The McKinnon The Beginning: Book 1 - Part 1 The McKinnon Legends (A Time Travel Series)

The McKinnon The Beginning: Book 1 - Part 1 The McKinnon Legends (A Time Travel Series)

by Ranay James

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“Nic, my friend, you think Fate’s a witch? Just wait until you meet her sister Destiny.” ~ Connor Holden, Earl of Featherstone.
Every story has a beginning often driven by fate. The McKinnon The Beginning Part 1 is no exception.
It is the year of our Lord 1493, and King Henry VII has been seated on the English throne for eight years. He did not get there by chance alone. Nor has he stayed there with ease. He has his favorites, generously rewarding those who serve him well. Sir Nic McKinnon is at the top of that list.
For his faithful devotion, Nic finds himself graciously rewarded. That reward is the hand in marriage to the seventh Duchess of Seabridge. The only issue is Nic isn’t interested in the bounty, and taking a wife is certainly not in his plans. However, he understands that seeming ungrateful to Henry for his gift or disobeying a king’s command is never wise. Nic reluctantly agrees to marry. Living with his duchess was not one of Henry’s stipulations.
To that end, Nic’s plan is to marry the young duchess, and then leave her to her own designs. That is until he finds that she is in danger, so much so that she is fleeing for her very life. Nic is sworn to protect the king’s subjects who cannot protect themselves, but more than that, no one threatens what belongs to a McKinnon. She belongs to him by the king’s decree. The question now is not whether he marry her and leave her behind—the question is much more clear: can he keep her alive?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152451177
Publisher: Ranay James
Publication date: 11/05/2015
Series: McKinnon Legends A Time Travel Series , #1
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 43,398
File size: 659 KB

About the Author

Ranay James moved to a small farm in East Texas, along with her husband and two dogs after walking away from the fast paced corporate life in 2012. Ranay graduated from college majoring in accounting and finance with a minor in business management and law. Becoming a romance writer seems a most unlikely path for a woman who spent most of her career managing people and operational practices within the corporate environment. It all began in 2004 on New Year's Day. Having made a list of things that she wanted to accomplish for the year, she added some items to that list that would push her skill set and take her out of her comfort zone. Writing a novel was one of those items. Later that day, Ranay sat down at her computer. Looking at that blank word document, she simply wrote the first thing that came into her mind. "What were you thinking?" she wrote, remembering the line from a dream she had in a hotel room in Houston, Texas in 2002. Several chapters in, Ranay found her voice as the story began to form. It came from a place that she never knew existed. Ranay began to write that day in 2004 and simply never stopped. Eleven years later, with twelve published works to her name, and nine more completed awaiting publication, Ranay has found a new passion - the love of storytelling and sharing her characters with the world.

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The McKinnon The Beginning: Book 1 - Part 1 The McKinnon Legends (A Time Travel Series) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The first part of this book was pretty good but the more further along I read the more unlikable the heroin became. At the begining the hero was strong then became a whimp. There was no sex sceen and l did not like the ending. This book is more for a teenager than an adult.
Dawncatlady More than 1 year ago
Nik is rewarded a bride from the King that he doesn't necessarily want. He finds the Duchess of Seabridge is in trouble and now must quest to keep her alive and his bride. This is part 1 of 2 part book. Enjoyed the setting and want to read the second book. Ebook from Net Galley and publishers with thanks. Opinions are entirely my own
A Bibliophile's Persuasion More than 1 year ago
Outstanding writing...very entertaining. Couldn't put it down!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fascinating read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Looking to see charaters grow