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The Falcon Club consists of five secret agents who seek missing persons for the king and they have all just quit. Scotsman Uilleam ‘Leam’ Blackwood, the Earl of Blackwood and a member of the Falcon Club, was extensively educated, yet he showed himself as a ruffian to society. For the past five years he has worked undercover. The members of the Falcon Club sought those missing persons whose retrieval merited a degree of secrecy. His cousin Constance had started helping two years ago after Leam invited her. At thirty-one, he felt he was too old to continue with the Falcon Club and like the rest of the agents; he was getting out after five years of service. Leam had lost his Scottish brogue when he was younger. But he still affected it to suit his purposes. Although his life with the Falcon Club was over, they had one last mission for him. He has to find one of his fellow Falcon Club members who had gone missing. So he left London to complete his task, and then he could head for Scotland and resume his old life.
Kitty had only spoken to Lord Blackwood once, three years earlier, but he had changed her life. He had given her the will to turn her back on the vengeance she had sought and start her life anew. That is, until Lord Poole had tried to accuse her brother of criminal activities to hide his own six months ago. To save her brother, she had taken the information she had collected about Poole out from under the lock and key where she had placed it and used it against him. However, with the mistakes she had made in her life and the fact that she knew herself to be barren; she knew she could never marry, though she longed for such a life.
Coincidentally, Leam and Kitty found themselves at the same inn, meeting again for the first time in three years. As the snow deepens and they are unable to continue on their separate journeys, snowbound at the inn, they find it hard to keep their hands off of each other. But he is determined to let her go and never marry again. However, when danger threatens the woman he loves; will it convince him to give them a chance at a future together?
An absolutely delicious read, WHEN A SCOT LOVES A LADY is an exciting and passionate historical romance, the wonderful start of talented author Katharine Ashe’s new FALCON CLUB series. I absolutely loved it. The surprising plot twists add a special touch to an already delightful story.
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