Love Beyond Time (A Scottish Time Travel Romance): Book 1 (Morna’s Legacy Series) by Bethany Claire

#1 Amazon Bestseller in Time Travel Romance by USA TODAY Bestselling Author, Bethany ClaireDo You Love Sexy Scots, Romance, & Mystery? “Love Beyond Time” will make you laugh, cry, and leave you eager for more.It began nearly four hundred years ago. The Conall clan and all their people were murdered in a surprise attack, their beloved castle and all evidence of who destroyed them burned to the ground with their bodies. In the centuries following, archaeologists searched through the ruins looking for any evidence of what or who had caused the untimely demise of such a powerful Scottish clan. All efforts were fruitless, until a spell put in place by an ancient Conall ancestor finally began to work its magic…Texas kindergarten teacher, Brielle Montgomery, finds comfort in the mundane routines of her life, but when her archaeologist mother asks her to accompany her on a dig in Scotland, she decides to step out of her comfort zone. Once in Scotland, they discover a secret spell room below the castle ruins, and Bri finds herself transported back in time and suddenly married to the castle’s ill-fated Laird. Now, she must work to change the fate of his people, all while trying to find a way to return to her home and century. But with each passing day, Bri finds herself falling more deeply in love with her new husband. If she can find a spell to bring her home, will she use it? And if she stays, will it ultimately mean her own death as well?˃˃˃ “Be swept away by Bethany Claire’s miraculous love story that transcends time and space. Sexy, Scottish, time-travel. It doesn’t get much better than this.” DeWanna Pace, NY Times & USA Today Bestselling AuthorScroll up and grab a copy today.

Author: Bethany Claire

Rating: Rating: 4.20 / 5
971 reviews

The Grand Masquerade (Bold Women of the 19th Century Series) by Amanda Hughes

For readers who like historical fiction with a little romance.
It is a life built on secrets, lust, and lies, and Sydnee Sauveterre is at the center of the charade. Used as a source of income at a stand on the Natchez Trace, she escapes at a young age to start a new life in Louisiana. Gifted with visions and a knowledge of Hoodoo, Sydnee must find her way through the quagmire of danger and deceit that is 19th Century New Orleans. She bans together with four friends to create an illusion within the elegant, high society of the Louisiana Creole. It is a risky charade meant to fulfill all of their secret desires, and Sydnee gambles everything, including love, to lead this double life. Will she survive the grand masquerade?

“Once again Amanda Hughes splashes the pages with adventure and love stories about audacious women in the 18th and 19th Century. Her page-turning tales will keep you on the edge of your seat as you take wild rides through passionate and dazzling periods of history.”

Author: Amanda Hughes

Rating: Rating: 4.50 / 5
356 reviews

ALTDORF: The Forest Knights: Book 1 by J. K. Swift

**MORGARTEN (Book 2) now available on Amazon**ALTDORF (Book 1 of The Forest Knights Duology)A wild land too mountainous to be tamed by plows…A Duke of the Holy Roman Empire, his cunning overshadowed only by his ambition…A young Priestess of the Old Religion, together with a charismatic outlaw, sparking a rebellion from deep within the forests…And an ex-Hospitaller caught between them all.”Re-imagining the William Tell legend–without William Tell.”At the end of the thirteenth century, five hundred orphans and second sons are rounded up from villages in the Alpine countryside and sold to the Hospitaller Knights of St John. Trained to serve as Soldiers of Christ, they fight in eastern lands they know nothing about, for a cause they do not understand.Thomas Schwyzer, released from his vows by the Grandmaster of the Hospitallers, returns to the land of his birth a stranger. Once a leader of men, and captain of the Order’s most famous war galley, he now settles into the simple life of a ferryman. He believes this new role to be God’s reward for years of faithful service fighting the Infidel in Outremer.Seraina, considered a witch by most, a healer by some, is a young woman with a purpose. A Priestess of the Old Religion, and the last Druid disciple of the Helvetii Celts, she has been gifted by the Great Weave to see what others cannot. Her people need her guidance and protection now more than ever. For Duke Leopold of Habsburg, in his efforts to control the St. Gotthard Pass, builds a great Austrian fortress in Altdorf. Once finished, the Habsburg occupation will be complete, but the atrocities visited upon her people will have just begun.Set in medieval Switzerland, ALTDORF, a novel of The Forest Knights, is the first book in a two-book series.76,000 words

