THe Kilted Governess

THe Kilted Governess

by Janet Quinn
     
 

In 1845 Scotland, Eirica MacDougall’s ailing father promises her in marriage to a line of suitors who want her farm and are willing to overlook “the incident” that ruined her reputation at sixteen. Also, her father, who has forgotten his younger child is a daughter, hires Duncan MacKinnon as governess to her young sister. Eirica has vowed to…  See more details below

Overview

In 1845 Scotland, Eirica MacDougall’s ailing father promises her in marriage to a line of suitors who want her farm and are willing to overlook “the incident” that ruined her reputation at sixteen. Also, her father, who has forgotten his younger child is a daughter, hires Duncan MacKinnon as governess to her young sister. Eirica has vowed to never give her heart away or to wed. She is determined to run her father’s sheep ranch and care for her sister. Then Duncan enters her life.

When her father dies, suitors become more adamant that she chose one. Duncan steps in to help her keep the suitors at bay. But someone wants her inheritance and threatens her family and the ranch. She must convince Duncan to marry her to save her from the suitors. Duncan, having nothing to offer but his love, refuses. However, he knows that he must save her reputation and her life because she has stolen his heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014417983
Publisher:
Janet Cornelow
Publication date:
05/11/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
827 KB

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Meet the Author

Janet Quinn has always been a storyteller. She has put her love of stories into her writing. While honing her craft, she earned a B.A. and an M.A. in journalism. Then she took up teaching high school English and writing. She has also taught novel writing classes at the Learning Tree University in California.

Her first novel, Yesteryear’s Love, was published by Berkley/Jove under their Time Passages imprint. It placed in the finals of the Romance Writers of America/Orange County Chapter’s Orange Award Contest for published writers for best historical.

A Moment In Time is her second time travel and takes the reader back to 1692 and a pirate boat. The Lucky Lady, a western with a gambler and a seamstress with a secret, it a western romance. The Irish Countess takes the reader to Ireland during the great potato famine where Ciara must save the man she loves as well as her tenants. The Irish Countess was an EPPIE finalist in 2007. The Enchanted Hawk is a fantasy romance novel with Brylynn, a shape-shifter, who must help Thom save his kingdom. The Chronicles of Augeas take the reader to the land of Augeas filled with magic and evil.

When she isn’t writing historical or time travel novels, Janet teaches at two online universities. She lives in Southern California with one of her three sons, who encourage her writing, and her kitten and dog.

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