Highland Song

Highland Song

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Lainie MacPherson vows to bring a vicious English general who raped her to his knees. Made desperate by the demons within that control her actions, Lainie sees the perfect opportunity to find revenge. In a dark tavern, Lainie steels sealed documents that she hopes will lead to the general's demise. When she flees with the papers, Aaron Slade vows to find out why General Bertram is infatuated with her. Cameron Slade is an English soldier who is tired of war and seeks a way to end his commission in the service of the king. When General Bertram assigns Slade the duty of bringing Lainie MacPherson to Edinburgh to stand trial for treason, Slade says no. But when Bertram tells him he can resign his commission if he does this one last thing, Slade agrees.Slade is unwilling to believe that the MacPherson lass is a spy. He sets a trap for her. Lainie, unable to resist the temptation of stealing sealed documents on their way to General Bertram, takes them.With a display of nimble fingers and secrecy, Lainie not only steals the papers but saves Slade's life. Then she flees, racing toward MacPherson land and safety, realizing it is long past time to put the past behind her and make peace with herself.Narrowly escaping death, Slade realizes the mercenaries in the tavern were also searching for Lainie, hoping to claim the bounty that General Bertram put on her head. For Lainie's sake, Slade knows he must find her before the mercenaries do.Days on the trail eluding the mercenaries, creates an unbreakable bond between Slade and Lainie.Slowly, Slade loses the jaded edge created by the mental abuse of his past loves and Lainie comes to realize that all men do not just take what they want despite the pain their actions may cause. Slade shows Lainie the beauty and pleasure of her sexuality, helping her forget the horrific day she was raped by General Bertram. Lainie gives herself and her heart and soul, showing Slade that he can find true love too.When the trail collapses burying Slade under mud and debris, Lainie risks her life to save Slade. Yet when Slade gains consciousness, he believes she sold herself to the mercenaries for her own gain. Discovering the truth of Lainie's actions, Slade races after Lainie, gaining back her trust and convincing her of his love.show more

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  • English
  • 1587496844
  • 9781587496844

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