Author: J. K. Swift

Rating: Rating: 4.20 / 5
400 reviews

Marked by Dragon’s Blood (Return of the Dragonborn Book 1) by N.M. Howell

Descended from dragons. Condemned to death. Driven underground.Andie Rogers is no stranger to secrecy. After watching her dragonborn mother get taken away at a young age, she has had to learn to use her sorcery inherited from her father to disguise all trace of her own dragon’s blood magic. No longer a child, Andie must attend The University, center of all magic and government in Arvall City, to learn to wield her magic and become a fully-fledged sorcerer. But Andie has another goal in mind. Dreams of her tormented ancestors calling out to her have haunted her since she was a child, and Andie knows she must answer their call and discover the truth. But she must do so in the magical capital in the world, surrounded by powerful sorcerers determined to uphold the lie at all cost. If they discover that she carries the blood of the dragonborn, death with be swift and her people will never get a chance at redemption. Andie is willing to risk everything to shatter the lies that the world has been fed for so many years. She is determined to set her people free.Don’t miss the exciting new urban fantasy readers are calling a mix of Harry Potter and Aragon.

Author: N.M. Howell

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
202 reviews

The Daring Heart (The Highland Heather and Hearts Scottish Romance Series Book 3) by Carmen Caine

Kirkus Reviews – “… a comforting read featuring a couple worth rooting for from their first dagger-point meeting.” The Daring Heart is a Best Romance IPPY Bronze Medal Winning Novel!(Scotland, 1482)To the scandalous Lord Julian Gray, marriage is a malady and nothing more.How can a man even court a lass longer than a fortnight when there are so many pouting lips to kiss? Roaming the courts of Europe, Julian appears to spend his time drinking wine, wagering gold, and dandling willing lasses upon his knee. But no one knows the man behind the mask. No one knows that he is Le Marin–Europe’s most daring and brazen spy.But everything changes the night he finds a dagger pressed against his ribs and an alluring hazel-eyed minx in his bed.Born into the Vindictam, the renowned Venetian family of assassins, Liselle dreams of the day she will be allowed to practice the family craft. And when she is sent to the Scottish court, her dream is finally realized. But is it an honor … or a curse?As the threat of civil war looms over Scotland, and the king’s own brother conspires with the English to put himself on the Scottish throne, Julian can’t help but be distracted by the mysterious Venetian beauty and her many secrets.But will it be his undoing?

Author: Carmen Caine

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
110 reviews

Butter in the Well: A Scandinavian Woman’s Tale of Life on the Prairie (Butter in the Well Series Book 1) by Linda K. Hubalek

Butter in the Well: A Scandinavian Woman’s Tale of Life on the Prairie, 1868-1888
Butter in the Well Series, Book 1
Swedish immigrant Kajsa Svensson Runeberg fights to survive and build a homestead on the Kansas prairie as she and her family faces the trials of weather, disease, accidents, and loneliness.
This historical fiction, written in the form of diary entries dating 1868 to 1888, is based on the actual woman who homesteaded the author’s childhood home. True stories gathered on this Swedish family and community show the determination these pioneers had, to face and overcome the conflicts and tragedy that happened in their lives.
“…could well be the most endearing ‘first settler’ account ever told. Once a reader starts the book, they are compelled to keep reading to see what will happen next on the isolated prairie homestead. Not to be missed!- Capper’s Family Bookstore

Author: Linda K. Hubalek

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
109 reviews

The Texas Women of Spirit Trilogy by Angela Castillo

Books 1-3 in the Texas Women of Spirit series. Clean, Christian fiction set in 1890’s Texas.Book 1: The River Girl’s SongZillia Bright never dreamed she’d be orphaned at sixteen and left to care for her baby brother and Papa’s farm. With only a mule and a hundred year old shotgun , she must fight to protect what’s hers. Countless dangers lurk on the Bastrop, Texas riverside. Zillia must rely on the help of her best friends, Soonie and Wylder, to hold her world together. With Zillia’s struggles come unexpected miracles, and proof that God might just listen to the prayers of a river girl.Book 2: The Comanche Girl’s Prayer It’s 1890. Called by God, nineteen-year-old Soonie Eckhart travels to an illegal Comanche and Kiowa settlement in North Texas to become a teacher for the children in hiding. Despite her Comanche roots, she finds many in the group, including a volatile young man named Lone Warrior, refuse to accept her. After a chance encounter in the hills with a band of dangerous men, Soonie must draw on the deepest parts of her faith and courage to survive. Book 3: The Saloon Girl’s JourneyWeary of the saloon girl life—and tired of being slapped around—Darla North decides to start over and let her new-found faith lead her. A friend sends her to Downs House, a place for ‘unfortunate women.’ Darla is offered a home—if she can behave herself. Old habits are hard to break, but Darla is desperate to prove to everyone that she’s changed, especially Ethan Downs, the owner’s sensitive and sweet son. But when Darla’s past threatens to catch up with her, she must decide to face the truth . . . or run away again.

