The Countess (The Bride Quest Book 4)

The Countess (The Bride Quest Book 4) Be mine for a year and a day and I will possess your heart forever Driven from her late husband s estate, Countess Eglantine de Crevy fled to wildest Scotland to claim a castle, only to find a ruin and a clan chieftain standing guard Kinbeath was hers, she declared, vowing to rebuild the manor and launch a bride quest so her daughters could marry for love But Duncan MacLaren had devised a bride quest of his own, swearing to win the land and the fiery countess in a war of sweet seduction Eglantine declared she would never be captured by this barbarian Yet Duncan awakened passions she had never known before She promised to fight him with every weapon at her command even as he vowed to woo her for a year and a day and make her his pagan bride Each thought Kinbeath the prize the most desired, a prize to be won at any price Until passion turned to love, and the chieftain found himself fighting for the heart and hand of the woman he was born to possess. Free Read eBook The Countess (The Bride Quest Book 4) Author Claire Delacroix – rarefishingbooks.co.uk Eglantine and DuncanEglantine de Crevy leaves Arnelaine Manor with her daughters and the Arnelaine Crevy staff for the wilds of Scotland There she encounters Duncan MacLaren, the Chieftain of Clan MacQuarrie, and his men Eglantine and Duncan both want the same thing Kinbeath Ceinn beithe in the Scots tongue and its surrounding lands For Eglantine, Kinbeath is her last hope She has left all she knew to provide for her daughters All she had not been granted a love match Duncan must ho Eglantine and DuncanEglantine de Crevy leaves Arnelaine Manor with her daughters and the Arnelaine Crevy staff for the wilds of Scotland There she encounters Duncan MacLaren, the Chieftain of Clan MacQuarrie, and his men Eglantine and Duncan both want the same thing Kinbeath Ceinn beithe in the Scots tongue and its surrounding lands For Eglantine, Kinbeath is her last hope She has left all she knew to provide for her daughters All she had not been granted a love match Duncan must hold on to Ceinn beithe for hereditary reasons and for his king Duncan falls hard for Eglantine, but does he have the hope of winning her love in return This novel is filled with hope, but also assumptions based on past experiences It is good to not
DNF at page 120.As most of my goodreads friends know, I m a HUGE fan of Claire Delacroix and her work I ve read almost everything she has ever written and I ve grown to like herwith her newer series.That said, this is an older book I ve liked other books in the Bride Quest series, but it has been inconsistent loved The Princess but didn t like The Damsel I m very much a character centric reader The plot can be nuts, but if I like the character s and find them to be believable even if DNF at page 120.As most of my goodreads friends know, I m a HUGE fan of Claire Delacroix and her work I ve read almost everything she has ever written and I ve grown to like herwith her newer series.That said, this is an older book I ve liked oth
I have read all the other books in the Brides Quest series and have thoroughly enjoyed them all That s part of the reason The Countess was such a disappointment The writing was just as good, the storyline was interesting The problem narrowed down to one thing and it was a book breaker Eglantine is written as a strong, courageous, woman of high values and the will do accomplish them She takes charge of her family and flees to an unknown land with nothing but a deed, bravely confron
This book is a hard 3.75stars Romance, highland men, an excellent story descriptive scenes that make you feel apart of the story Duncan is amazing, hot and every women s fantasy Eglantine horrible name took some getting used to Now I commend her on putting her children first and even understand her hesitation to trust men to a point, but when Duncan proves over and over how honorable he is with not just words but action and she still didn t trust him Let s just say she got on my nerves c This book is a hard 3.75stars Romance, highland men, an excellent story descriptive scenes that make you feel apart of the story Duncan is amazing, hot and every women s fantasy Eglantine horrible name took some getting used to Now I commend her on putting her children first and even understand her hesitation to trust men to a point, but when Duncan proves over and over how honorable he is with not just words but action and she still didn t trust him Let s just say she got on m
The CountessAnother good romantic read in The Bride Quest series The heroine is a strong character resigned to never find love but is adamant about her daughters having a choice of love The hero is a man who shoulders responsibility for situations that were not h
A wonderful historical romance story This book will transport you back to the early settlers of Scotland, with in depth descriptions of the beauty of the land Great plot as Eglantine and Duncan strive apart and together to overcome adversity and learn to
Strong HeroinesThis was a wonderful medieval romance that I read almost straight through I had trouble putting it down I literally read into the wee hours of the night In what would have floored a weaker woman, Elginetine rallied her meager resources and headed, with her whole household, in
Another captivating taleThe author uses language with cadence of the middle ages to create characters of modern sensibilities The heroine has endured two bad marriages and escapes with a group of vassels to land in Scotland she thinks she owns The l
The Countess The Bride Quest Book 4 The love story of Duncan and Eglantine, and Alienor and Iain Eglantine is on the run from a very old knight who was betroth to her fourteen year old daughter She hose to Scotland to a place want by the Scot
A third chance for loveEglantine leaves France with only her daughters futures in mind, but finds herself being pursued by a savage Scotsman Duncan MacLaren never thought to be chieftain and never expected to find the love of his life Their tale of discovery and redemptio