Tamed by a Laird

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Tamed by a Laird

Finding herself agreeing to marry a man she knows she will never love, Jenny Easdale only wants one last adventure before she is forced to settle down. Jenny takes off with the group of traveling minstrel troupe. The freedom she gets is very intoxicating, but she knows it will not last for long. But then Jenny's soon to be brother-in-law is sent to bring her back to her groom. Sir Hugh Douglas has vowed to never fall for another woman after the death of his first beloved wife. What Sir Hugh finds when he caught up with Jenny comes as something of a shock. Jenny is not what Sir Hugh expected to find in a young well breed woman. Jenny is witty, smart and brave. Sir Hugh finds himself starting to fall for Jenny and her for him. Now they have to find out who is plotting against Scotland in order to remain together and to protect those they love.
This story is set in the 14th-century Scotland. The two main characters are touching. The characters from the traveling minstrel troupe are also well portrayed as they play matchmakers between Jenny and Hugh. Ms Scott has put together a well-told story.     

Book Blurb for Tamed by a Laird

National bestselling author Amanda Scott sweeps readers back to the turbulent fourteenth-century Scottish Borders, where valiant men and women risk everything for their land. Jenny Easdale is ready to accept her fate. She's agreed to marry a man she will never love - yet not before slipping away for one last adventure. Following a traveling minstrel troupe, she's whisked into a world of intoxicating freedom. Then, all too soon, she finds herself in danger - from a vengeful political plot against Scotland and from the man who has come to take her home. Dutybound to return with his brother's wayward bride, Sir High Douglas is not prepared for how her quick wit, courage, and laughing eyes touch his warrior heart. Now, as the merry minstrels play matchmaker and passion sparks between Hugh and Jenny, the conspiracy against Scotland builds...and threatens all they hold dear.

Night Owl Reviews Jun, 2009 3.50