man she could imagine being married to, none of the lads she knew would have anything to do with her. There were no lads within a day's ride of Assynt who would ever consider marrying her. And none she could stomach being married to, even for the good of the clan. An abbey then, and the religious life. Poverty, chastity and obedience. She shuddered. She was not suited to such an existence and well she knew it. Poverty she could survive, but she wished for children of her own someday - a little one who would love her for herself alone - and obedience?

I will not marry him," she said as much to herself as to anyone else in the chamber. She turned to her father, her gown gripped in her ink-stained fists. "If you make me, I'll… I'll… I'll stab him in his sleep. " "Triona—" her father reached out but she evaded him and fled the room. Broc's self-satisfied chuckle followed her down the empty corridor. Catriona stormed through the bailey to the main gate, scattering children and chickens ahead of her. As she left the castle's confines, the magnificent vista of Loch Assynt opened up before her in all its early winter glory.

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