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Celeste Barclay presents Book 3 in the Highland Ladies series. Contains mature themes.
Can a lady-in-waiting resist the pressure to marry a stranger?
Traumatized from an attack, Cairstine is determined never to marry and never to be subjected to a man's control. But one obstacle stands in her way: her younger sister can't marry the man she loves until Cairstine marries first. When Cairstine's father refuses to consider her choice to become a nun, can Cairstine convince an unsuspecting friend to pose as her betrothed?
Can a renowned rake reform his ways in time to protect a lady-in-waiting he never thought he would befriend?
Eoin Grant watched his twin brother, Ewan, fall in love and marry. When Cairstine Grant blindsides him with a proposition to pretend to be her betrothed, Eoin realizes a real future with Cairstine might be better than pretend. Can he convince Cairstine to trust him enough to see a future together?
Can a relationship based upon a falsehood grow into something real?
Eoin's conscience demands he help Cairstine when she asks for his help, but he's not certain he can live with a lie that might tear apart his heart. When danger and necessity force them to decide, Eoin and Cairstine discover playing pretend isn't just for children.
Contains mature themes.
Running time 10 hrs