The Eternal Highlander [NOOK Book]

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Writing together for the first time, New York Times bestselling authors Lynsay Sands and Hannah Howell present the darkly passionate story of two men sworn to conquer the hunger that pounds in their blood--and the women who may be their only salvation. . .

When Darkness Falls. . .

Cathal MacNachton and Connall MacAdie are cousins bound by far more than blood ties and the rugged Highland ...

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The Eternal Highlander

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Overview

Reprinted Edition

Writing together for the first time, New York Times bestselling authors Lynsay Sands and Hannah Howell present the darkly passionate story of two men sworn to conquer the hunger that pounds in their blood--and the women who may be their only salvation. . .

When Darkness Falls. . .

Cathal MacNachton and Connall MacAdie are cousins bound by far more than blood ties and the rugged Highland landscape their clan calls home. The ancient curse of their ancestry has fated them to live by night with an unquenchable thirst that neither can tame. The only thing that can save their souls is marriage to Outsiders--mortals whose untainted blood will weaken the curse in their children and break the chains of fear that have made their clan a breed apart.

Bridget Callan and Eva Caxton are the women who will shape the clan's destiny. Marriage to these strange and mysterious men will rescue each of them from desperate circumstances--and draw them into a web of danger, desire, and intrigue. . .

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
With the current popularity of "creatures of the night" and all things Scottish, this pair of linked stories scores a double hit as it takes two not-quite-mortal Highland cousins determined to break the ancient curse that binds their inbred clan to darkness and bloodlust and brings them each the one thing that can accomplish this a mortal bride. But there are those in the clan who like things the way they are; and as the cousins make wedding plans, others plot something far more sinister. Well-matched protagonists find purpose and love in these fast-paced, creative tales, which feature flashes of humor, unbridled passion, heartwarming tenderness, and differing yet complementary styles. Contributors to the paranormal anthology His Immortal Embrace, veteran romance writers Howell (Highland Warrior) lives in West Newbury, MA, and Sands (Tall, Dark, and Hungry) lives in England. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420133967
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 9/3/2013
  • Series: McNachton Vampires , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 24,799
  • File size: 796 KB

Meet the Author

Lynsay Sands
Lynsay Sands

Biography

Born in Southern Ontario, Lynsay Sands is the New York Times bestselling author of the Argeneau Vampire series. She has written more than 34 books and anthologies since her first novel was published in 1997. Her romantic comedies span three genres—historical, contemporary, and paranormal—and have made the Waldenbooks, Barnes & Noble, USA Today, and New York Times bestseller lists.

Lynsay's books are read in more than twelve countries and have been translated into at least six languages. She's been a nominee for both the Romantic Times Best Historical Romance Award and the Romantic Times Best Paranormal Romance Award, was nominated and placed three times in the RIO (Reviewers International Organization) Awards of Excellence, and has several books on All About Romance's Favorite Funnies list.
Author biography courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers

Good To Know

1.) I started The Deed (my first romantic comedy and the first book to be published) a year after my mother's death. I was very close to my mother and the year following her death was about the most miserable time imaginable. But then I decided I was tired of being down and unhappy, and looked around for something to lift my spirits and make me laugh. When I couldn't find anything, I decided to sit down and write my own. It worked! Emmalene and Amaury's antics in The The Deed had me chuckling as I wrote.
2.) I met my husband in New York in July 2003. I was there because of the RWA conference and he was there on vacation. The first day there we kept running into each other and chatting in front of the hotel, and then he asked to join our group (it was very brave of him. He was the lone male amongst six or seven women, lol). He's a Brit and I'm Canadian and the first two months of our relationship were conducted by phone as well as over the internet. Our first date was a week in New York in September, followed by three weeks in England. He then came to Canada in both November and December, the first time to propose and the second time for Christmas with my family and then to take me back to England with him for New Years. I lived in Northern England for two years. We married in New York and now live in Canada.
3.) I was writing about my husband before I met him. Single White Vampire came out in September 2003 and I took a copy with me to England when I went for the three weeks. I walked into my now-hubby's house to find at least six months worth of mail unopened and stacked up on a shelf inside the front door. When I stopped dead, eyes going wide with shock and asked "My God. That's mail. You don't open your mail?" He looked embarrassed and muttered some explanation about bills automatically being paid by the bank so no need to open those and everything else was unsolicited and he couldn't be bothered. When I burst out laughing, he started to frown and said "What?" My response was to dig out the copy of Single White Vampire and hand it over with the suggestion he read it. The mail thing wasn't the only similarity he had to Lucern Argeneau. There are many more and when he sat down to read the book, he kept stopping and turning a rather startled and even suspicious gaze my way and muttering that this sounded familiar" or that did. I had to point out that it really was coincidence, that I had written that story at least nine months before meeting him. LOL.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2013

    The Eternal Highlander

    I love reading books about vampires and books about Highland men. This book has it all and I absolutely LOVED it! It has suspense, romance (boy does it) and some surprises. I would definitely recommend this book. I am planning on getting the rest of the series.

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