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The Dreamer

The Dreamer

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by May McGoldrick

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The acclaimed author of The Thistle and the Rose presents an exciting new trilogy. Three sisters each hold a clue to their family's treasure-and the key to the hearts of three Highland warriors...

When her late father was branded a traitor to the king, Catherine Percy found sanctuary in Scotland. But a case of mistaken identity put her in a compromising position


The acclaimed author of The Thistle and the Rose presents an exciting new trilogy. Three sisters each hold a clue to their family's treasure-and the key to the hearts of three Highland warriors...

When her late father was branded a traitor to the king, Catherine Percy found sanctuary in Scotland. But a case of mistaken identity put her in a compromising position with the Highland earl sworn to protect her. Marriage to him saved her reputation, but nothing could save her from the passion that bent her body to his will-and shattered his last defense ...

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Kathe Robin
Delightful, entertaining, fast-paced and the beginning of a grand new series, The Dreamerwill hold a special place in your heart. May McGoldrick has done it again...written a tantalizing treat.
Romantic Times

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Dreamer 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
NavyWave62 More than 1 year ago
ONE OF THE BEST! I bought the bundle and just had to write about the Dreamer before I went on to book 2 of this series. I stayed up until 3:20 A.M., reading this story. As our reviewer's have said, I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN! When I got to the end of this story, I was disappointed that the CURSE wasn't explained. Then reading more of what the author's wrote at the end of The Dreamer, I realized that it was all explained The Flame. So I just ordered it and waiting for it to appear in my Nook (why can't it be as fast as the Kindle)? Anyway, the way everything is described I could picture the hill sides, the Castle, EVERYTHING! The lovemaking scenes were very well written, not erotica type, but still got my heart a racing!!! This is a fantastic storyline, many twists, turns and downright suspenseful. I can't recommend this book highly enough. I would suggest doing better research than I did, and read at least the Flame first, and who knows what else I missed. This book can stand alone, but why not enjoy the way these writer's weave their stories and get lost in the HIGHLANDS. (LJB)
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm an avid reader and always looking for new authors i've never read before. when i found this book at the local library, i bought it and took it home. I have to say it was a great book. Now i'm waiting for them to get me some more of her books to read thru interlibrary loan. She is great with her characters and building suspense. Keep up the good work :)
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is exquiset! Loved the way the book flowed together. The book has so much passion, as well as rebellion when Catherine Percey finds herself in a bed with a man. He had snuck in her bed thinking she was his fiance. His wife ran off, so he made her his bride. He took her back to his castle, where she despised him! Love took a turn with many events happeneing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We¿re BACK!!! To the many, many readers who sent us e-mail and letters asking when the next book will be out¿thank you, thank you, thank you. And thank you, as well, to all of you who¿after reading FLAME¿told us we should write John Stewart¿s story. Well, here it is. THE DREAMER, the first of three medieval romances set in Scotland and all to be released this year! Our publisher is enthusiastically calling it our Highland Treasure Trilogy¿ Three sisters¿on the run from the England of Henry VIII¿escape to the Highlands of Scotland, only to find¿Hold on! We don¿t want to give away the stories¿ ;-) Just stay tuned. The second book, THE ENCHANTRESS, will be an August 2000 release, and the third, THE FIREBRAND, will be released November 2000. Now, on a different topic¿ And how do you write together? How can you possibly work with your spouse and maintain your sanity? How do you decide whose input is better? Is blackmail a more effective tool in a working relationship than¿say, a two-by-four? You can find all these answers and more in MARRIAGE OF MINDS: COLLABORATIVE FICTION WRITING, by Nikoo and Jim McGoldrick (AKA May McGoldrick). Check it out! We love to hear from our readers. Also, if you¿d like to receive a bookmark with the cover of THE DREAMER, please e-mail us at McGoldrickMay@aol.com Thanks, Nikoo & Jim McGoldrick (AKA May McGoldrick)
Anonymous 19 days ago
This was a very well-written book. The characters were likeable, and the plot moved along. As with many free books, it's the first in a series, but it is a full-length novel and doesn't leave a cliffhanger to make you buy the rest of the series. However, I plan to purchase the rest of the trilogy, as the author has created a world and storyline that I want to revisit.
Anonymous 3 months ago
Enjoyed the book; relatively fast paced compared to others of this genre which kept it interesting for me. Would recommend.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be fantastic, once I got into it. It took me until about the middle of the book to really get into the Percy storyline, with the Treasure and all... but I loved the book nonetheless. As soon as I finished it, I picked up the second in the series and couldn't put it down! It's a refreshing change to have the man in the story realize he loves the woman before the book's last twenty pages... the main two characters have a dazzling romance that will leave those who love historical romances woven with adventure and mystery with a smile. This is a must read for anyone who loves romances in the Highlands!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
a must read by anyone how is of Celtic hertiage, This was my fisrt book by May McGoldrick but will not be my last. I rank this arthur with Nora Roberts and Danille Steele.
harstan More than 1 year ago
In 1535, the three sisters flee Yorkshire, England when they learn their father is dead and accused of being a traitor. The oldest sibling Catherine Percy flees to Scotland where she meets the traveling Ellen Crawford, fiancee of Lord Athol, John Stewart. At an inn, Ellen gets Catherine to switch rooms. John enters the room expecting Ellen but finds himself compromised with Catherine.

To save her reputation, John insets they immediately marry. He does not wait for her reply, but instead sends for a priest. After they are wed, he becomes frustrated with his spouse when she insists on opening a school, which leads to a feud with his own brother Adam. Still, the duo begins to fall in love with one another, but she fears letting herself fully go to him because she worries about her two sisters and the English King¿s men.

The first entry in the Highland Treasury series, THE DREAMER, is a gem of a historical romance that will elate fans of Scottish tales. The story line is fast-paced, filled with action, and contains a bit of a mystery involving a treasure. Readers will find John and Catherine enchanting, especially the hero who appeared in a previous novel. The return of other characters adds a sense of depth and homecoming even as the audience will want to read the tales of Laura, Adrianne, and more about the treasure as well as other works by marvelous May McGoldrick.

Harriet Klausner

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Anonymous 15 days ago
Great book. I have to get the other books. I want to know everything that happened before and what happens next. This makes for a good read when you get so drawn in that your mind just thurst fot more.
Anonymous 16 days ago
Love it
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
DIZ ISH AWSHUM! Oh btw. Her little sister got creepy in the end. Just sayin.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really thought I would like this book since it has so many great reviews but I just couldn't get into it. I love historical romances but this book didn't do it for me. The writing itself was good but there wasn't any chemistry between the lead characters. I didn't feel any romance, chemistry, or sexual tension between them. Not a horrible book but wasn't a page turner either.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read
cmb1266 More than 1 year ago
Great story line. Great charactors. Excellent writing.  I recommend reading the trilogy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago