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To protect his loved ones and escape the dark fate of his brothers, a noted warrior abandons his identity. Hiding from relentless soldiers who want him dead, Brody MacCaulay vows to protect the woman he loves more than life, more than freedom, more than Scotland. But his presence throws her into danger.
A VOW HONORED
To escape an arranged marriage to an abusive noble, a Lowland Lady weds a stranger to save his life. But vows spoken do not make a marriage, especially when Megan MacMurry holds a different love inside her heart.
A SACRIFICE MADE
Outlawed, and with a price on his head, Brody condemns himself to a life of heartbreak without Megan. Wanting her desperately, knowing he can't have her, he heads alone to certain death...
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Vendor: White Rose Publishing
Publication Date: 2010
ConnieKentuckyAge: Over 65Gender: Female4 Stars Out Of 5Scottish Christian FictionJuly 18, 2017ConnieKentuckyAge: Over 65Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5It is 1746 and noted Scottish warrior Brody MacCauley finds himself injured and his father and brothers dead from a battle with the English. Even as he is forced into hiding Brody recognizes the need to protect his mother and sister from this enemy. His life is saved when Lady Megan MacMurray weds him to escape an arranged marriage to an abusive noble and they enter into a a marriage in name only. Soon Brody realizes that Megan's life is also in danger and he is afraid that he will lose her! Thus begins a tale of deception, protection, immense trust and intense love. If you enjoy Scottish historical fiction you will enjoy this book and you will feel like you are in Scotland as you read the dialogue that the author has injected with rich Scottish brogue. "Masquerade Marriage" is full of action, suspense and beautiful romance and Anne Greene has also filled it with themes of faith and trust. As their masquerade marriage develops into a marriage filled with love and devotion Brody and Megan must learn to trust each other and to rely on their God for protection and guidance. This is wonderful Christian fiction!
I won a copy of this book in a contest offered by the author and The Book Club Network.
AnnelrBrighton, MIAge: Over 65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Outlaws and Inlaws on the Scottish MoorsJune 13, 2017AnnelrBrighton, MIAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Masquerade Marriage by Anne Greene is a historical romance centering around Scotland in the mid-1700s. It's a story of a Scottish war between the English and the Scots and a story about families and the things we do for those who we love. Somewhat impetuous and bold, Megan, a young Lowland woman weds a Highlander to save his life and herself from an arranged marriage to an odious man. The characters are strong and vibrant, yet not without their flaws and faults. The story line is full of action and suspense, often keeping the reader on the edge of the seat wondering how it all will turn out. Will the mismatched bride and groom fall in love? Will they even live long enough to do so? The author gives a lot of interesting history of Scotland and uses the Scottish brogue throughout giving an interesting cadence to the reading of the book. Included at the beginning of the book is also a glossary of Scottish words that might be unfamiliar to the reader. I'm looking forward to reading more by this author. I won a complimentary copy of the book in a contest from Book Club network. I was not required to write a review and the opinions are my own.
debrajane3Bismarck, NDAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Scottish romance suspense at its finest!June 26, 2016debrajane3Bismarck, NDAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5'Masquerade Marriage' is an intriguing story which takes place in Scotland in 1746. There is much danger and suspense in this story with faith , hope and love mixed in. A very good 5-star book!
Brody barely escapes alive the horrible Battle of Culloden. He realizes his fa5ther, brother and most of his friends all lost their lives in this battle. He wonders why God spared him and what he has to do to save his mother and sister.
Lady Megan MacMurry's father promised her in marriage to a mean, abusive man. To save Megan from an unwanted marriage and to save Brody's mom and sister, Megan and Brody decide to marry in name only. The two learn to lean on God and each other.
I received this book for free from The Book Club Network and the author in exchange for my honest review.
DonnaGeorgiaAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A great Christian fiction novelJanuary 27, 2014DonnaGeorgiaAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5I loved this story and I am glad I had the chance to read it. This is the second book by ANNE GREENE that I have read. Both books are stories of two sisters in a Lowlander Scottish family. I recommend you add both to your reading lists. The other book is titled Marriage by Arrangement.
The story takes place in the 1740's between England and the Highlander's of Scotland near Culloden. Brody MacCauley has been gravely injured and is now a fugitive. He wakes up on the battlefield and finds out that his Father and Brothers have been killed. Thoughts turn to the safety of his Mother and Sister.
Lady Megan MacMurry wants to escape an arranged marriage to an abusive English Lord. She is given the chance to save the life of one of the Highlander's fugitives and recognizes Brody's name on the list of men she has been given.
The story includes adventure, danger, brutality of war, romance and love.
Read to see how Megan and Brody's Masquerade Marriage progresses. What will Brody have to give up in order to marry Megan? See how they plan to save as many Highlanders from the English as possible,
I received this book from bookfun.org for my honest opinion and review.
PatsdreamHuntsville, ALAge: Over 65Gender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5Adventure, Action, Intrigue, Faith & LoveJanuary 14, 2014PatsdreamHuntsville, ALAge: Over 65Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This starts at the end of the battle at Culloden in 1746. Brody MacCaulay comes to under the bodies of his clansmen and relatives. He could hear the English soldiers as they walked through the sea of bodies and killed anyone with a breath left in their body. They showed no one any mercy. When its safe Brody slips into the trees to work his way to safety. Megan MacMurry plans to marry one of the Highland warriors to save their life. She contacts the local priest and explains what she wants to do. She will be saving the life of a warrior and thwarting her father's plans to marry an English nobleman. On her sister's wedding day she slips off to see the priest and meet the man she chose from a list. Brody's name was the only one she recognized from her days as a young girl. Brody's marriage is very real to him; however, Megan thinks its a marriage in "name only". Watch the sparks fly, the Duke's attempts to have Brody killed. He wants Megan's father's money and the prestige that is given by the other Lowland Scottish lords. Both Brody and Megan have a strong faith but neither one wants to communicate their true feelings. This only leads to more misunderstanding. Join Megan and Brody as they discover life isn't always like they want it to be. Join these two in fun and adventure, misunderstand and inner growth. Fast paced, well written, good characterizations, strong characters. Anne Greene will keep you reading and wanting the book to last longer. Anne Greene reminded me why I love historical books about Scotland. I read this in one day.
I received this book through www.bookfun.org to read and leave reviews with my honest opinion. I loved this book and hope the author will be doing a sequel to this. It just ended too soon. Will definitely be reading other books by Anne.