Author: Angela Castillo

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
112 reviews

The Bedeviled Heart (The Highland Heather and Hearts Scottish Romance Series Book 2) by Carmen Caine

Free ParTay Super Free Friday! For One Day Only, March 28, The Bedeviled Heart will be FREE! If you like The Bedeviled Heart you might also like these other FREE books:The Paris Caper, A rogue detective will do anything to catch the sexy international thief he’s fixated upon. By Nina Bruhns. The Great Big Fairy, He didn’t know he was a fictional character. By Dani Haviland.     Living with The Hubster, He’s the banjo-playing captain of her life’s ship. By Judy S. Watts.     The Huntress, When they first met, he shot her. Catch The Huntress. By Dorothy McFalls.To enter to win a Kindle and $25 worth of Amazon gift cards, simply visit FreePartay.com and sign up for our newsletter! “The Bedeviled Heart” is the Silver Medal Romance Winner of the 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards!Cameron Malcolm Stewart, Earl of Lennox, had made his peace with destiny. It was not his fate to love as other men. Wed and widowed seven times, he had come to believe that sharing his name alone would consign a woman to an early grave.So, on the sunny spring day Cameron encounters a delightfully devious, bright-eyed lass selling charmed stones in one of Stirling’s alehouses, he tosses her a shilling, thinking only to steal a kiss. But it is a kiss that will change his life forever.To care for her ailing father, the precocious Kate Ferguson has resorted to swindling the drunkards of Stirling. But a chance meeting with a handsome and seductively mysterious outlaw named Cameron ends with a kiss that changes the course of her destiny.But as dark times descend upon Scotland, Kate is inadvertently caught in a deadly web of court intrigue spun by the royal favorite, Thomas Cochrane. And as King James III falls prey to his fear of the Black Arts, accusations of witchcraft and treachery abound.The fate of Scotland itself hangs in the balance, and while Cameron vows to defy destiny itself to hold Kate forever in his arms, he must unravel the plots of nobles and commoners alike to protect the country that he loves.

Author: Carmen Caine

Rating: Rating: 4.50 / 5
232 reviews

The Tale of Nefret (The Desert Queen Book 1) by M.L. Bullock

“The Story of the Most Mysterious Queen of Ancient Egypt”Explore the Legend of Nefertiti!Twin daughters of an ancient Bedouin king struggle under the weight of an ominous prophecy that threatens to divide them forever. Royal sibling rivalry explodes as the young women realize that they must fight for their future and for the love of Alexio, the man they both love. The Tale of Nefret chronicles their lives as they travel in two different directions. One sister becomes the leader of the Meshwesh while the other travels to Egypt as an unwilling gift to Pharaoh.From the desert to the throne room, The Tale of Nefret is the first book in The Desert Queen trilogy, the fictional story of Nefretiti, Queen of Egypt. The Desert Queen SeriesThe Tale of NefretThe Falcon RisesThe Kingdom of Nefret˃˃˃ Seven Sisters SeriesSeven SistersMoonlight Falls on Seven SistersShadows Stir At Seven SistersThe Stars That FellThe Stars We Walked Upon ˃˃˃ Praise for The Tale of Nefret”Amazing! Best book to date from Bullock book yet. You get caught up in the characters and story almost from the first page. The book stands alone but definitely begs for the next book to come soon. Every character breathes from the moment they walk into a scene, and you can’t help but be invested in the outcome of their lives. The desert of Egypt is just another bonus, you can feel the heat and the sand as you read and the visits to the cool oases are just as soothing. This is worth your time, I finished it in one day.” If you love fast-paced historical fiction, grab a sample or pick up your copy today!

Author: M.L. Bullock

Rating: Rating: 4.50 / 5
87 reviews