Cathy MacRae lives on the sunny side of the Arbuckle Mountains where she and her husband read, write, and tend the garden—with the help of the dogs, of course. You can visit with her on facebook, or read her blogs and learn about her books at www.cathymacraeauthor.com. Drop her a line—she loves to hear from readers!
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DD MacRae enjoys bringing history to life and considers research one of the best things about writing a story! With more than 35 years of martial arts training, DD also brings breath-taking action to the tales. You can connect with DD through www.cathymacraeauthor.com. It’s always exciting to hear from readers!
Caught between two kings vying for sovereignty of the Isles and Western Scotland, Hanna of Hällstein has lost everything—and vows to repay the Scots for the deaths of her husband and children. Fleeing the smoldering ruins of her village, Hanna crosses the Strait of Mull and chooses the Laird of Clan MacLean as the object of her revenge.
Alex MacLean has buried a wife and three children. Ignoring the clamors for him to wed again and produce an heir, he finds himself drawn to a Norse refugee who defies him and tests the limits of his patience—and his power as Laird.
Torn between revenge and honor, Hanna fears setting aside her vow of vengeance means she has lost her reason for living. Alex is determined to save her, even if it means defying the king.
Review: 5 Stars The Highlander’s Norse Bride by Cathy and DD MacRae is book 3.5 in the “Hardy Heroines” series. This is the story of Hanna of Hällstein and Alex MacLean. This can be a standalone book. Hanna and Alex both know the lost and pain of loosing their family. Alex is encouraged to move on and start to have an heir for the clan but he is finding it hard to move past the pain. Hanna lost her family when two Kings fought and her family was lost as the result of that…she knows seeks vengeance via Alex. But the more she learns of Alex the harder it becomes to go forward with what she thought was what she needed to keep going… is Alex what she needs instead of revenge? Exciting Short read!