Category: Adults, Historical Fiction, Romance
English-born Edilean Talbot is very out of place when she arrives in 1766 Scotland to live with her uncle. A pressing problem presents itself when her uncle plans to marry off the rich, beautiful and well-educated Edilean to one of his unsavory friends the moment she turns 18.
Angus McTern leads a life of humble respectability - until Edilean Talbot arrives, pleading for his help. Angus can't deny the ache in his heart for the beautiful heiress, so when she tells him how her fortune was stolen, reluctantly Angus McTern, helps her escape and accompanies her on a transatlantic voyage acting the role of husband. Once in Boston, they go their separate ways, later reuniting when old friends help Edilean dispense with an enemy.